Student Profiles



Meet Allan, he is from Malaysia and is an undergraduate Medicine and Surgery student at University of Auckland. He was the President of the Union of Malaysian Students in Auckland (UMSA) and the organiser of the first ever Malaysian Expo at University of Auckland which led to the victory of UMSA as the Cultural Club of the Year. He was also the Student Ambassador for TEDxUoA and is also the recipient of the UoA Leadership and Service Award. He also tutors international medical students at UoA. He is also the winner of the Global Talent Showcase 2018 for the Science category.



Meet Divya, she is from India and is an undergraduate Construction Engineering student at Auckland University of Technology. She enjoys building connections and thus serves as the International Affairs Officer at AUT and is an Executive Board member at the AUT Student Association (AUTSA) and Auckland Agencies Group (AAG). She also took the initiative to form a bi-lateral agreement between Czech Technical University and AUT to allow students to experience semester abroad. She is also the winner of the Global Talent Showcase 2018 for the Engineering category.



Meet Lei, she is from China and is an undergraduate Arts and Commerce student at University of Auckland. She is passionate about creating sustainable, social enterprises which led to her participation in competitions such as the National Kickstart Challenge and the Kathmandu NZ Auckland Student Social Enterprise Challenge which she won. She has also secured the second place in Deloitte Open Case Competition. She currently works as a Business Analyst at New Zealand Trade and Enterprise. She is also the winner of the Global Talent Showcase 2018 for the Business & Commerce category.



Meet Vinay, he is from Pakistan and he has completed a postgraduate diploma in Computing from Unitec Institute of Technology. He was the international student representative at Unitec and he also participated in the Auckland's 10-year plan led by the Council Ethnic Peoples Advisory Panel to share his views about being more inclusive and valuing diversity. He previously worked as a networking engineer in Pakistan and is now working at Concentrix as the Delivery Center Consultant. He is also the winner of the Global Talent Showcase 2018 for the IT & Digital Technology category.


Meet Fahrein, she is from India and has completed a Masters Degree in Health Informatics from Auckland University of Technology.