Pacific Advisor - Pacific Students - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Pacific Student Advisors

The role of the Pacific Student Advisor is to provide advice and pastoral support which includes guiding you through:

  • UC processes – enrolment, withdrawals, backdated discontinuations, aegrotats, extensions, timetable clashes, appeals, academic reviews, complaints).
  • Accessing your UC accounts – emails, learn, timetable, ICT account,  Library account.
  • Accessing appropriate resources around study – PASS tutoring, study groups, workshops, time management, study plans, learning skills.
    Checkout our Pacific Development Student Study Plan Guide - come in and see us for help to set up your calendar to connect to your smart device!
  • Accessing other UC services – accommodation options, scholarship advice, career advice, health centre, student clubs, gym.
  • Connecting with off-campus services - studylink, legal advice, budgeting services, church, high commission.

They are also able to:

  • Advocate on your behalf (Tutors, lecturers, student advisors, studylink)
  • Write support letters
  • Support you in meetings e.g. Academic reviews, lecturers etc
  • Lend a confidential ear to any personal or family issues affecting studies.

Advisors

Academic Support & Pastoral Care

Ropeta Mene-Tulia

Ropeta Mene-Tulia
Pacific Advisor
+ 64 3 369 4166 ext 94166
37 Creyke Road
ropeta.tulia@canterbury.ac.nz

Academic Support & Pastoral Care

Ropeta Mene-Tulia

Loluama Avia
Pacific Advisor
+ 64 3 369 4634 ext 94634
37 Creyke Road
loluama.avia@canterbury.ac.nz

Academic Support & Pastoral Care

Riki Welsh

Riki Welsh
Team Leader
+ 64 3 369 3564 ext 93564
37 Creyke Road
riki.welsh@canterbury.ac.nz