Student Voice

Student Voice is all about YOUR voice, YOUR views, YOUR experience and YOUR opportunities for success. That’s right – Student Voice is all about YOU!


2020 Student Council elected

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MIT values the student voice – it is the most important voice in the entire organisation. Whether it is to do with the teaching and learning in the classroom, what’s happening at your campus, or even during your lunch break, we value what you have to say and there are lots of ways to get involved.

If you have any feedback (good or bad) about the teaching, learning, facilities or social experiences at MIT, please give us feedback by emaiing studentvoice@manukau.ac.nz or by using the Student Feedback Form

The Student Voice at MIT

Student Voice includes two levels of representation; the Student Council and Student Executive (School reps).

Student Council is made up of eight elected members and represents students at the highest level of decision making, feeding back to MIT leadership about strategic matters. This includes representation on institute committees and the Academic board. The Student Council helps to keep MIT student-centric at all levels.

Student Representatives (school reps) are selected and are responsible for directly engaging with students and staff in their schools and feeding back key information and insights to the Student Council.


Message from the 2020 Student Council President - Naomi Taripo

Kia orana,

2020 is upon us. Welcome to those returning for another year and to those who are new to MIT, from myself and Student Council team, wishing you all the best with your studies from here on!

Thank you for electing me as your 2020 President, what a privilege and I certainly have some big shoes to fill, thanks Connor! In saying that I am looking forward to the challenges ahead.

Speaking of challenges, we have Student Support with a range of services for students to utilise. Needing some study guide with essay writing, better preparation for exams or just needing someone to talk to, keep your 2020 Student Success Guide on hand (MIT’s little red bible). Don’t be shy to ask for help!!!!

We’re a friendly bunch, we don’t bite, be a part of the conversation around MIT with student issues, put your hand-up and be a part of the solution. We are always looking for representatives in each learning area, help us help you and stay connected and be engaged with your own learning journey!

Naomi