The Student Centre Team

Tom Owen

Tom Owen

Tom is the Student Academic Services & Engagement Manager for the Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries, and has the pleasure of leading the great Academic Services team. Holding a Bachelor of Architectural Studies and Master of Architecture (Professional)(Hons), Tom also teaches architectural design and supervises architecture thesis students.

 

Daniel Kreig, Student Academic Services Team Leader

Daniel Kreig

Daniel is the Student Academic Services Team Leader and coordinates the Student Academic Advisers, Academic Services Co-ordinators and Student Advisers, advising on University and faculty processes related to these roles. Daniel has a Master of Arts from Victoria University of Wellington.

 

Tera Hanson, Student Support Adviser at the Creative Arts and Industries Student Centre

Tera Hanson

Tera is a Student Support Adviser and connects students with support services, opportunities, and resources to meet their individual needs. Tera works within the Student Support and Engagement Team and coordinates the International Mentor Programme.

Anastasia Shadrina

Anastasia Shadrina

Anastasia is a Student Academic Adviser and manages applications, enrolments and enquiries for Architecture, Dance Studies and Urban Planning. Anastasia graduated with a Bachelor of Education and a Postgraduate Diploma of Educational Leadership and Management from Unitec.

 

Anastasia Shadrina

Angelica Velasco

Angelica is a Student Academic Adviser and manages applications, enrolments and enquiries for Design, Fine Arts and Music. Angelica’s previous experience includes providing advice and assistance to students at the English Language Academy.

 

Kate Ricketts - High School Outreach and Engagement

Kate Ricketts

Kate is responsible for High School Outreach and Engagement, and collaborates with secondary schools and colleges to provide guidance to students approaching tertiary study at the University. She also works on professional development for teachers through initiatives, workshops and engagement events.

 

Jeanette Donnelly - Student Support and Experience Adviser at the Creative Arts and Industries Student Centre

Jeanette Donnelly

Jeanette is a Student Support and Experience Adviser and looks after student engagement, experience, orientation, graduation, the newsletter, club support, and the fun wellbeing initiatives and pop-up activities. Jeanette has previously worked at Auckland Bioengineering Institute in the Research Operations space. And her favourite colour is ORANGE- jokes, it’s yellow but that’s cool.

 

Abi Penaliggon, Academic Services Coordinator at the Creative Arts and Industries Student Centre

Abi Penaliggon

Abi is an Academic Services Coordinator and manages current students’ academic progression for Fine Arts and Music. Her previous experience includes working in admissions and recruitment for two London universities.

 

Hannah Cameron, Student Academic Adviser at the Creative Arts and Industries Student Centre

Hannah Cameron

Hannah is a Student Academic Adviser managing applications, enrolments and enquiries for Architecture, Urban Planning and Dance. Hannah holds a BSc(hons) in Ecological and Environmental Science from The University of Edinburgh.

 

Sock-Cheng Tang

Sock-Cheng is an Academic Services Co-ordinator, and can advise on matters relating to the published student course timetable and online room bookings for staff.

 

Theresa Gu - Academic Services Co-ordinator at the Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries Student Centre

Theresa Gu 

Theresa is an Academic Services Co-ordinator and can advise on University processes for students in the Architecture and Design programmes as well as faculty-wide doctoral matters. Theresa has previously worked for Applications and Admissions, the International Office and the School of Graduate Studies.

 

Alaina Muriwai-Te Rore - Tuākana Coordinator for the Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries

Alaina Muriwai-Te Rore

Alaina is the Tuākana Coordinator for Creative Arts and Industries and is currently doing her Master of Dance Studies degree. She has already completed the Bachelor of Dance Studies (Honours) and Bachelor of Dance Studies programme.