Aukaha Pathways for Māori

Year 12 or Year 10? Want to try out uni life?
Come along and meet ākonga already at UC.

Aukaha Tau tekau mā rua (Year 12)

Aukaha Tau 12 is on Tuesday 27 June 2023.

Registrations here

At Aukaha Tau 12, taiohi Māori receive information on courses and degrees taught at UC and what is needed before starting University, (entry requirements, scholarships and course planning). Interactive college sessions allow taiohi Māori to explore what is on offer.

The whānau at Te Waka Pākākāno | Office of the Assistant Vice-Chancellor Māori, Pacific and Equity and Tuākana Mentors share their own student experiences and talk about life on campus while sharing kai with the visiting taiohi Māori.

Aukaha includes keynote speakers, a student panel, Q&A session, and interactive sessions in Arts, Business, Engineering, Health Sciences, Māori Communications Strategy and Practice, Physics, Product Design, Science and Teacher Education, Youth and Community Leadership.

Ekea. Pathways for Māori

Aukaha gives you the opportunity to explore UC and everything we have to offer you. It’s a great way to discover how the subjects you’re doing at school can align with a UC qualification.

“E tipu, e rea, mō ngā rā o tōu ao . . .
Grow up and thrive for the days destined to you . . .”
Tā Apirana Ngata

Aukaha Tau tekau (Year 10)

At Aukaha Tau 10 on Thursday 17 November 2022, taiohi Māori will experience short interactive sessions that help them discover how interests can relate to future opportunities.

UC Māori support staff and Tuākana mentors are heaviliy involved in the day and visiting taiohi Māori are able to hear about their student experiences and life on campus.

Registrations will open in September.


More information

Future Students Office
Student Services Centre 
University of Canterbury 
Christchurch 8140 
New Zealand
Freephone 0800 VARSITY (827 748)

Thomas Hamilton
Te Ao Mārama
PH: 03 369 1025
Ākonga Māori webpages