Pacific Students - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Pacific Development Team

Welcome to Pacific Development Services

Talofa lava, Malo e lelei, Ni sa bula vinaka, Namaste, Kia orana, Taloha ni, Ia orana, Fakaalofa lahi atu, 'Alii, Malo ni, Halo Olaketa, Mauri, Aloha mai e and warm Pacific Greetings.

UC features one of the most innovative support systems for Pacific Students. We have a team of people here to help you develop through your study. From undergraduate to post-graduate, from arts to engineering, a range of services and programmes exist for you.

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News and Events

Jandals Evenings, Wednesday 02 August

Jandals3: Fiafia Night

Our last Jandals event for the year will be a Pasifika Concert and it is fast approaching! Like usual there will be heaps of food, fun, and prizes so come hang out with us, bring your friends and family, connect with other Pasifika students, but most importantly, come and have fun!

Performances wanted! We are are also looking for performers for the evening, so if you or anyone that you know are keen to do an item, please get in touch with us before Friday 28 July.

For more information contact Tumama at or on 369 3855.

Date: Wednesday 02 August
Time: 5pm
Venue: Jack Mann Auditorium, Dovedale Campus - University of Canterbury