Niharika Veena Reddy

Niharika Veena Reddy

Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Asia, Global Internship in Mumbai


Hi! I am Niharika Veena Reddy, and I am in my final year student at the University of Auckland, majoring in Physiology. 

It has always been a dream of mine to be able to work as an intern in a different country, and I am extremely honoured to have been selected for the Prime Minister’s Scholarship for Asia.  I choose Mumbai as my first preference and feel happy to be able to go back to the country where my roots are from and embrace all the skills and knowledge I have gained. 

I would like to thank UoA and this scholarship for giving me such a great opportunity, and I can’t wait to share more about my internship with you guys!

  • My Beautiful Journey – Time To Say Both Goodbye And Hello

    The six weeks of the PMSA-Mumbai scholarship have taught me so much. Firstly, I couldn’t be more grateful for all the lessons it taught and the life-long relationships I’ve banked during this process.  Meeting people is one thing, but making lifelong friendships and creating memories and bonds is a whole new different thing. It started…Continue…

  • Mumbai’s Lifeline

    Mumbai’s Lifeline, I already miss travelling in the local trains 😞 From the very first day of being nervous travelling in the train to falling in love with travelling alone . From constantly checking the M-indicator (those that don’t know what it is, it’s the railways app the tracks your journey and all the stops…Continue…

  • 26th January, The Republic day

    The most awaited public holiday we all needed was the 26th of January, also known as the Republic day of India. Republic day in India is celebrated to mark when the Constitution was written.  We all needed this day just to take a break and reflect on things; it was more like a pause button…Continue…