Lydia Smit

Lydia Smit

What are you studying?

Bachelor of Management Studies with Honours, with majors in Strategic Management and Human Resource Management.

Where are you from?

I am from Morrinsville in the Waikato.

Why did you choose the University of Waikato?

It was the best ranked and renowned for what I wanted to study, and also close to home so very convenient.

What do you like about studying at the University of Waikato?

I really like the campus. It is an easy environment to learn in as it is clean, vibrant and spacious with the lake, trees and fields.

What are your hopes for the future?

I hope to thrive in a top management position of an international company that is creative and innovative.

What inspires you?

What inspires me is the future I wish to have. The success I wish to have, the travel I wish to be able to do, the family, the happy home and the little money worry. I know to get these things I will have to work hard, so that is what I do.

What would you like to do when you graduate?

I haven't completely decided, but I think I would like to start at a strategic consulting firm. I believe this would be a great platform to start from, to learn skills that will help me be successful in securing a position at a management level.