About NZUWiL

Universities New Zealand encourages and supports women who are or aspire to be leaders in the tertiary education sector through its annual Te Manahua New Zealand Universities Women in Leadership (NZUWiL) Programme for academic and professional staff.

The Te ManahuaNZUWiL programme booklet provides further information on the founding and development of the programme, which began in 2007 and now has over 400 alumni.

The Academic Divisional Office facilitates the University's participation in NZUWiL programmes.

2022 NZUWiL programme dates

Location: The Bolton Hotel, Wellington

Academic staff programme: Monday 27 June – Friday 1 July 2022

Professional staff programme: Monday 22 August – Friday 26 August 2022

Programme costs are covered by the University, including travel arrangements, which are organised by the Academic Divisional Office. Programme costs include airport transfers and meals for the duration of the programme. Incidental expenses beyond this are the responsibility of the attendee's Department or Division.

University nomination process

Each university provides two nominations to NZUWiL for each programme. In addition to these nominees NZUWiL also offers a total of two scholarships across the entire university sector for Māori and Pacific women for each programme.

Nomination forms will be considered by a panel convened by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic Division, and nominees will be notified prior to their applications being submitted to NZUWiL.

Please note NZUWiL contacts successful nominees directly on completion of the selection process.

For more information, contact:

Margaret Morgan
Director, Quality Advancement Unit and member of the NZUWiL Steering Group
Email margaret.morgan@otago.ac.nz

Denise Lindsay
Head of Operational Development and Co-convener of WiLO
Email denise.lindsay@otago.ac.nz

Associate Professor Mele Taumoepeau
Member of the NZUWiL Steering Group
Email mele@psy.otago.ac.nz

Key dates

  • Tuesday 1 February 2022 –applications due for BOTH PROGRAMMES
    Completed forms (see side bar Get It Done for relevant forms) in word format, along with your PVC's endorsement (by signature or email) and your CV, are due by email to dvc.academic@otago.ac.nz for both programmes by 1 February 2022. Please note the same form is used for the Otago selection process.
  • Week starting 14 February 2022 – Nominees notified
  • Week starting 21 February 2022 – University nominations forwarded to Te ManahuaNZUWiL

Related programmes

Key Contacts

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)

Denise Lindsay
Head of Organisational Development
Human Resources

Margaret Morgan
Director, Quality Advancement Unit
Academic Division
Member of NZUWiL Steering Group

Associate Professor Mele Taumoepeau
Department of Psychology
Member of NZUWiL Steering Group

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