Game on

In my final year of primary school, my class received it’s very first computer.  This big piece of creamy-white technology sat proudly in the corner of the room, 30 students staring at it in awe like it was the Elixir of Life.  We took turns to play Where in the World is Carmen San Diego?, a…

Cheers to the lifelong career

“You don’t remember me, do you?” He stood outside my office door, gruff voice parting from his mouth. He looked familiar, but I couldn’t quickly place him.  I would say he was in his 50s. He gazed at me with stern eyes and a staunch posture.  Hmmm, was he a student wanting to make an…

Taking career development to Indonesia

Selamat datang and welcome to my latest blog post! I was in Indonesia a few weeks ago and it was a most amazing experience; for a country with over 200 million people, and over 3000 islands, the pace is fast and city life is brimming with energy.  Despite this, the people I met were incredibly friendly…

And so the adventure begins

Today was an absolute pleasure to see the graduation of Unitec students in the beautifully majestic Auckland Town Hall.  This is truly one of the perks of working in the higher education industry and I get such a thrill to see family and friends cheering on their loved ones.  At times the celebrations were akin to a crowd…