Nicholas Yao

Software Engineer BE(Hons) · (021) 0283-2813 ·

I am a second-year software engineering student passionate about using technology to make a positive impact on the world. I enjoy learning new skills to and tackling difficult challenges to grow both as a software engineer and as a member of society.


The University of Auckland

Bachelor of Engineer Honours
Software Engineering
Clubs & Societies | Student Life, Software Engineering Student Association

Second Year GPA: 9.0

First Year GPA: 8.6

Mar 2020 - Present

Macleans College

Cambridge A-Levels

Further Mathematics, English, Chemistry, Physics, Computer Science

NZQA Scholarship Award 2019

Calculus (Outstanding), Statistics, Chemistry

Clubs & Societies

Coding Club, Fencing Club, Amnesty International, Bridge Club, Robotics Club

Feb 2015 - Dec 2019


Private Tutor

- Gave students tutoring on a weekly basis over Zoom.
- Evaluation of student's strengths and areas that need improvement.
- Creation of lesson plans and assigning homework according to student needs.
- Currently tutoring in Computer Science.
Feb 2021 - Present



Student Life

Committed Student Leader

Student Life is a Christian organisation on university campuses throughout New Zealand, seeking to change the world by loving others and sharing with students the amazing journey that is found in following Christ.

Feb 2021 - Present

Programming Languages
  • Java
  • HTML & CSS
  • Javascript
  • Python
  • Bash
  • C
  • R
  • Dart & Flutter
  • VB.NET
  • SQL
  • English
  • Mandarin
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