Sonny Liuvaie

Fakalofa lahi atu and warm Pasifika greetings.

My name is Sunlou (Sonny) Liuvaie, the Pasifika Learning Adviser at the Manawatu campus. My primary responsibility is to provide quality academic support thus enabling students whether studying via internal or distance to realise their full academic potential. Make an appointment to see me in person, give me a call, or send me an email if you require support or information regarding your studies.

Pasifika Learning Advisor

  • Consultations provided are in the following areas: Planning assignments, researching your topic, academic writing, goal setting and time management, report writing, referencing, oral presentation and examination strategies and other relevant topics.
  • Pre reading Service. For distance students, please fill in the Online assignment pre-reading submission form. Within the field of “What questions and concerns do you have about your draft assignment so far?" Please specify:"I like to have my assignment pre-read by a Pasifika Learning Advisor
  • Academic support workshops are also held throughout the year to further develop students’ academic writing.
  • Resources can also be accessed at the Fale or can be sent to you via email on request.
  • The Pasifika STREAM (Vaitafe he Pulotu) which is accessible only to students is an online tool that aims to provide information, resources and support to students.

All bookings with the Pasifika Learning Adviser can be made directly with me (please see contact details below) or via the Centre for Teaching and Learning. Consultations are one hour for undergraduate students, and one and half hour for postgraduates. Services provided will be rendered in a manner that is culturally sensitive and all information shared will be kept strictly confidential. Distance students in the Auckland and Wellington region can contact the Pasifika Learning Advisers in these areas and may also access on campus programmes offered in these campuses. However, you can also access support from the Manawatu campus.

Contact Details

YFC Building: Fale Pasifika
Telephone: 0800MASSEY ext 83550 OR 359 5799 ext 83550

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