New Zealand & New College 2012
Current Place of Residence: Ashburton
University: University of Canterbury
Current/Recent Course: Bachelor of Arts with Honours (English)
Other Information: Andrew completed his BA with First Class Honours in English in 2010 and has published a number of articles. Highly proficient in Mandarin Chinese, Andrew has spent three months this year as a solo traveller in the west of China and as a volunteer English teacher in Lanzhou. Besides volunteer roles in China, Andrew has worked extensively for the Ashburton Safer Community Council with at-risk, underprivileged and abused children, leading a holiday programme primarily funded by Child Youth and Family. Andrew enjoys playing cricket and coached a team of eight and nine year olds. At Oxford he plans to continue his academic research within the English Faculty.