pillar presentations:

These are a new style of presentation within NAAUC where we aim to break down common barriers and misconceptions held by attendees and encourage them to undertake critical analysis of both themselves and their communities with reference to that topic. Topics are:

  • Leadership
  • Identity
  • Wellness
  • Diversity
  • Community



Seminars provide an opportunity for students to become informed on all aspects of the rights, responsibilities and expectations of leaders within residential communities as well as topical issues facing them, effectively preparing them to make a positive change within these communities:

  • Residences, the Media, the Wider Community & Media Crisis Management
  • Traditions & Cultural Change
  • Life’s a Pitch & Public Speaking
  • Legalities & Liquor Licensing
  • How to be Employable & Life after living on campus.
  • Sponsorship, Merchandise & Professional Partnerships
  • Time Management & Burn Out
  • O-Week
  • Sex, Sexuality & Gender
  • Gender Equality in Collegiate Leadership
  • Building Culture, Spirit & Alumni
  • Now What: How to Implement Positive Change Following NAAUC
  • Spirituality in Modern Residences.
  • Budgeting & Finance                           Pastoral Care & Care of Duty
  • Sustainability
  • Running an Effective Meeting
  • Risk Management
  • Effective Community Branding through Social Media
  • Establishing links between Residences and the Community
  • Fostering Wellness in Communities
  • ntegration of all residents and cultures


Workshops impart practical skills & knowledge required in all residential communities nationwide. The objective of each workshop is to provide groups of students with interactive sessions led by people with relevant experience & expertise in the field. This hands-on experience allows students to participate in set activities in the form of scenarios, situation analysis & templates.                        

  • Conflict Resolution & Fostering Successful Relationships
  • Mental Health
  • Event Planning & Logistics
  • Operating Effectively as a Committee
  • Strategic Planning and Effective Changeover

Role Development Seminars:

Encouraging & aiding future leaders is the principal purpose of NAAUC. Role Development Seminars are a key tool in passing critical information on to aspiring leaders, outlining primary tasks & responsibilities of each role, and sharing lessons learnt from other leaders.

  • President/Vice-President
  • Treasurer
  • Secretary
  • Social Representative                        
  • Sports Representative
  • Arts/Cultural Representative
  • Intercollegiate Representative
  • Residential Assistant/ Senior Resident