Senior TutorKim Parrent

Julius von Haast Rm 424
Internal Phone: 94640


  • Bachelor of Science – Botany/Ecology (University of Canterbury)
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) – English (University of Canterbury)
  • Bachelor of Arts – Sociology (University of Canterbury)
  • Master of Arts – American Studies (University of Canterbury)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (University of Canterbury)

My speciality teaching area is academic writing at both the undergratuate and postgraduate level. Within the CNRE Department I offer our undergradute and postgraduate students help to develop and refine their writing, communication, and study skills focusing upon the skills required by professional engineering graduates. 

Teaching Interests

Teaching interests include:

  • Professional communication skills
  • Academic writing development
  • Literacy
  • Postgraduate research skills
  • Undergraduate study skills

Office hours (Semester 2 - Term-time only)

  • General office hour: Tuesday 10:00 – 11:00 am
  • ENCI/NR413: Wednesday 10:00 – 11:00 am
  • ENCN201: Wednesday 12:00 – 1:00 pm
  • ENCN301: Wednesday 1:00 – 2:00 pm
  • [Outside of these times, please make an appointment]

Recent Publications

  • Parrent, K. (2018) Communications Portfolio Guide. University of Canterbury. Christchurch, NZ.