Online orientation

Nau mai, Haere mai and welcome new students to MIT

If you weren't able to join us for orientation in person or want to revisit some key information, watch the orientation videos and other resources down below.

To stay up to date with the latest student news, activities and future events, we recommend that you like and follow the Student Life at Manukau Facebook page.


Business | Digital Technology | Maritime

Click the video to watch your formal welcome to the MIT whānau, followed by introductions from key people who will be a part of your student journey here with us.


Automotive | Building and Civil Construction | Electrical Trades | General Engineering | Plumbing | Professional Engineering | Refrigeration and Air-conditioning

Click the video to watch your formal welcome to the MIT whānau, followed by introductions from key people who will be a part of your student journey here with us.


Baking | Culinary | Education and Supported Learning | Floristry | Hairdressing | Horticulture | Hospitality | Languages | Social Work | Sport and Police

Click the video to watch your formal welcome to the MIT whānau, followed by introductions from key people who will be a part of your student journey here with us.


Health and Counselling | Nursing

Click the video to watch your formal welcome to the MIT whānau, followed by introductions from key people who will be a part of your student journey here with us.


Meet the student support teams available to you

Check out a few of our team members and some of the services that we offer by watching this video.

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 to find 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.

You can also check out our Student Handbook to find more information.


Tech Ready - setting up your logins and devices

This video introduces you to Tech Services at MIT

For step-by-step instructions on how to find your student ID, user name, set up your password, MIT email, how to log into Canvas (our online Learning Management System), the Learner Portal and the CES jobs board, please check out our onboarding page.

Go to the onboarding page for instructions on how to complete this set-up process from home and on-site from an MIT computer.

Find out how to get connected

If you require help with the MIT systems or are looking for more student guides and useful tips, please visit techservices.manukau.ac.nz .


Study Ready session - all you need to know to be prepped for study

Watch this video to find out all the tips and tricks you need to settle into your course.


Study Skills session - essential academic skills you need while studying at MIT

Watch this video to find out about our library services and resources both onsite and online and also our learning advisors who will help you with your studies.


Getting your student ID

If you haven't got your student ID yet, you will need to come and see our Ask Me! Student Services teams.

Learn more about getting your student ID


Need help accessing financial assistance?

Here at MIT, we have a number of options available to our students who require financial aid or assistance. Our student advisors can help you with any concerns you have in this area.

For further information about student financial assistance and support available, click the button below.

Find out about financial assistance

To contact one of our student advisors, call 0800 696 487 or email advisors@manukau.ac.nz.


COVID-19 Support

We want to acknowledge the patience, hard work and resilience it takes to stick with your studies in our current situation. The pandemic has created uncertainty. But we do know skills-based education is the best way to prepare for essential roles and future-proof your career.

Find out more about support through COVID