"What I enjoy most about New Zealand is the nice environment for study, the new friends I’ve made from a variety of cultures and the high standard of living.” "
Pattarin Siripornpak is ambitious for a successful career in business – and saw an international education as essential to meet this goal. Accordingly, she chose to study in New Zealand, initially enrolling with the Academic Colleges Group in Auckland (ACG). With ACG’s quality teaching and support programmes, Pattarin was able to complete two courses, Academic English followed by the University of Auckland Certificate in Foundation Studies.
With these qualifications, Pattarin was then accepted into the University of Auckland where she is currently completing her Bachelor of Commerce.
“My plan is to get a job which is related to business field so that I can use all the skills I obtain from job experience start my own business in the future.”
However, Pattarin firmly believes that her educational choices will greatly assist this process. “High standard education can improve the ability of find effective ways of learning and working. Consequently, from my education I am getting the privilege of gaining more chances of being employed in a good job and get work done efficiently.” She mentions not one but three main benefits she is receiving from her New Zealand education – “the high standard of education, the opportunity to learn English as a second language and exposure to cultural diversification.
Overall, the people she has met, the facilities provided for learning and the New Zealand quality of lifestyle made all the difference for Pattarin. “What I enjoy most about New Zealand is the nice environment for study, the new friends I’ve made from a variety of cultures and the high standard of living.” These will all play a valuable part in her future career in business.
Auckland is New Zealand’s largest city, with 1.3 million people.