Faculty of Arts
Postgraduate Pathways students
The University of Auckland offers support services tailored to the needs of Māori and Pacific postgraduate students.
Tuākana Postgraduate Pathways
The Tuakana Postgraduate Pathways is a support program aimed at Stage 2 and 3 students, as well as students transitioning into postgraduate study.
Peni Fa’alogo, the Postgraduate Pathways Equity Co-ordinator, manages three support programs for Māori and Pacific students.
The Postgraduate Pathways programme supports students at Stage 2 and 3 and is aimed at strengthening students academic skills to increase their GPA.
The Future Leaders programme works with academically high achieving Māori and Pacific students.
The third programme, which is under development, is focused on supporting Māori and Pacific students in the transition from Stage 3 into postgraduate study.
Postgraduate Pathways Equity Co-ordinator
Phone: + 64 9 373 7599 ext
The University is committed to promoting Māori presence and achievement in teaching, learning and research with the goal of contributing to Māori intellectual and cultural achievement. Visit the University’s web pages for Māori at the University.
Visit the faculty’s Department of Māori Studies.
Waipapa Marae is a focal point for Māori students and staff. Find out more about Waipapa Marae
The Student Learning Centre’s Te Fale Pouāwhina programme includes support for Māori postgraduates. Find out more about Te Fale Pouāwhina.
Programmes for Māori pre-doctoral and doctoral students are offered by Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (The National Institute of Research Excellence for Māori Development and Advancement).
- The programme for doctoral students is Te Kupenga o Mai.
- The pre-doctoral programme aims to advance Māori scholarship at honours and masters level. It focuses on communication and research skills, leadership and professional development.
For information about the pre-doctoral programme contact:
Phone: +64 9 373 7599 ext 89371
Faculty of Arts Postgraduate Equity Co-ordinator
Phone: +64 9 373 7599 ext 89879
Visit the University’s web pages for Pacific students.
The Fale Pasifika
The Fale Pasifika complex in Wynyard Street houses the Centre for Pacific Studies and the traditional Pacific fale, and is a home for Pacific students. Visit the faculty’s Centre for Pacific Studies.
The Pacific Postgraduate Programme
The University of Auckland Pacific Postgraduate Programme is administered by the Centre for Pacific Studies. The programme includes fortnightly seminars, an electronic newsletter, two writing retreats and an annual Fono. For more information contact the Director of the Centre for Pacific Studies, Mr Walter Fraser, email: email@example.com.
The School of Theology offers mentoring for Māori and Pacific postgraduate students.
A small number of students work within a group setting to develop the research and literacy skills suitable for postgraduate study. The group meets for approximately 12 sessions. If you have a committed attitude and want to work towards improving your grades, contact:
Phone: +64 9 379 6424 ext 736