There are 26 students with diverse backgrounds from Ireland, England, France, Belgium, Germany, USA, China, Japan, Australia and myself representing NZ on this year’s Irish National Stud course. We are doing weekly placements all over the stud so we are now into our third week.
“Once, I grasped opportunity through hard work;
Today, my faith has borne fruit, and I no longer waver in the face of adversity.”
Given how volatile today’s social climate can be, it may be hard to convince anyone that “hard work always pays off”. Nevertheless, 20 years ago, Bee Chan, then a warehouse keeper, was already a firm believer in “realising opportunities through hard work”.