Anneka Hyde

Anneka Hyde

Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Asia, Reimagining India Study Tour


Hello everybody

My name is Anneka, and I’m from the Far North. Currently, I am studying Design at Waikato University in Hamilton.

I had been looking into studying abroad for a while when I came across the PMSA India study tour, and let me tell you, it was love at first sight! I’m so excited to be part of this great opportunity and learn about India. I hope that being immersed in India will open my eyes to new, beautiful experiences and perspectives, which will help me grow as a person and as a future designer, especially since I hope to specialize in tourism promotion and country branding.

  • Diversity and Culture shock

    Culture shock: Culture shocks tend to be the things we can’t prepare for or foresee experiencing. Before embarking on the journey, I had done research and tried to keep an open mind. I roughly knew what the culture was like, the style of cuisine, and the level of poverty. I knew cows were sacred, dogs…Continue…