Student Blogger Study Abroad

Settling into Wellington: more from Michaela!

On Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, I intern at an organization called Conscious Consumers, located on a bustling area of Wellington called Cuba Street. Conscious Consumers is an organization of about fifteen people with a mission to connect ethically conscious consumers with sustainable businesses, in order to bring positive change to the world. Read More »

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Student Blogger Study Abroad

The views from the Tongariro Alpine Crossing – Michaela’s story

We drove to Cambridge, where we visited the farm of Jeanette Fitzsimons, a former Member of Parliament and co-leader of the Green Party of New Zealand. Before venturing to our next location, Raglan, we stopped at Maungatautari Ecological Island, where we learned about conservation efforts in New Zealand. Throughout this trip, we learned about both Māori and Pakeha (European) perspectives on complex issues such as farming, conservation, and world views. Read More »

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HECUA New Zealand Program Director Charles Dawson at Winona State University

HECUA New Zealand Program Director Charles Dawson and Program Representative Robert Harris III will visit Winona State University today. If you’d like to schedule a meeting with Charles and Robert, […] Read More »

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HECUA New Zealand Program Director Charles Dawson at Augsburg University

HECUA New Zealand Program Director Charles Dawson and Program Representative Raegan Jaeger will visit Augsburg University today. If you’d like to schedule a meeting with Charles and Raegan, or you’d […] Read More »

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New Zealand Program Director Charles Dawson at UMN & Augsburg University

HECUA New Zealand Program Director Charles Dawson and Director of Enrollment Lauren White will be at the University of Minnesota in the afternoon and Augsburg University in the morning today. […] Read More »

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New Zealand Program Director Charles Dawson at Macalester College

New Zealand Program Director Charles Dawson and HECUA program representative Robert Harris III will be on campus at Macalester College today! Drop-in Advising/Alumni Gathering Location: Carnegie Room 305 Time: 11:30am-1pm […] Read More »

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New Zealand Program Director Charles Dawson at College of St. Scholastica

Charles Dawson, Program Director of the HECUA New Zealand semester, and program representative Robert Harris III will be tabling at CSS today. Location: CSS Student Union Time: 8:30am-3:30pm If you […] Read More »

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Study Abroad

Welcome to Wellington!

On Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, I head to Bowen House for my internship with James Shaw, co-leader of the Green Party and newly confirmed Minister of Climate Change. Read More »

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Study Abroad

Kia Ora from New Zealand!

HECUA students group suited up and ready to grab surfboards on Raglan’s main surf beach. Each semester, one student from each HECUA program abroad takes on the role of student […] Read More »

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Study Abroad

The Year of Children in the Garden: Internships in New Zealand

Kaia Desai Fihn will be HECUA’s student blogger for the New Zealand program this spring semester. Kaia is a junior majoring in History and minoring in Race and Ethnic Studies […] Read More »

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