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.

Mele Tanoa
Pasific Students

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News and Events

Jandals Evenings, Wednesday 17 May

Jandals2: Game and Quiz Night


Our Jandals event for term 2 is fast approaching! Come and compete in a combination of quizzes and mini games where you will have to outwit, outplay, and outlast the other teams. Feel free to make your own team (4-8 ppl) or come along and we will put you in a team. Come hang out with us, connect with peers, and be in to win some awesome prizes. Like always, a delicious dinner will also be provided!
For more information contact Tumama at or on 369 3855.

Date: Wednesday 17th May
Time: 5pm
Venue: Undercroft Cafe Area, Ilam Campus - University of Canterury