Wellington International Student Excellence Award 2016 winners

By Education Wellington October 14, 2016 Life in Wellington Wellington Wellington Activities Wellington Schools

Twelve international students had the opportunity to meet New Zealand’s Deputy Prime Minister Bill English today, when they were awarded a Wellington International Student Excellence Award. The awards, presented at New Zealand’s Parliament, recognise academic achievement, contributions in sports, the arts and in the community. Kathy Nam was the youngest student to be awarded. The […]

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Wellington International Student Excellence Awards

By Education Wellington September 12, 2016 Life in Wellington Wellington Wellington Activities Wellington Schools

The Wellington International Student Excellence Awards recognise the achievements and contributions of international students in Wellington – whether academically, in sports, the arts or community, and celebrate the benefits of international education to the broader community. The awards will be presented by Deputy Prime Minister Bill English on October 14. The winning students will also […]

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Wellington Welcome Event for International Students

By Education Wellington February 11, 2016 Wellington Activities

Each year we celebrate the arrival of international students in Wellington with a fun morning of activities aimed at introducing you to the local culture and starting your academic year on an exciting note. Join us on the 16th of March 2016 at Pipitea Marae if you’re a high school or tertiary student new to the Wellington region. […]

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What The Phở?

By Hien November 14, 2014 Life in Wellington

What The Phở? I know what you are thinking, but it’s not it. The proper pronunciation for Phở is: [fəː˧˩˧] or [fo] and it is one of my all-time favourite Vietnamese foods. Phở is a traditional Vietnamese soup, topped with beef or chicken and garnished with basil, spring onion, mint, sawtooth herbs, and some add-ons: […]

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Cuộc sống Wellington về đêm – Wellington Nightlife

By Hien June 3, 2014 Life in Wellington

Khác biệt lớn nhất giữa Wellington và Hà Nội hay thành phố Hồ Chí Minh là cuộc sống về đêm. Ở Việt Nam, buổi tối thường là lúc nhộn nhiệp nhất, nhưng ở Wellington, hầu hết các cửa hiệu đóng cửa vào lúc 5 hay 6 giờ chiều, chỉ còn lại rạp chiếu phim, nhà […]

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International Students Rugby Tournament

By Henry Shin April 15, 2014 Wellington Schools

The International Students’ Association (ISA) of Wellington College, organised and hosted the International Students’ Rugby Tournament every Friday for six weeks during Term One. The international students from different schools in Wellington, of note Wellington College, Wellington Girls’ College, Onslow College and Samuel Marsden Collegiate School, formed teams with a mixture of boys and girls […]

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A bit about Wellington coffee!

By Hien April 3, 2014 Life in Wellington

A bit about Wellington coffee! / Đôi điều về cà phê ở Wellington! Named the coffee capital of the New Zealand, Wellington has more café per capita than New York. First because Wellingtonians love their coffee and consider it as convenience-everyday goods; second they need a boost in the morning to fuel the rest of their […]

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Students snap what they love about Wellington

By Education Wellington March 25, 2014 Wellington

A shot of a leisurely afternoon in the Botanic Garden’s was Julia Zhu’s take on why she loved studying in Wellington, winning her a photo competition for international students. The 15-year-old from China is studying at Wellington Girls’ College and her photo was one of the most shared on Facebook in Education Wellington’s Student Snaps competition. […]

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New Year in Wellington, NZ

By Major January 16, 2014 Life in Wellington

This holiday, I spent my first New Year’s in Wellington; this is very meaningful to me. I have never celebrated the New Year away from home, so I had so many expectations and couldn’t wait! That evening I went to eat dinner with my friends and after that we went to a bar to play […]

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Indelible memory of Wellington

By Weige Gao December 20, 2013 Life in Wellington

The first impression this coast city gave me is not quite what I expected when I arrived. The land is surrounded by green mountains and blue waters. Piles of houses stand on the mountains which demonstrate a unique picture. Here, I find, not too many pedestrians walk the streets in the daytime. Some of them occasionally […]

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