It can be difficult adjusting to the academic demands of studying at university level. There’s a comprehensive network of academic help and support available for Pasifika students at AUT to help you succeed in your studies and make it to graduation. Please don’t hesitate to contact us, no matter how big or small your academic issue. We’re here to help!
Who are the Pasifika academic staff?
I'u Tuagalu - (MA Hons, Dip Libr)
Pasifika Learning Development Senior Lecturer
Malo le soifua maua ma le lagi mama. I’u has a background in academic and research librarianship with an area of speciality in Pacific history and Pacific communities in Aotearoa. I’u can assist students with research and the expression of ideas. I’u welcomes any queries about academic English, critical analysis and the research process.
Phone +64 9 921 9999 ext 8058
You can get one-to-one or group assistance with any aspect of your academic studies, such as essay writing, note-taking, research and referencing. Drop-in to one of our offices today to find out more, or visit the Student Learning Centre.
Pasifika Tertiary Readiness Programme
Starting university is an exciting time of change for new Pasifika students. As part of Orientation AUT offers the Hokule'a: Pasifika Tertiary Readiness Programme. It will help you gain the skills and confidence to succeed at AUT University and prepare you for your studies.
Read more about the Hokule'a: Pasifika Tertiary Readiness Programme