Student advisors

Kaitohutohu Tauira

We have a dedicated team who are committed to all of MIT’s values including: Manaakitanga.

Student Support Advisors will support you and your success while at MIT. Our specialised team members can help get you sorted before and during your learning journey.

Whether it’s sorting out your travel options to and from class, creating a home-study plan, help finding financial assistance, or support with an issue that’s affecting your study we’re here to help connect you with what you need to succeed.

Ways we can support and assist:

  • StudyLink
  • Referrals to other student services
  • Work life balance
  • Concerns / Complaints
  • Emergency financial support
  • Food Bank.

Contact Student Advisors


  • MIT Otara (North Campus) Dilworth Building, NA Block, Gate 12, Otara Road, Otara
  • MIT Manukau (Floor 2) 
  • MIT Satellite sites including New Zealand Maritime School and MIT Mahurangi – by appointment.

Available hours: 8.30am-5pm


Freephone: 0800 696 487.

Students can also call or text the Student Support Advisors mobile +64 22 067 5764

Student feedback

“They helped me get my Studylink stuff sorted so I could focus on my course”

“He keeps us going when it’s full on with assignments and stuff”

"She got me back on track with my study-plan”

Ways that we can support you


Study Planning

Concerns or Complaints

Financial Hardships