Faculty of Education and Social Work

Who we are

We’ve all been students so we know what it’s like trying to get everything done and succeed. We don’t just listen, we help you find solutions.

Lillien is currently pursuing her Masters of Professional Studies in Education. Lillien was previously president of the Epsom Tai Tokerau Students Association (ETTSA) as well as the Faculty of Education and Social Work Pacific Islands Students Association (FOEPISA). Lillien was previously a Tuakaqu Mentor for Primary and has now assumed the Tuakaqu Mentoring Coordinator role. Lillien is of Tongan heritage.


Elisabeth Alani is the Student Adviser Pasifika in the Faculty of Education and Social Work’s Student Contact Centre. Elisabeth's primary role is to help students with their applications, enrolments and degree planning. She also manages specific programmes as well as faculty recruitment and looking after Pacific student queries.  


Other academic support


Tuākana is a University-wide mentoring and tutoring programme for Māori and Pacific students.

Pacific at the University

A central resource for those interested about the role and practice of Pasifika at the University of Auckland.