Introducing Study Auckland student ambassador Ma Jealyn “Jhe” Valenzuela from the Philippines.
Jhe is studying student a Master of Disaster Management at the University of Auckland.
Kia ora Jhe, what do you love about Auckland city?
I love that I can both have the vibe of a bustling city and beautiful nature in one place. I love exploring different cultures from all over the world.
What kind of new relationships did you make as a student in Auckland?
I made so many friends representing all continents of the world, and I love how we learn off each other’s rich culture and background.
What has been your favourite experience in Auckland?
I went on a hike up Mt. Eden with my friends, then we had a picnic as we watched the sunset and admired the lights of the city at night.
Fun fact about yourself?
I eat anything except bananas.