Panellist: Nikki Van Dijk

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About Nikki Van Dijk

Kia ora, I’m Nikki (or Nikita if you'd prefer), I whakapapa to Ngati Kahungunu and I am your National Disabled Students’ Association Relations Officer for 2024! Currently, I am undertaking my Masters in Disability and Inclusion Studies at the University of Waikato.

I am deeply dedicated to the disability space, as shown with my work as committee member of Ehlers Danlos Syndromes New Zealand, being President of the University of Waikato Disabled Student Association for three years, guest lecturing on how to support disabled students in school, research into access and inclusion, being heavily involved with the creation and implementation of the disability action plan at the University of Waikato and more.