Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences


Postgraduate Students' Association

The FMHS-PGSA hosts many exciting events in the coming year – both academic and social – and you are invited to be a part of them all. If you would like to have some input in postgraduate student affairs, consider joining our committee.

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The aims of the Association are to:

  • Provide a means of communication between FMHS postgraduate students and the administration of the University of Auckland by ensuring postgraduate student representation on Faculty committees where appropriate.
  • Actively assist in developing a postgraduate culture and community at the FMHS by organizing social and other activities.
  • Publicise and promote FMHS postgraduate students’ achievements within The University of Auckland and to the community at large, for example, the Postgraduate Research Symposium and financial assistance in conference travel.

The FMHS-PGSA:

  • Provides financial assistance to students for thesis binding and travel grants.
  • Enhances academic knowledge through seasonal morning tea events.
  • Hosts PhD student morning teas.
  • Hosts monthly social events to encourage a sense of community within the FMHS postgraduate students.

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Looking for new representatives

  • FMHS-PGSA is currently recruiting new committee representatives from all departments/schools. It involves helping with the organisation of social events, deciding on grant recipients and generally making the postgraduate student life at FMHS a more pleasant experience. We have regular monthly meetings where you get to meet new people and learn new skills.
  • What you can help with? Check out the different positions within the committee.
  • Interested in joining us? Feel free to contact the FMHS-PGSA President, Brittney Black at fmhspgsa@auckland.ac.nz