“Choose Your Friends Wisely!” The Golden Advice Of Professor Harlene Hayne For University Transitioning.

"Choose Your Friends Wisely." These wise words rang loud and true from the University of Otago's Vice Chancellors Speech (Professor Harlene Hayne) at the American-styled fourth Convocation Ceremony 2019 at the Dunedin Forsyth Barr's Stadium, New Zealand. The crowd roused and roared into life. "Welcome to University! Welcome to your new home!" says James Heath. …

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An International Journey Into a New Zealand Medical School-What a Rural Village Girl did.

  The biggest names in New Zealand where I often get my inspiration stemmed from two prominent figures-they are both phenomenal successes in their own rights! With a long list of prestigious achievements and international honours, both these role models were Otago University (New Zealand) and Havard University (MA, USA) graduates. But more importantly, they …

A New Life Chapter: Creating My Own Pathway Into A Career In Medicine

  "It takes a village to raise a child but it takes a child to raise a village." My previous piece https://wordpress.com/post/adenemustribalgirl.wordpress.com/1908 saw me in a very conflicting state. I had to question myself whether it was worth going on an international humanitarian mission, living my life and completely overlooking my parents to support their …

An End of An Era

As I looked through my goals and reflected on nearly 16 years of a Nursing Career in New Zealand-I was emotional. I have mixed emotions for many reasons. On the 26th July 2018-I hunged up my Nursing Cap. Through the years, I have served as an Oncology/Haematology Nurse, a Rehabilitation Nurse, an Endoscopy Nurse and …