Student success and achievements

Our students regularly achieve academic successes resulting from their hard work and commitment.

Our high-achieving students have their academic achievements celebrated at the annual Wellington School of Business and Government Excellence Awards, and student successes are regularly featured in our news section.

Cynthia Hunefeld, the founder of HerbScience.

Atom resident wins prestigious award

Cynthia Hunefeld, Master's student and resident of The Atom Innovation space, received the Momentum Student Entrepreneur Award at the 2019 KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards.

Dr Nazila Alinaghi and Hanna Habibi.

Student and staff experience success at economic conference

Wellington School of Business and Government PhD student Hanna Habibi and Research Fellow Dr Nazila Alinaghi both experienced success at the New Zealand Association of Economists Annual Conference held at the Business School recently.

Students from TOUR380 Tourism Research explore Zealandia.

Tourism students help Zealandia engage with locals

Wellington School of Business and Government students have helped staff at Zealandia Ecosanctuary better understand locals’ awareness and perception of Zealandia as well as provide them with insights into how to better engage with the Wellington community.

Nicola Ngawati - with the Beehive building in the background.

PhD candidate presents at prestigious international conference

The way the New Zealand Government uses art and design to pursue specific public policy objectives was the topic of discussion when Nicola Ngawati, a PhD candidate in the School of Government, presented at the recent Innovation in Public Services and Public Policy (PUBSIC) conference in Milan, Italy.