Online orientation

Nau mai, Haere mai and welcome new students to MIT and to your online orientation.

If you weren't able to be with us in person for your orientation event, this online orientation welcomes you to our institute and provides key information so you can begin your student journey with us positively.

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.

Formal MIT welcome

Mihi whakatau and official welcome from our DCE Learner Experience and Success.

Welcome from our campus general managers

Our campus general managers warmly welcome you to MIT. Please click on the tile for the campus you'll be studying at or get to know them all.

Meet the student support teams available to you

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.

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

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Tech Ready - setting up your login's and devices

A guide to the systems that we use 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.

There are instructions for completing this set up process from home and on-site from an MIT computer.

Go to the onboarding page

To watch the Tech Services at MIT video, click the button below

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If you require help with the MIT systems, please visit for How to Student Guides and useful tips.

Study prep session - all you need to know to be study ready

To watch the Study Prep session video, click the button below

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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.

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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.

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To contact one of our student advisors, call 0800 696 487 or email