Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

Student life

Being a doctoral student is not just about finishing your PhD. It’s a great opportunity to meet new people, and the following links will help you balance your work with having fun.

Faculty Postgraduate Students Association

The FMHS-PGSA hosts many exciting events, both academic and social.

University Postgraduate Students Association

Postgraduate Students Association of the University.


Chiasma is the link in biotech enterprise, providing events and networking opportunities for students within the areas of bio-science and bio-technology.

Clubs and Societies

There are around 120 clubs and societies on campus.

Recreation Centre

The Recreation Centre, situated at 17 Symonds Street, has four floors dedicated to health, fitness and being active.

Life on campus

Stay informed about events and activities on campus.

Student commons

Student life in Auckland

Learn from Auckland Council what it’s like being a student living in Auckland, including student support services, accommodation and transport, and things to do when study’s over for the day.