Support for international students

Studying in a new country is an exciting and challenging time. Manukau Institute of Technology has support services in place to help you to adjust and make the most of your experience.

Students can meet Manukau Institute of Technology's Support staff during Orientation. Orientation takes place at the beginning of each semester, one week before study begins.

Manukau Institute of Technology Support Services:

  • Health and Counselling
  • Learning Support
  • Student mentors
  • Library
  • Fitness centre
  • Computer suites
  • Chaplains

The team has a 24-hour emergency line for all international students enrolled at Manukau Institute of Technology - 0800 648 2273.

Student Life can help with:

  • Faculty liaison
  • Advice on living in Auckland, New Zealand
  • International orientation
  • Events and activities on campus
  • Community networking
  • Pastoral care
  • Learning support

Pastoral Care for International Students

As an international student in New Zealand, you have the right to expect a certain level of pastoral care and support. Manukau Institute of Technology has agreed to observe and be bound by the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students published by Ministry of Education. Copies of the code are available on request from Manukau Institute of Technology or from New Zealand Ministry of Education.

International Student Orientation

All students at Manukau Institute of Technology are required to attend International Orientation during their first semester.