Information For UC Staff

PDT Team 2018

Whilst the Pacific Development Team has a big focus on students, we are also able to offer assistance to other UC Staff. Things we may be able to assist with:

  • Academic assistance in finding Pasifika content relevant to your course.
  • Suggestions for effective pedagogies for Pasifika students.
  • Supporting new course proposals and programme reviews.
  • Following up with Pasifika students who may have disengaged from your course.
  • Delivery of a customised workshop for your team around understanding Pasifika in New Zealand, and also how to best engage Pasifika.
  • Provision of advice on how to increase Pasifika student attendance or involvement with your services and events.
  • Potential collaboration on outreach programmes to increase Pasifika community participation.
  • Pronunciation of words and names.
  • Providing you with a chance to speak to Pasifika students at one of our events.
  • Providing a Pasifika representative on a working group, committee, advisor group etc.
  • Assistance with recruiting a Pasifika student to be part of a programme, campaign, video, etc.

Contact us via and we will make sure the right staff members get in touch with you. :)