Student Support

Get administrative support and guidance during your studies with the Wellington Faculty of Architecture and Design Innovation.

If you have any questions or concerns related to your study, the student advisers located at the Faculty Office are able to provide assistance.

Māori or Pacific students are encouraged to join the Āwhina whānau or Pasifika Student Success ‘aiga, where you can access mentoring and extra support through-out your time here at the Wellington Faculty of Architecture and Design Innovation.

The Wellington Faculty of Architecture and Design Innovation Office is now open but you can still make virtual appointments if you wish. Please contact us by email, or use our online form to make a virtual appointment with a Student Advisor from the Faculty.

Location and office hours

The Faculty Student Administration Office, is located on the ground floor of Te Aro Campus, in Vivian Street. Student enquiries are welcome from 9:30 am–3:30 pm Monday to Friday.


Tours of Te Aro Campus can be arranged by contacting Student Administration. Please contact us at least two weeks in advance.

Student advisers

Student advisers are your first point of contact for admission requirements, degree planning, changing courses and transfer of credit from other tertiary institutions. They are also responsible for enrolment, organising exams and maintaining student records.

Student advisers provide administrative support throughout your study. For continuity of personal service, please contact one of our student advisers.

Student Advisor · BAS/BBSc (surname M-Z), All Postgraduate Architecture/Arch Science Programmes
· Wellington Faculty of Architecture and Design Innovation

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Angelica Pablo

Student Advisor · BAS/BBSc (Surname A-L), All Architecture and Design PhD Students

Student Advisor · BDI (Surnames M-Z), MDI, MDes, GDDI, GCDI, MUXD, MDT programmes
· Wellington Faculty of Architecture and Design Innovation

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Jasmine Chalmers

Student Advisor · BDI (surname A-L)

Māori and Pasifika Support

Kaiakiaki Maori Engagement Advisor
· Wellington Faculty of Architecture and Design Innovation

Pasifika Engagement Advisor · Pasifika Student Success Team
· Office of the Assistant Vice-Chancellor (Pasifika)

The Associate Dean (Students) is also available for help with academic programmes and with any other issues which may prevent you from achieving your full potential.

Central Student Support

The Student Services Group is available for any additional support you may require. VUWSA and STUDiO are also available for welfare and representation needs.

Students with impairments are protected by the Meeting the Needs of Students with Impairments Policy. This policy aims to give students with impairments the same opportunity as other students to demonstrate their abilities. You should contact your course coordinator if you think your impairment will hinder your academic performance in any way. You may also wish to approach a student adviser from Disability Services to confidentially discuss your individual needs and the options and support that are available.