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Graduate profiles in Public Relations

Jacinda Ardern

Bachelor of Communication Studies
Newly minted Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern completed a Bachelor of Communication Studies at Waikato Management School in 2001.


Libby Baron

Bachelor of Communication Studies
Libby Baron is loving the opportunities and lifestyle in Queenstown since she graduated from a BCS degree at Waikato, majoring in public relations.


Ellyse Bowen

Bachelor of Communication Studies
Ellyse Bowen started out as a marketing intern at the University of Waikato, and she jumped at the chance to work here full-time.


Bryce Bozadjian

Bryce travelled from the United States to New Zealand to study at the University of Waikato on our study abroad programme.


Zara Coleman

Bachelor of Communication Studies
Zara Coleman is a blogger at Mosh Social Media and a copywriter at Mabel Maguire, a boutique Auckland agency that specialises in content marketing, social media and public relations.


Lucas de Jong

Bachelor of Communication Studies
Lucas de Jong is a born story-teller. So it was only natural that he would wind up with a successful career as a broadcast journalist for BBC World News, telling some of the biggest stories on the planet to an audience of millions.


Rebecca Foote

Bachelor of Management Studies with Honours
Rebecca Foote absolutely loves her job as a communications advisor for SKYCITY Entertainment Group in Auckland. “It’s a really varied, cool role. My role is on the promotion and internal communication side of things; to protect and promote SKYCITY’s brand to media, council, government and other key stakeholders," says Rebecca.


James Forster

Bachelor of Communication Studies
Working for the Chiefs Rugby franchise has been the perfect career start for James Forster, a social media marketing specialist who did his Bachelor of Communication Studies degree at Waikato University.


Emily Gallagher

Bachelor of Communication Studies


Courtney Stayte

Bachelor of Communication Studies
Regular business trips to Melbourne, holding the Melbourne Cup Trophy and sampling food created by top celebrity chefs are just a few perks of the job for Bachelor of Communication Studies graduate Courtney Stayte.


Briar Thompson

Bachelor of Communication Studies
Whangarei girl Briar Thompson was awarded a prestigious Rhodes Scholarship to study at Oxford after completing her communications degree at Waikato - and now she's taking a bite out of the Big Apple in New York.