Study advice

Māori Student Recruitment Advisers

We have Māori Student Recruitment Advisers available to help you when making your decisions about what to study and where. They can provide guidance on which courses might best suit your interests and ambitions, as well as help you to make an application for your chosen programme of study.

Academic Advice

Academic Advice is a service for prospective and current Massey students seeking assistance in selecting and planning qualifications and courses.

How to apply

For information about how to apply including what you need to do before you apply see our Admissons and enrolment web pages.

Open days

Open days at Massey are your chance to explore your future options. They are held on each campus and provide an insight into study areas, accommodation, student life and more.

Te Rau Tauawhi – Māori Student Centre

The Te Rau Tauawhi – Māori Student Centre offers guidance and support, and nurtures all Māori students.

Messina Shaw Auckland Māori Academic Advisor

Tēnā koutou e ngā tauira Māori ā Te Kunenga ki Pūrehuroa

Ko Messina Shaw ahau (Te Aupōuri/Ngāti Te Ata) Māori Student Adviser (Academic/Learning Skills)

I have many years’ experience in providing academic and learning development resources and support for ngā tauira Māori at university, at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. You can email, text or ring me about your assessments and developing your study skills, including: 

  • study-time management
  • APA referencing
  • researching your assignment topic
  • applying your readings to assignments
  • structuring your sentences, paragraphs and essay
  • studying for tests and exams
  • discipline and career-specific scholarship advice, and support to apply for them
  • writing Curriculum Vitae, job application forms, and cover-letters for positions’ advice and support
  • feedback on draft assignments. (Please email assignments with the assignment question and learning outcomes.)

Students in the Auckland area
Drop-in (Quad A 2:08) – Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, between 11.00 - 1.00pm.
1:1 Appointment – email Messina at M.F.Shaw@massey.ac.nz or text 021 423692.

Other areas
Online support is available by emailing Messina at M.F.Shaw@massey.ac.nz

Nau mai, haere mai!

Student Learning Advisors

The Centres for Teaching and Learning provide a range of learning development services and resources to enhance student success. Our staff are committed to supporting your study and we encourage students to take advantage of the excellent services we offer on each campus and virtually for our distance learners.

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