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

Meet our Pasifika students

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Meet our Pasifika students

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Prospective students

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‘With technology moving so fast, advanced knowledge and skills are required, so getting a degree was what I needed to do...’

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News and Events

Tongan Language Week (30 August - 05 September)

To celebrate the 2015 Tongan Language Week, the Pacific Development Team will be posting daily on our Facebook page throughout the week and will be giving away a double pass to the movies each day! Be sure to check out whats happening during the week through our Facebook page or by clicking here!

This year’s theme for the Language Week is “Fakakaloa Aotearoa 'aki 'a e faiva 'a e Tonga”Enriching Aotearoa with Tongan arts.


2015 Pasifika Graduation Celebration

The Pacific Development Team celebrates UC Pacific Graduates at the Pasifika Graduation Celebration. During the ceremony, Pacific students who have recently graduated in the December ceremonies are acknowledged by the university and the community in a Pacific celebration for both the graduate and their family.

The December Graduation Celebration this year will be held on Thursday 16 December 2015. To find more about the celebration you can click here or contact Riki Welsh directly.

If you are graduating, make sure to contact the Pacific Development Team.


Pacific Students Newsletter

Check out our latest Pacific Students Newsletter online!UC Pasifika Student Newsletter_March2015(pdf 2 MB).

Missed out on the last newsletter? Click here to view all Pacific Students Newsletter.