We work alongside our students every day, aiming to deliver a transformational experience. We help them gain the skills they’ll need, as well as an understanding of the world of work, so that they’ll be ready to deliver value to your organisation from day one.
Student Development Manager
Brendon leads the Student Development and Engagement team. His role is to work with colleagues across the school and with student clubs to make students’ time at university transformative. He leads the team’s delivery of seven pillars of the student experience: health and wellbeing, bridge to business, social networks, challenge, personal awareness, service and fun.
Career Development and Employer Liaison Manager – Graduate School of Management
Christine is responsible for the delivery of a full range of careers services to students undertaking a Business Masters. Christine works with employers interested in engaging with business masters students and manages the consultancy research project placements for the Master of International Business and Master of Marketing.
Career Development Manager
Peta leads career activities in the Business School. She works with students, employers and colleagues in the school to achieve her primary goal of supporting students on their journey to securing meaningful graduate employment.
Employer Liaison Manager
Simône supports new and existing strategic relationships between industry employers to promote the Business School as the preferred choice for graduate candidates. Simône works closely with the team to identify new opportunities for employers to engage with graduates through employer sponsored events and activities that enhance the student experience.
Student Development Adviser
Shana develops and implements opportunities and access to services that engage, develop and support students through the student lifecycle and improve the student experience. Shana manages the mentee component of the Business School Women's Mentoring Programme, is the Business School Case Programme co-ordinator and Champions Trophy International Case Competition Event Director.
Career Development Adviser
Tamsin delivers career development activities in the Business School. Her primary goal is to support students on their journey to securing meaningful graduate employment. Tamsin works one on one with students, guiding and facilitating their career development through career discussions, interview practice, and CV and cover letter checks. She also works with Peta to deliver a full suite of career related events and workshops through the year, which includes the Passport to Business programme.
Student Development Adviser
Tyla develops and implements opportunities and access to services that engage, develop and support students through the student lifecycle, and improve the student experience. She creates student communications about wellbeing initiatives, employer positions and career workshops. She establishes and maintains the priority of student health and wellbeing in all aspects of university life.
Student Support Adviser
Willie is responsible for supporting Māori and Pacific students during their study at the Business School, ensuring a supportive and social environment that focuses on student development and engagement to equip them for meaningful employment. Willie supports both Māori and Pacific student commerce associations, Te Māna Pākihi and Commerce o Pasifika. He also works with employers who are interested in engaging with Māori and Pacific business students.