meet the staff

meet the team

Our team is available 24/7, 365 days a year and work hard to provide you with academic support, facilities maintenance, events and advice. Our team have been carefully selected based on the their skill-set, qualifications and passion for young people. The years you spend at university will undoubtedly be some of the most memorable and we will make sure that you have the experience of a lifetime here at UC Accommodation.

who we are

Nicolas Cowie

General Manager

Nick’s primary objective with the University of Canterbury Village is to ensure that all residents remain focused on their academic goals while enjoying the vibrant and diverse lifestyle that the Village has to offer. You’ll find Nick moving between Uni Hall, Sonoda and Ilam Apartments to ensure the smooth running of each site, and to make sure that all residents are getting the on-campus experience they deserve while completing their studies.

Aimee Jeffrey

Community Manager

Suzanne Edwards

Sales and Administration Manager

Darren Craig

Asset Facilities Manager

Cassandra Troman

RA Manager

Jess Hardley

Community Programme Manager

Motu Monsall

Head Chef

John Liddell

Community Support Manager

John is the permanent staff member to go to for assistance outside of regular Reception hours. If you’re locked out of your room, you have a noise complaint, or if there is an emergency, John is there to respond. At the Village you are never without help if you need it, and John is there to assist with any and all of your requests or concerns. Make sure you say hello!

Lesa Devcich

Housekeeping Manager

Lesa is in charge of everything to do with cleaning and housekeeping at the Village. She manages the team of cleaners that make sure your apartment and common areas are clean and tidy. Make sure you say hello, she is always around!

Christine Wilson

Customer Services - Team Leader

Graeme Brown

Facility Supervisor

Adeline Lee

Community Programme Coordinator

Brett McKenzie

Community Programme Coordinator

Megan Lindsay

Community Programme Coordinator

Michele Ngaronoa

Community Programme Coordinator

Laura Dunstan

Community Support Coordinator

Filia Armstrong-Marks

Community Support Coordinator

Brett Mclaren

Community Safety Coordinator

Jodi Cameron

Community Safety Coordinator

Kalim Shepherd

Community Safety Coordinator

Sam Latu

Community Safety Coordinator

Keith Rowling

Property Services Coordinator