Alumni Stories - Ākonga o mua
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Asia - Āhia
“Being an international student is a chance to live in a new country, meet new people, try different food and explore new places every weekend.” – Not sure about applying? Mabel Ye shares her PMSA experience and busts some common myths about study abroad.
“My seven weeks in Taiwan has changed my life, inspired new career and life goals and given me tools to fuel my aspirations as a choreographer and diplomat.” – Xavier Muao Breed is a Master of Dance Studies student who received a PMSA to undertake research in Taiwan.
In 2017, 20 fashion, textile and business students from Massey University spent six weeks in New Delhi, India to study sustainable fashion business.
Previous PMSA recipients
Latin America - Amerika ki te Tonga
“I have improved my Spanish so much that I am fairly fluent, and have learnt a lot about the history and culture of Colombia.” – Eve Bain spent 2017 on an exchange in Colombia.
“I have travelled all over South America, learned about international business, became almost fluent in Spanish and made good friends… I would advise anyone considering something like this to investigate what’s out there.” – Stuart Robinson is spending two years in Colombia studying business. Click here to read about his highlights so far.