Te Pūtahi Atawhai

Postgraduate Students

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If you are taking the leap and enrolling in postgraduate studies here is some information to help you get started and make sure you are ready and prepared. If you have already taken this step you too could benefit from some of the information provided on this page.


Student Learning Support
SLSS have a range of online resource materials on StudyHub, including handouts on:

Te Putahi Atawhai
Te Putahi Atawhai also offers a postgraduate support network for Māori and Pasifika Students studying in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Faculty of Commerce and Administration and will keep you updated on:

  • current scholarships available
  • upcoming postgraduate workshops
  • events relative to postgraduates.

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Postgraduate seminars and workshops
Student Learning Support (SLSS) offers postgraduate seminars and workshops at Kelburn, Pipitea and Karori campuses. These sessions, run by experienced academics, offer valuable advice and also provide an ideal forum for meeting other students.

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Check out the Scholarships and Prizes website to review what is available. Financial support can alleviate some of the stress of postgraduate study.

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Useful Resources

Rangahau DVD
This DVD provides academics and researchers with extensive understandings of Kaupapa Māori methodologies in research. To find out more or to order your copy click on the link.

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Related Websites

Postgraduate Study at Victoria
Widen your horizons. Victoria offers an exceptionally wide range of postgraduate programmes.

Postgraduate Students' Association
An independent group that provides representation and services for all postgraduate students at Victoria University.

Postgrad Life
Everything you need to know about postgraduate study at Victoria University.

Google Scholar
A simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature.

Kaupapa Māori Theory
A website dedicated to a discussion of issues related to Kaupapa Māori.

An online Journal that aims to publish quality material that contributes to the body of knowledge about Māori and Indigenous development.

This website primarily aims to assist Māori researchers through the rangahau (research) process.