Alumni news

Our alumni are making a mark in their fields throughout New Zealand and around the world. Read about some of their recent achievements.

    Richard Foy

    Safeguarding our national memory

    Alumnus and Chief Archivist at Archives New Zealand, Richard Foy, explains why public archives are so fundamental to a nation’s sense of identity.

    Improving lives through research

    After completing a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Applied Statistics at Victoria University of Wellington, Jennifer Summers went on to follow her passion for helping people and influencing policy through public health research. She is now a Research Fellow at King’s College London, where she has been leading a project that will benefit children with cerebral palsy throughout the United Kingdom.

    Rebecca Rice

    Opening windows to history through art

    Te Papa curator and Victoria University of Wellington alumna Rebecca Rice has enjoyed a varied and fulfilling career in art history, which she says was all sparked by a happy accident.

    Brooke Roberts from Sharesies

    Opening up the world of investment

    Alumna and CEO of online wealth development platform Sharesies Brooke Roberts says she co-founded the start-up to make the world of investment more accessible to everyday New Zealanders.

    Neil Holdom

    From metaphysics to mayoralty

    Alumnus Neil Holdom reflects on his journey from a Philosophy and Political Science student at Victoria University of Wellington to becoming Mayor of New Plymouth.

    Jamil Anderlini

    Wanderlust leads to exciting career

    After completing a Bachelor of Arts at Victoria University of Wellington in 1999, Jamil Anderlini, currently based in Hong Kong as the Asia Editor of the Financial Times, went out into the world looking for adventures—and found no shortage of them.