Pasifika at Vic

Pasifika at Vic


Talofa lava, Kia orana, Mālō e lelei, Ni sa bula vinaka, Faka'alofa lahi atu, Fakatalofa atu, Kam na mauri, Gud de tru, Kaselehlie, Halo olgeta, Ia orana, Aloha mai e, Kia ora, Warm Pasifika Greetings and Welcome.


We look forward to continuing to paddle our vaka together towards the goal of achieving Pasifika academic success at Victoria. Be sure to check in from time to time for the latest Pasifika news and events.


Vakanuinui vinaka na nomu i lakolako – safe and happy travels!


Associate Professor Hon Luamanuvao Winnie Laban
Assistant Vice-Chancellor (Pasifika)


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12 December 2016 STEM scholarships for Pacific students
Pacific Peoples Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga is encouraging Pacific students to apply for Toloa Scholarships and to take up science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects at tertiary level. Read more
18 November 2016 Tuiloma Neroni Slade to receive honorary doctorate
Victoria University of Wellington's Council will confer an honorary doctorate on distinguished lawyer, statesman and jurist Tuiloma Neroni Slade as part of the University’s December graduation ceremonies. Read more
18 November 2016 New model kindergarten for cyclone-stricken Vanuatu
The devastation caused by Cyclone Pam is still being felt in Vanuatu 18 months after the Category 5 cyclone wreaked havoc across the Pacific, but help is arriving this week as on-site construction begins on a new cyclone-resistant model kindergarten. Read more

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Meet Teaching Technology Specialist, Joe Polu

Joe says “Victoria has a great atmosphere, very supportive staff and a working environment that encourages professional and personal development”.

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Norman Kirk scholarship winners
Celebrating the Norman Kirk Memorial Trust Pasifika Scholarship winners

Ioritana ‘Tana’ Tanoi and Kapeteni Polutea were awarded a Norman Kirk Memorial Scholarship during a special ceremony at Parliament on 17 August.

NUSSA delegates

National University of Samoa Students' Association visits Victoria

Victoria University of Wellington hosted of the National University of Samoa Students Association (NUSSA) for a week-long programme designed to strengthen student ties between Victoria and its Pacific neighbours.

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