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Avikash Prasad

Dental Student at University of Otago Dental School


Jan 2014Dec 2018

Bachelor of Dental Surgery

University of Otago Dental School
  • Carrington 2013
  • 2014 BDS2 Class Rep (my role was to work together with the other two class reps and act as a mediating factor between fellow students and senior staff/ course co-ordinators at the dental school regarding course related issues and student well-being, thus attending meetings with staff and raising students' concerns)
  • First Aid certified
Jan 2008Dec 2011

High School Education

Hamilton Boys' High School
  • Prefect
  • Tutor group leader
  • Senior House Leader
  • Played football for the school.
  • Leo Club (Lions' Club youth chapter) member
  • SAFE member (anti-harassment/ anti-bullying organisation)
  • Part of Prefect committee responsible for organising and over-seeing fund-raisers and charity work (worked with a group of fellow prefects to organise charity events and ultimately raised a substantial amount of funds for World Vision, which was in the tens of thousands)

Work experience

Oct 2009Present

Commercial Cleaner

JAGRAN Property Services Limited T/A Crewcare Commercial Cleaning

Part-time work during University Breaks


Car groomer

JAGRAN Property Services Limited T/A Green Acres Mobile Car Valet

Part-time work during University Breaks

Jan 2012Jan 2013

Crew Member

McDonald's NZ

Hobbies and Interests.

When I am not studying or in class, I enjoy playing football, watching sport, spending time with friends and visiting cafes. I have done a substantial amount of volunteer work in the past and continue to do so whenever I can. I was actively involved with fundraising for World Vision, volunteer work with fellow Leo members, and helping with Blood Drives at school. I also helped organise students to represent our school at the Cancer Society's Relay for Life and oversaw the fund raising component of the event as well. Currently I am involved with Friend Link, an organisation that arranges for volunteers like myself to visit and spend time with young men who are living with mental disabilities in care homes.