Rebecca Nash

Fourth Year Certificate in Animal Management (Wild Animal Care)
Unitec Mt Albert

What inspired you to take this course and career path?
I want to be a zookeeper.

Why did you decide to become a Student Rep?
I’ve just finished a bachelor’s degree, so I know the Uni and lecturers well. I thought I’d do a good job because of this.

What changes do you hope to achieve as a Rep this semester?
At this point, I believe this course is run really well, so none.

If you have to bake or cook for others, what is your ‘signature dish?’
American brownies

Where is your hometown and what is the best thing about it?
Feilding. It’s small and homely and really beautiful

If you could travel anywhere, where would it be?
Europe

What is the book or movie that has influenced you the most and why?
It’s a bit typical, but the Hunger Games books because of how strong the main character is, and to keep pushing for what you believe in.

What was your first job (or if you haven’t had a job, your first big responsibility)?
Working at the cinema.

Where do you see yourself in five years’ time?
As a full-time zookeeper.