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International student support staff

Cameron Lock
International Student Coordinator
Phone: +64 6 952 7001 extn 70213
Mobile: +64 21 324 826

Rachel Tian
International Student Success Advisor
Phone: +64 952 7001 extn 70435
Mobile: +64 22 016 1062

Sue Thorby
Health and Wellbeing Advisor and International Student Support
Phone: +64 6 952 7001 extn 60760
Mobile: +64 21 241 0052

Email: InternationalSupport@ucol.ac.nz 
International student emergency phone: +64 21 242 7625


Safety and emergency contacts

UCOL wants to ensure that all of its students, staff and visitors stay safe, and we believe that everyone has a role to play in making this happen. You are responsible for your own personal health, safety and security on campus. Ensure that you know who to contact in an emergency, or if you have concerns about your safety or security while on campus.

In the event of an emergency, please call:
  • Fire/Police/Ambulance - phone 111
  • UCOL's 24-hour International Student Support Emergency number – phone 021 242 7625

UCOL’s Security Service for each campus focuses on the on-campus safety of all students. Their contact details are below:

Palmerston North
(24 hours / 7 Days)
Extension: 70032 (if calling from a UCOL phone)
Phone: 06 952 7032
Mobile: 027 447 9480

Whanganui (24 Hours / 7 Days)
Extension: 61835 (if calling from a UCOL phone)
Phone: 06 965 3835
Cell: 021 242 3209

Wairarapa (24 Hours / 7 Days)
Extension: 72056 (if calling from a UCOL phone)
Cell: 027 431 2154


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