New Zealand & Somerville 2012
Current Place of Residence: Hamilton
University: The University of Waikato
Current/Recent Course: Bachelor of Communication Studies
Other Information: Briar completed her Bachelor of Communication Studies in 2010 and is now completing her Honours year, majoring in Public Relations. She is a Volunteer Service Worker for Refugee Services, working with displaced families in Hamilton, and is concurrently completing a Certificate in Refugee Resettlement. In the longer-term Briar would like to help shape New Zealand’s policy in developing solutions to the regional and global issues facing the Pacific region as a result of climate change.