Student Voice and Representation

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!


2019 Student Rep positions still available!

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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. 

Student Voice includes two major levels of representation; the Student Council and Student Executive School Representatives.

Student Council is made up of eight members, and includes representatives from each campus including dedicated voices for Māori, Pasifika, Under 25s, International, LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) and Disabilities. Student Council has helps keep MIT student-centric at all levels.

Student Executives are elected by the student body every year and are responsible for directly engaging with students and staff in their schools and feeding back key information and insights to the Student Council.

If you have any feedback (good or bad) about the teaching, learning, facilities or social experiences at MIT, get in touch with your school representative or email us at studentvoice@manukau.ac.nz

A message from the Student Voice Coordinator

Aayla Peebles

Aayla Peebles
Student Voice Coordinator

You may know, we have this thing called the Student Council (SC) and Student Executive Voice (SEV). It’s pretty much the team that communicates ‘what students actually say’ with some filtering of certain words.

The institute tells us all the latest info about changes going on, and we then tell them what the students think. This plays a huge role in their decision-making.

What I’m asking you is to please register your voice!! We will begin to create spaces for open-chat for students where you can give your thoughts and opinions, or simply agree with others who may think the same as you. Trust me!! You WANT to be involved in whats going on!!

There are a few ways you can tie yourself into our conversations.

Please take one minute of your life right now make a few simple clicks, I’ve provided all the links. And I promise you won’t get spammed.

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