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.

School 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.

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

Vicky Yee

Student Advisor
Meremere 302
Internal Phone: 93820

Heather Couch

Senior Academic Advisor
Meremere 331
Internal Phone: 93635

Simon Dorset

Assistant Dean (Students)
Meremere 333
Internal Phone: 93760

Ariana Johansson

Advisory Development Lead
(On Parental Leave)
Meremere 302
Internal Phone: 93643

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