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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News and Events

Samoan Language Week (24-31May)

Win a 2015 PDT Mentors hoodie and Hoyts movies double passes! To find out more click here.

To celebrate the Samoan Language Week, the Pacific Development Team will be posting daily throughout the week and will be giving away a double pass to the movies each day too! Be sure to check out our Facebook page for updates on!

This year’s theme for the Language Week is “Tautua nei mo sou manuia a taeao”serve now for a better tomorrow.


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.