2023 UOW Imua Pacific First Years

2023 UOW Imua Pacific First Years

Cohort of Pacific First Year Students at the University of Waikato.

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Bula first years

For our third and final legacy seminar, we were only given permission to publicise the last part of Margaret's speech which can be found on this link.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B4hGhiNvMt0

Please give it a watch if you missed the last legacy seminar.

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30/09/2022

Bula first years!

Here is the final legacy task in case you've missed it. It was our Careers seminar with Aunty Heather.

Please give it a watch if you have yet to do so.

09/08/2022

Attention First Years!

Another reminder that the final Imua Legacy Seminar will be tomorrow at 1pm - 2pm on Zoom.

Aunty Heather from Careers will be sharing some great tips on finishing well as a first year and how you can start building your career profile now.

Zoom link - https://waikato.zoom.us/j/85884766117

See you tomorrow!



01/07/2022

Malo e lelei

This one is for our Imua first year students. The final legacy seminar of the year will be happening on July 13th from 1pm - 2pm.

Check out our awesome guest speaker who will be speaking on the final topic of Leadership and Excellence.






This will be on campus at M 1.42 (Opposite Bennetts Book) and on zoom through the following link https://waikato.zoom.us/j/83243601890

Please check your emails and make sure you are on track with your legacy tasks. If you need to catch up, get in touch with Aunty Sia on [email protected]

10/06/2022

Bula Vinaka First Years

Here is the second legacy seminar featuring Nicc Moeono.

If you missed it, here's your chance to catch up.

Give Aunty Sia an email on [email protected] to catch up on your task or check your progression.



10/06/2022

Bula Vinaka Imua First Years

Here is the recording from the our first Legacy Seminar featuring Dr Haki Tuaupiki from the Faculty of Maori and Indigenous Studies.

Don't forget to get in touch with Aunty Sia on [email protected] for the catch up and progression of your legacy tasks.



01/05/2022

Talofa lava first years!

We have an awesome speaker lined up to talk to you for our second legacy seminar this Wednesday (1pm on Zoom).

The seminar will be based on Work Life Balance.

Here is the Zoom Link - https://waikato.zoom.us/j/83140825854

Check out our speaker bio.




20/04/2022

Bula First Years

Quick check in to see how you're going with the legacy tasks are going.

Please get in touch with us if you have yet to do so we can get you to complete the legacy tasks before May 4th.




20/04/2022

Bula Vinaka first years!

We hope you are enjoying your teaching recess.

Our second legacy seminar will be online on May 4th (1pm - 2pm). We have got an exciting speaker lined up so keep an eye on our page for more information.

Here is the Zoom link - https://waikato.zoom.us/j/83140825854

We look forward to seeing you there.



21/03/2022

Have a great week First Years!

14/03/2022

Bula Vinaka First Years

How's your first week going?

Please do not forget to fill this google form out if you have not.

Aunty Sia will be reaching out soon to get your check in appointments confirmed as part of your legacy tasks.

Here is the link to the form - https://forms.gle/VF7UcntxRASGNfPq9

Don't forget to reach out if you need to.

28/02/2022

Halo Olgeta

As we get ready for our Pacific Orientation: Beginning the Voyage. Here’s a few things you can do to prepare for our event on Thursday.

We will be strictly following the Covid restriction guidelines.

See you on March 3rd (this Thursday) at 9am. For those joining us on campus will be at the Academy and for those joining us online - see you on Facebook live.




28/02/2022

Orientation Update and Reminder!

Warm Pacific Greetings Pacific First Years!

We are excited to welcome all our new students starting with us this year.

The way we do our Pacific Orientation: Beginning the Voyage will slightly change this year as we continue to abide by the current Covid restrictions to keep us all safe.

In the meantime, for our Pacific first year students, fill in this google form to confirm your place at our Orientation if you have to do so already.

https://forms.gle/qPfsoR7KJGVu4f6P7

See you this Thursday , March 3rd at 9am (The Gallagher Academy of Performing Arts) for those joining us on campus and for those joining us online, see you on our Facebook live.

21/02/2022

Ia Orana!

Imua Initiative : Sail
University of Waikato Pacific Orientation -Beginning the Voyage

Pacific people perfected sails over generations that could withstand heavy wind and harness the wind. And they passed this knowledge down.

This Orientation event is especially designed to pass essential information on success in university study from our Pacific at Waikato aiga to our first-year Pacific students.

It is the official beginning of the journey, complete with a proper Pacific welcome, cultural performances, meeting aunties, uncles and cousins on campus that you never knew and sharing kai together.

Purpose
•Officially launch the first year journey with fellow students, student leaders, staff and university leaders.
•Begin your university journey with a rich and grounding cultural experience, including a Pacific welcome ceremony attended by members of different island community and heritages with cultural performances.
•Become better acquainted with our Waikato Pacific community and other valuable resources

What students will gain
•A rich cultural experience
•Networking with other first-year students, student leaders, staff and leaders
•Learning more about the Imua Learner Leader Initiative.
•Meet more aunties, uncles and cousins who are here to help you succeed.
•Enjoy a delicious lunch, mix and mingle, and receive a free t-shirt.
Please RSVP here https://forms.gle/jAydbdXoqgf9s4CL6early to confirm attendance.



17/02/2022

Bula Vinaka

Tomorrow, we round up our three day Wind Academic and Digital Boost for 2022.

Thank you to our first years who have been joining us on campus and online.

For tomorrow’s Big Pacific Idea , our very own Pacific Student Success Coordinator will be presenting key tips on Staying Connected to be Successful.

Afterwards Aunty Kitty and Uncle Inga will get us working on organising ourselves for a successful journey.

To our first years who have registered - please check your emails.

See you tomorrow!



16/02/2022

Malo ni!

Today, we had a great start to our three day Wind Academic and Digital Boost. We learnt about learning that is in our DNA and services available to navigate the academic ocean.

Tomorrow - our Big Pacific Idea will be lead by Cori Poimatagi and Nick Read from our Student Health and We’ll Being team.

We kickstart at 9am tomorrow online and on campus.

To our first years please check your emails for updates.

DM if you have any questions.



14/02/2022

Mauri Team!

Welcome to the start of another great week.

Today is the last day you can confirm your place for our three day Wind Academic and Digital Boost .

A three day program all our Pacific students can join on campus and online.

The Wind Academic and Digital Boost is the first event in our Imua Initiative, a year-long series of events and activities designed to help first-year Pacific students make the most out of their first year of study, meet friends and the Pacific ohana at Waikato, go forward and lead from the front in their university studies.

The Imua programme draws on the awesome legacies of voyaging and learning left by our ancestors to enhance success now. The Boost is about sharpening vital skills for the first year and beyond.
For all of our Pacific first years - our Wind and Academic Digital Boost goes from 16-18 February.

Don't miss out on this awesome opportunity to get a head start on the year.

Pacific first years , if you have yet to do so - fill this form in to confirm your place on campus and online - https://forms.gle/uE3EUHx36MNgcdoz8

Also follow and like our First Year page for updates through out the year- https://www.facebook.com/2022-UOW-Imua-Pacific-First-Years-104771792125847

If you have any questions or concerns please email [email protected].




08/02/2022

Malo ni!
We are officially one week away from our Wind Academic and Digital Boost. A three day program all our Pacific students can join on campus and online.

The Wind Academic and Digital Boost is the first event in our Imua Initiative, a year-long series of events and activities designed to help first-year Pacific students make the most out of their first year of study, meet friends and the Pacific ohana at Waikato, go forward and lead from the front in their university studies.

The programme features amazing guest speakers, lunches and cultural activities.

The Imua programme draws on the awesome legacies of voyaging and learning left by our ancestors to enhance success now. The Boost is about sharpening vital skills for the first year and beyond.
For all of our Pacific first years - our Wind and Academic Digital Boost goes from 16-18 February.

Don't miss out on this awesome opportunity to get a head start on the year.

Fill this form in to confirm your place on campus and online - https://forms.gle/uE3EUHx36MNgcdoz8

Also follow and like our First Year page for updates through out the year- https://www.facebook.com/2022-UOW-Imua-Pacific-First-Years-104771792125847

If you have any questions or concerns please email [email protected].




Pacific at Waikato: Wind Academic and Digital Boost 07/02/2022

Bula Vinaka team

Just over a week to go for our Wind Academic and Digital Boost.

This 3 day workshop will run from February 16th - February 18th on campus and online, so you can join us even if you're not in Hamilton.

If you have yet to do so, please fill in this google form to confirm your place on campus and online.

https://forms.gle/bzvEGxFzs3kCcPBs8

See you guys soon!

Pacific at Waikato: Wind Academic and Digital Boost Warm Pacific Greetings first year! We are so excited that you will be able to attend our 2022 Wind and Academic Digital Boost in person or online. Please take a few minutes to fill this form out to confirm registration. If you have any questions or thoughts please email [email protected]....

03/02/2022

Warm Pacific Greetings!

Welcome to this Private Facebook created for the University of Waikato Pacific first years.

This page will be dedicated to you as our Pacific first-year cohort of 2022. We will update you on the events that would be beneficial for you to attend starting with our Wind Academic and Digital Boost that runs from February 16th - February 18th in person and online.

We will update you as you go, in the mean time please ensure you are following this page as well as on Facebook and on Instagram.

My name is Sianiti, you can call me Sia or Aunty Sia. I will be coordinating the first year initiative this year.

If you have any questions, please reach out on [email protected] or message our social media pages as I admin those as well.

Super excited to be apart of your tertiary journey for 2022.

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Bula first years! Here is the final legacy task in case you've missed it. It was our Careers seminar with Aunty Heather....
Bula Vinaka First Years Here is the second legacy seminar featuring Nicc Moeono. If you missed it, here's your chance to...
Bula Vinaka Imua First Years Here is the recording from the our first Legacy Seminar featuring Dr Haki Tuaupiki from the...

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