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Andrew Dean

New Zealand & New College 2012

Andrew Dean
  • 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.