PRINZ Student Ambassadors 2017

Adam Szentes (Undergraduate), Auckland University of Technology (AUT)

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My name is Adam, and I am in my third and final year of a Bachelor of Communication Studies. I am excited to be a PRINZ Student Ambassador and look forward to working together with my fellow students, and PR practitioners. I have a keen interest in how communication can influence behaviour and am passionate about using it for social good. I look forward to the experiences and learning that this year will bring.

Danielle Julian, (Postgraduate) Auckland University of Technology (AUT)

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Danielle is currently studying to earn a BCs (Hons) focusing media relations, political communication and international PR after graduating from AUT with a Bachelor of Communication Studies majoring in PR. Her hobbies include: international travel, reading, brunching with friends and telling people what shampoo they should actually be using.

Grace Jones, Unitec Institute of Technology

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My name is Grace and I am in my final year of study. I am studying towards a Bachelor in Communication doing a double major in Public Relations and Event Management. Before studying I spent two years abroad in London, France and Turkey. My experience of living abroad inspired me to study communications and work in the industry upon my return to New Zealand.

Anna Glibbery, University of Waikato

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My name is Anna and I am in my first year of studying at Waikato. I had a gap year last year and spent eight months working and travelling around Europe and Australia. After travelling, I was inspired to study communications and I am so pleased with my decision.

Anusha Gunasekaran, Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec)

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Hello everyone! My name is Anusha and I am an international student studying Communications at Wintec, specialising in PR and Advertising. I chose to study public relations out of sheer passion, this was a result of travelling abroad where I got to learn about PR in a global context. I'm a people person and I absolutely love to talk! I enjoy exploring new places and cultures. I'm truly excited to take on this journey through PRINZ and look forward to collaborating with the other ambassadors.

Kate Hayhoe (Undergraduate), Massey University (Auckland)

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I’m a second year Bachelor of Communications student, majoring in Public Relations and minoring in Media. I have a strong passion for PR as I love the idea of building strong relationships and helping to manage the reputations of people and businesses. I’m looking forward to interacting with interesting people and gaining valuable knowledge about the PR industry!

Shiqi Tan (Postgraduate), Massey University (Auckland)

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My name is Shiqi and I am studying Marketing at Massey University, Auckland. I attended the PR young professionals seminar PRINZ held in last year which really inspired me and gave me lots of insights about this industry. My passion for creativity and challenge drives me to learn more about this ever-changing industry and also I am looking forward to working with other student ambassadors.

Verity Prudence McRae (Undergraduate), Massey University (Wellington)

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My name is Verity and I’m studying communication at Massey University, Wellington. I consider myself a 'verbal artist' with a power to persuade which has led me to public relations. I’m excited to keep on learning and exploring the industry through this opportunity.


Xinyi Yang (Postgraduate), Massey University (Wellington)

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Hi there, my name is Xinyi (Irene) and I am a Communication Management student at Massey University. I'm honoured to be the 2017 PRINZ Student Ambassador for Massey, Wellington. I have a great passion for communications and public relations and I look forward to bridging the connection between Massey University and PRINZ.

Taylor Hislop, University of Otago


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My name is Taylor and I am studying a Bachelor of Arts in Communications and English at Otago University. After completing my summer work experience at a public relations firm I became more interested in the industry. I am excited about my role with PRINZ and the experiences that I will gain.

Cameron James Anglesey, University of Canterbury

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I’m a 3rd year student at UC studying towards a BA in Media and Communications. I was raised on a farm near Nelson before moving to Christchurch. I am currently on the UC Communications Society Executive and I am looking forward to what my role as Student Ambassador has in store for me.