Top Tips for SRB, including faculty contacts

Resources and forms of support for students from refugee backgrounds, including faculty contacts.

Faculty contacts for students from refugee backgrounds

If you are a student from a refugee background and would like to discuss
how the University can support you with your faculty, please get in touch with the relevant faculty contacts.*

Faculty/LSRI Who to contact
Arts Nancy (Lanqi) Gao, Student Support Advisor

Jagir Hussan, Research Fellow

ABI Equity Committee

Business and Economics Melissa Valnegri, Programmes Advisor
Creative Arts and Industries Alaina Muriwai-Te Rore, Student Support and Experience Advisor
Education and Social Work Denise McKay, Student Academic Engagement
Engineering Quang Le, Student Support Advisor

Dr Suranjika Tittawella, Student Academic Development & Engagement Manager

Treasa Dunworth, Associate Professor

Liggins Jen Rogers, Equity Committee chair
Medical and Health Sciences

Daniel Heke (he/him/ia)
Student Support Adviser/Kaitohutohu Tautoko Tauira
Lucy Barnes (she/her/ia)
Student Support Adviser/Kaitohutohu Tautoko Tauira

Science  Erica Farrelly, Student Support Advisor

Please note, the University also provides support for ethical or faith-related issues. Shahela Quereshi holds the role of Muslim Chaplain at the University and provides pastoral care and a space of understanding for people’s spiritual, mental, and emotional growth. Get in touch with Shahela.

* While we update this information regularly, at times, details may be out-of-date. If you have found it difficult to contact the relevant faculty adviser, please let the Equity Office - Te Ara Tautika know: