Health and Counselling
Health services right where you need them: on campus
As a student at MIT you have access to popular, student friendly, professional student health services all under one roof. We are here to help you ensure your best health to be successful in your studies.
We are a multidisciplinary and multicultural team who provide confidential, medical, health and counselling services.
We have doctors offering a range of services including general health check-ups, sexual health services, immigration medical and health screening.
Our registered nurses are available to help you look after your well being. We provide help with ongoing health concerns, accidents, sexual health advice and services, help with stopping smoking, nutrition and exercise support.
Counselling is a process of talking through what is concerning you, with the aim of bringing about some positive changes in the way you are experiencing your life. Our counsellors offer support for study and personal issues to help you achieve your goals.
Enrolling with us
Any MIT student or staff member can choose to enrol, if eligible for publicly funded healthcare.*If you do not have a doctor that you regularly see and have not signed an enrolment form with another medical service or would like to change doctor, you can enrol with us.
Enrolling with us through Easthealth Trust PHO (Primary Health Organisation) entitles you to the following benefits:
- FREE doctors' fees for students
- Reduced doctors' fees for staff
- Subsidised prescription charges
- Subsidised programmes
If you have any questions or need anything clarified, please call us on (09) 968 8072 or visit us at the Centre.
Please note that you can only be enrolled with one Medical Practice at one time.
Regardless of whether you enrol as a patient with us or not, our general medical and nursing services are available to all students.
*Non New Zealand residents are not eligible for public funded healthcare, however some exceptions apply. For more information, please visit the Ministry of Health website.
After-hours Medical Care
A list of services that students can access if the MIT Health and Counselling Services are closed
Find out more information about patient confidentiality and how we ensure your health information is protected.
Our service is designed to cater for international students who are generally covered by UNI-care (NZ Student Plan) Insurance.
Staying Healthy on campus
Useful links, resources and programmes to help you stay healthy
Health and Counselling Staff
Details about the staff at the Health and Counselling Centre
Student dieticians are available for nutrition counselling at various times throughout the year.
Where: Health and Counselling Centre, S Block, South Campus.
To check on times or make an appointment: Phone HCC Reception, extension 8072
Topics you can see them about:
- Healthy eating
- Iron deficiency
- Lipid lowering
- Weight management
- Type 2 controlled diabetes
Hours of operation
Monday to Friday - 8.30am - 4.00pm
Doctors schedule appointments between 9.00am and 2.30pm.
Health and Counselling Centre
S Block, South Campus, Otara
Please contact us on (09) 968 8072 for appointments with the Doctor or Counsellors. No appointment is necessary to see the Nurse.
Please do not email firstname.lastname@example.org for appointments. This email is for enquiries only.