Meet Tongmao Yu
Tongmao Yu, TAFY student, Auckland campus
Tongmao Yu is from China and is studying TAFY at the Auckland campus.
How long have you been at Taylors College?
What are you studying?
I am studying TAFY, the business and marketing courses.
Ask 5 friends to describe you in one word.
Nifty, naughty, smart, nice and strange.
What have you enjoyed the most about studying at Taylors?
I have enjoyed learning new things and making new friends.
What are your hobbies?
My hobbies are fishing, snowboarding and golfing.
What is the most interesting place you’ve ever been to and why?
Hong Kong is my favourite place I have ever been. There is lots of good food and shopping in Hong Kong.
Who is your favourite Taylors College teacher?
Lyn Armstrong is my favourite teacher. I like the way she teaches and is very strict with us.
Tell an interesting story about an experience you’ve had at Taylors College.
I left my key in the lock on my locker. I was so scared that I lost my key, I looked everywhere for it. Then I ended up finding it in the lock later. Ha Ha!
What is your favourite Aussie or Kiwi word?
What makes you unique?
I learn other languages very quickly.
What is the best thing that has ever happened to you?
Well the best thing that has happened to me was meeting my girlfriend 3 years ago.
What advice would you give students who are planning to come to New Zealand?
I think other students should prepare for the cultural differences, especially for the Asian countries. Also students should learn English before coming because good communication skills will help you more in NZ.