Class of: 2006
School: De La Salle College
Scholarship Partner: ASB
In his Yr 11 Nishaal achieved the highest number of credits in his school for NCEA Level 1. The Head of Faculty at De Salle College at the time said, "Nishaal seeks not just to learn the facts but to develop a real understanding of his subject. He involves himself in a wide range of activities and through these he has developed into a well rounded individual." In his Yr 12 Nishaal was awarded the De le Salle Quest for Excellence Gold Award.
During his Scholarship, Nishaal proved himself as a valuable member of ASB. He completed his Scholarship in 2010, but has maintained continuing relationships with both ASB and his mentor Paul Chapman. Reflecting on his partnership with ASB, Nishaal says "I am very pleased and extremely grateful to have my foot in the door at such a bank at such a young age." Nishaal currently works at the Sylvia Park Branch of ASB.
With particular interests in Science and Commerce, Nishaal studied conjoint degrees in Commerce majoring in Accounting, and Biomedicine. He graduated in 2011 from The University of Auckland and then went on to complete BCom (Hons) First Class.
He has since worked for the University of Auckland as a teaching assistant, ASB, Audit Supervisor at Deloittes and is currently working at Fisher and Paykel in Risk Assurance.