Maia Hosking

Maia Hosking

Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Asia, Chinese Language Study Abroad


欢迎来到我的部落格! — Welcome to my blog! I’m Maia, a first-year student who has studied Chinese 300 and 301 at the University of Auckland. I’m planning to attain a Bachelor of Arts in Chinese and Linguistics in conjoint with a Bachelor of Commerce.

As you can see, I like to do a little bit of everything, and that will continue in Taiwan! Expect to hear about silly adventures and my endeavour to use my five years’ worth of Chinese learning to the fullest. I can’t wait to detail my experiences in understanding a new culture and all the that goes with it.

I hope you enjoy!

  • Gosh! Hasn’t time flown?

    It’s been a while since I’ve written, and that is because while I have had many incredible experiences, I have also had a lot of homework! Something which made a Taiwanese friend of mine chuckle and tell me I finally understood what it was like to be a student here. I’ve also had the wonderful…Continue…

  • A new home? Maybe.

    Yes…I will admit, even though it is the first week, I’ve already done a lot of shopping. I mean, how could I not? The prices here are amazing, and the store people are so lovely. I can already say that I love Tainan. There’s something about how different it is from New Zealand that really…Continue…