Law and Criminal Justice course advice  

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Student advisors

The Student Advisors in the Faculty 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.

Faculty of Law Student Advisors are located on Level 3, Meremere Building and individual appointments may be made by following the Book an Appointment link below or by emailing one of the Advisors for an appointment. 



  • Under COVID conditions we are not running face to face advising. Instead, we are increasing the availability of Zoom appointments. If there are no free appointment slots when you first look, check back from time to time as additional appointment slots will be added. Scroll down to book.


  • For first year student advice, please contact TK Ruakoha at TK Ruakoha is the Kaitoko (Law) in Te Pātaka. When emailing, please include your eight-digit Student ID# and surname in the subject line.


  • If your enrolment is not progressing through the online system (e.g. for Waitlist, HOD Approval Required, Pre-Req failure, Change of Enrolment), then you may not need an appointment, email about the issue.
    • For third time enrolment please email the Assistant Dean (Students)
    • For workload checks, please book an appointment online with a Student Advisor (see below). When emailing, please include your eight-digit Student ID# and surname in the subject line.


  • If you simply need a Studylink/Limited Full Time Form completed by a member of staff, complete your part of the form and then send the whole form back to
  • If you are relying on supporting evidence, include that information in your email. When emailing, please also include your eight-digit Student ID# and surname in the subject line.
  • We will fill the required part of the form out and retun it to you to send to Studylink.


  • Learn access is made available to students who are fully enrolled in courses and access is only available within 9 days of courses beginning.





Book an appointment

Vicky Yee

Student Advisor
Meremere 331
Internal Phone: 93820

Dan Gread

Senior Academic Advisor
Meremere Rm 332
Internal Phone: 94273

Simon Dorset

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

Vicky's office is room 331 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 three of Meremere on University Drive. It is open from 8.30am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

You can deliver applications for processing to our level 3 reception area from Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5pm.

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