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Academic Learning Advisors Profiles

Kara Kennedy

Kara is an Academic Learning Advisor who can help students with assignments, writing, study skills, and mathematics/numeracy. She has a PhD in English and is interested in the intersection of technology and teaching. She enjoys science fiction and fantasy and web design.

Availability: Varied


Karen Naude

Karen has an Honours degree in English, a Master’s degree in Education, and a CELTA from the University of Auckland. She is very interested in the brain and thinking. Karen is a keen gardener, badminton player and is very allergic to lion saliva.  She loves helping students with their writing.

Availability: Monday - Thursday (Manukau)


Sabina Rehman

Sabina is an experienced academic learning advisor who can help students in assignments, writing and other learning needs from foundation courses to advanced level programmes. She has a particular interest in ESOL, literacy, numeracy, education and science subjects. Sabina has an extensive teaching and mentoring experience, is fluent in three other languages apart from English, and aptly understands cultural needs of international students. Sabina is a PhD in English from University of Auckland and has a postgraduate diploma in English Language Teaching as well as a qualification in Adult Education and Training.

Availability: Monday - Friday 10am. to 1:30pm. (Otara)