Māori students

Specialised learning support services are available to Māori students at the University. These services are designed to help you achieve success in your studies.

Te Fale Pouāwhina

Te Fale Pouāwhina provides a friendly and professional service based on kaupapa Māori and Pacific principles. Māori and Pacific Learning Advisers are passionate about Māori student success.
Learning Advisers work with a range of Māori services across the University. Face-to-face learning opportunities include workshops, study groups, wānanga/fono and advisory sessions.


Tuākana  is a University-wide learning community that enhances the academic success of Māori students.
Tuākana offers small-group learning, whakawhanaungatanga, wānanga, fonotaga, face-to-face meetings and workshops. These help connect Māori students with senior Māori students (tuākana), academic teaching staff, and key people across the University.

University support for Māori students

The University have a variety of support services to help Māori students.  You can access study spaces, mentors and scholarships to advisers and counsellors dedicated to helping Māori students.  

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