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Academic support for Māori


20 November 2023

Nau mai, tauti mai ki Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha! UC Māori offers support, advice, and guidance for all ākonga Māori studying at Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha. Our initiatives focus on supporting our ākonga Māori students to succeed academically, while encouraging personal growth and connection to Māori community and culture. Find out about academic support for Māori at UC.

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Regular hours

Refer below for contact hours.

Special hours

Manaakitanga is important to us.  Whether you are thinking about university study or enrolling for the first time, UC Māori can provide you with guidance and support to ensure the study pathway you choose, is right for you.

We will continue to support you through to the completion of your chosen degree and also offer a range of services and initiatives designed to help you succeed.

  • Academic support and guidance
  • Manaaki atu, manaaki mai - pastoral care, support and guidance
  • Te Whare Ākonga o Te Akatoki Māori – the UC Māori Students' Study Centre
  • Eke Panuku - our UC Māori Orientation event
  • Paihere – our UC Māori Tuākana-Tāina mentoring and leadership programme
  • Tōia Mai – a noho marae experience for first year ākonga Māori
  • Eke Tangaroa – our UC Māori Celebration for Māori graduands and graduates

Once you've enrolled, one of our Kaiurungi will connect with you to ensure you are settling well and have all the information you need.

Nāia te reo whakamanuhiri e karanga atu nei - tōia mai tō waka ki Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha!

For more information email us.

Contact UC Māori

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Māori students celebrate their graduation in a special ceremony.

Useful links

Aotearoa-wide resources
Iwi and Whakapapa contacts

Find information from your tribal organisations to keep in touch with their activities, or explore your Whakapapa.


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