Ekea! Pathways for Māori

Year 12 or year 10? Want to try out uni life?
Come along and meet ākonga already at UC.

High School Students

Ekea! Gives you the opportunity to explore UC and everything we have to offer you. It’s a great way to discover how the subjects you’re doing at school can align with a UC qualification.

“E tipu, e rea, mō ngā rā o tōu ao . . .
Grow up and thrive for the days destined to you . . .”
Tā Apirana Ngata

Ekea! Year 12 Pathways for Māori
Friday 4 August 2017

At Ekea! Year 12 Pathways for Māori, rangatahi received information on courses and degrees taught at UC and what is needed before starting University, (entry requirements, scholarships and course planning). Interactive college sessions allowed rangatahi to explore what is on offer.

The Māori Student Development Team and Tuākana Mentors shared their own student experiences and talked about life on campus while sharing kai with the visiting rangatahi.

Ekea! includes keynote speakers, a student panel, Q&A session, and interactive sessions in Arts, Business & Law, Education, Health & Human Development, Engineering and Science.

Ekea! Year 10 Pathways for Māori
Wednesday 8 November 2017

At Ekea! Year 10 Pathways for Māori rangatahi experienced short interactive sessions which helped the discovery of how interests can relate to future opportunities.

UC Māori support staff and Tuākana mentors were heaviliy involved in the day and visiting rangatahi were able to hear about their student experiences and life on campus.


More information

Liaison Office
Student Services Centre 
University of Canterbury 
Christchurch 8140 
New Zealand
Freephone 0800 VARSITY (827 748)

Michelle Bergman
Māori Outreach Coordinator
Te Ao Mārama
PH: 03 369 3871
Māori Students website