Law and Criminal Justice course advice


Student advisors

The Student Advisors in the School of Law can assist you in a variety of ways from planning your degree to helping with special applications regarding your course of study in Law and Criminal Justice.

Drop in Course Advising Sessions will  be held prior to, and during, the first weeks of teaching in Semester 1, 2020.  On Drop In days, no individual appointments are available,  students should take a seat on Level 3, Meremere Building (follow the signs near the lifts) and wait to be called. 

Mon 10 Feb           10am to noon ONLY 
Tue 11 Feb  10am to noon ONLY 
Wed 12 Feb  10am to noon and 2pm to 4pm 
Thu 13 Feb 10am to noon and 2pm to 3pm 
Fri 14 Feb 2pm to 4pm ONLY
Mon 17 Feb  10am to 11am and 2pm to 4pm 
Tue 18 Feb 10am to noon and 2pm to 4pm 
Wed 19 Feb 10am to noon and 2pm to 4pm 
Fri 21 Feb  2pm to 4pm ONLY
Mon 24 Feb 10am to noon ONLY
Tue 25 Feb 2pm to 4pm ONLY
Thu 27 Feb 10am to noon and 3pm to 4pm
Fri 28 Feb 10am to noon and 2pm to 4pm


School of Law Student Advisors are located on Level 3, Meremere Building. On days other than those listed above, individual appointments to see a Student Advisor may be made via the links below. 

How we can help

Appointments are the ideal way to:

  • Check if you will meet degree requirements (points check, double degree cross-credits)
  • Check your degree planning or assist you with your degree planning
  • See about exceptions that may be available for your degree (concurrent enrolment, prerequisite exemption)
  • Seek advice about academic progress concerns.

If you are unsure whether you need an appointment, email

Book an appointment online

Book online to see a School of Law Course Advisor. If you have trouble booking an appointment online, contact reception on +64 3 369 3888.

Please note that all appointments with Ariana are via phone. Ariana will call you at your confirmed time.

Ariana Johansson

Student Advisor
Meremere 302
Internal Phone: 93643

Simon Dorset

Senior Tutor
Assistant Dean (Students)
Meremere 333
Internal Phone: 93760

Send us an email

You can email us for queries to do with your degree, such as:

  • Enrolment issues, including prerequisite failures in UC Student Web when you have met prerequisites from previous study or credit transfers
  • To check if you will meet degree requirements (points check). If it is too complicated to determine this by email, we will ask you to book an appointment
  • Course selection options due to postponed or cancelled courses
  • Completed applications for exemptions
  • Other quick queries regarding your degree.

Before you come

Ariana's office is room 302 and Simon's office is room 333 - on Level 3 of the Business and Law building.

School reception

Our reception area is located on level two of the Business and Law building on University Drive. It is open from 8.30am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday.

You can deliver applications for processing to our level 2 reception area from Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.

Such documents include:

  • Completed transfer or credit applications
  • Completed Exemption from prerequisite/Concurrent enrolment applications
  • Transcripts – the reception team can photocopy and verify these if we require them (and for transfer or credits).

You can cancel an appointment online or email your name, student ID and appointment date and time to