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Join our 2023 ENGME! Peer Mentoring Programme

Kia ora,

Would you like to strengthen your leadership and teamwork attributes on your CV and get paid for it?

The Faculty of Engineering is recruiting students to join our 2023 ENG ME! Peer Mentoring programme as student mentors.

This is a paid employment with the Faculty of Engineering, so you can earn some money while also supporting your fellow students!

Application forms are available here

Note, these applications will close on the 5th of October, so get in quick!

Kind Regards


Tāroia | UC Global Exchange Programme – Events in Term 4!

Don’t miss the Global Exchange events in Term 4!

What’s great about a UC Global Exchange?
Tāroia | UC’s Global Exchange programme gives you the unique opportunity to study at one of UC’s partner universities worldwide, for one semester or one year.

  • Pay tuition fees to UC, get an international experience
  • Travel and see new places
  • Credits applied to your UC degree (subject to approvals from appropriate departments and Faculties)
  • Enhance your CV with demonstrable international engagement.
Ellie Barrett, completed an Exchange to University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Weekly Information Seminars
Interested in an overseas change? The Information Seminars would be a good place to start which covers the key information you need to know, including an overview of UC’s partner universities, entry requirements, how to plan your study, etc. You are also welcome to attend if you are in your first year of study and plan to go on exchange later in your degree. It’s always good to start planning early.

Drop-in Sessions
Need help with planning your exchange or want to speak with the team about your application? Come and see us at a drop-in sessions.

See the schedule and register for a seminar or drop-in session on the UC Global Exchange website (under ‘How to plan your study’).

Did assignments get in the way of your UC Global Exchange application?
Great news! Application deadline for exchanges taking place in Semester 2 2023 has been extended to 1 November 2022. You are encouraged to apply early but selection of students will be finalised after the application deadline of 1 November 2022. See the UC Global Exchange website and apply now!

Note that UC has early application deadlines for some partner universities. Check the UC Global Exchange website for details.

See you at the events!

International Mobility Team
International Relationships Office
Phone: +64 (3) 369 3876

UniLife Kaitaki Ākonga | Student Leader applications close today (Friday 9 September)!

We are currently recruiting for our team of Kaitaki Ākonga leading the UniLife group mentoring programme in 2023 and applications close today (Friday 9 September).

So if you’re after a fun and rewarding job on campus that looks great on your CV,  we’d love to hear from you!

UniLife Team Harakeke at Codebreakers

Check out this previous Tūpono article for more information about the role and how to apply.

We can’t wait to read your application and meet you at the interviews!