Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

Equity in our faculty

The Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences is committed to reducing inequities in education and health through access to our programmes, our curriculum, our research and through our commitment to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi.

This website will introduce you to the diverse members of our committee. All of these people, staff and students, bring a unique and important perspective to achieving equity within our faculty. You will also find links to further information about the policies and practices developed and supported by this committee and the contact details for the Chair of the Committee, Associate Professor Trecia Wouldes.


  • Welcome

    Welcome from the Associate Dean Equity and the Equity Committee of the Medical and Health Sciences Faculty.

  • Equity Committee

    Meet our Equity Committee members.

  • Māori and Pacific Students

    Find out about MAPAS - a supportive environment and structure where students, their whānau and staff accept a commitment to academic achievement within a Māori or Pacific context.

  • LGBTQI+ students and staff

    The University offers a range of initiatives aimed at providing support for LGBTQI+ students and staff.

  • Equity at the University

    Information about the University’s commitment to equity and useful links to information and services for both staff and students.

  • Zero tolerance for discrimination

    Read about the University's Zero tolerance for discrimination and what to do if you experience any form of discrimination.

  • Parents in our faculty

    More information on parenting support and childcare for University staff and students.

  • Contacts

    Contact details for staff with a role/interest in Equity in the faculty.