Time to study and explore

Nele Hollopp hails from Germany and is enjoying her time as a year 13 student at Wellington High School

About Nele 

Name: Nele Hollopp 
Age: 17 
School/institution: Year 13 at Wellington High School 
Home city and country: Berlin, Germany  

What are the differences between your classes/teachers here in Wellington compared to back home? 

It is much easier to talk to the teachers here, because they treat you as equal to themselves and are very supportive. 

Are you thinking of staying in Wellington to study after college at a university or tertiary institution? Why? 

I would love to get tertiary education in Wellington because there are so many different opportunities for studying and the student life is great. 

What was the biggest cultural difference you noticed between your home country and Wellington/New Zealand? 

In New Zealand everyone is really friendly and helpful, no matter if you are lost in the streets or trying to make new friends! 

What is your one top tip for someone coming to study in Wellington? 

Go and explore the city as much as you can. Even if you think you have already seen everything, you can find something new every time! 

What is your favourite thing to do in Wellington? 

I absolutely love to ride the cable car up to the botanical garden and have a picnic up there! 

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