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.

Drop in Course Advising for Criminal Justice and Law students will take place as follows in Semester Two.  

No appointments are required for these sessions.  On days other than those listed below, bookings may be made via  

Friday July 12

10 to noon

2 to 4
Monday July 15

10 to noon

2 to 4
Tuesday July 16

10 to noon

2 to 4
Wednesday July 17

10 to noon

2 to 4
Thursday July 18

10 to noon

2 to 4
Friday July 19

10 to noon ONLY
Tuesday July 23

10 to noon ONLY
Wednesday July 24

10 to noon ONLY
Thursday July 25

10 to noon

2 to 4
Friday July 26

10 to noon

2 to 4

Students attending drop in sessions should follow the signage outside the lifts on Level 3, Meremere Building for instructions on where to wait.

Student Advisors are located on Level 3, Meremere Building. 

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.

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

If you are a Bachelor of Criminal Justice students, complete the BCJ Completion Checklist and bring it to your course advising session.

Kim'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