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A number of people and resources are available at the University to assist Pacific students and help them achieve success at the University.

Pacific Equity Adviser

The Pacific Equity Adviser's full-time job is to make sure Pacific students receive all the assistance they need to have full access to a University education. This ranges from visiting schools to talk to students about coming to University, to acting as a first point of support for Pacific students with problems or answering questions about University life.

The Pacific Equity Adviser also offers:

  • enrolment advice and assistance
  • assistance with course planning
  • information on scholarships and grants
  • orientation for first year students (and their families).


Pacific Equity Adviser

Seiuli Terri Leo-Mauu
Equity Office
Room 109, Building 119
East Wing, Clock Tower Building

Phone: +64 9 373 7599 ext 84309
Fax: +64 9 308 2354

Pacific Islands Student Officer

The Pacific Islands Student Officer (PISO)
`O Lagi Atea Moana
Level 4, Auckland University Students' Association Buildng.

Law Student Support Group

Helena Kaho
Pacific Islands Academic Support Coordinator
Faculty of Law
Phone +64 9 373 7599 ext 85019 

Potu Ole Pasifika - Psychology Students Space

The Psychology Students’ Space is in Room 602 of the Human Sciences Building.

Room 608 (6th floor, HSB Building)
Phone +64 9 373 7599 ext 87198 or visit them.

SPIES - Faculty of Engineering Student Support Group

The South Pacific Indigenous Engineering Students (SPIES) study and recreation space on Level 5, Room 3.518, Faculty of Engineering.

For information phone +64 9 373 7599 ext 84291

Faculty of Education - Pasifika support

A Pasifika Academic Support Co-ordinator provides help to Pacific students studying Education programmes.

Tim Baice
Academic Mentoring and Support
Room V104, School of Pasifika Education
Phone: +64 9 623 8899 ext 48469

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