Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

Useful information

Resources for new and emerging researchers

Meeting Dates for Tōmaiora New and Emerging Researchers Group

The new and emerging Tōmaiora researchers meet on the 4th Tuesday of every month at the Tāmaki Campus - 730-240 from 12:30pm - 1:30pm.  If you wish to attend in person or via Skype, contact Karen Brewer - k.brewer@auckland.ac.nz

Scholarships and fellowships

The University of Auckland Māori Scholarships and Awards brochure
Discover the wide range of scholarships, prizes and awards open to Māori students

The Scholarships and Awards
Information about all scholarships available via The University of Auckland

Kia ora Hauora scholarship database
A database of Māori Scholarships available from all tertiary institutes, district health boards, iwi, hapū trusts and the government

Breakout search engine (via the Funding Information Service)
A comprehensive list of over 2,220 funding opportunities available nationwide via scholarships, awards and grants)

Student financial support options

Financial Hardship Support
Awards and Emergency Funding available via the University of Auckland

Tuakana Contestable Fund
Provides financial support to the University's Māori and Pacific postgraduate students or potential postgraduate students who are attending their first conference, presenting or both.

Postgraduate Travel and Thesis Binding Grants
Available to postgraduate students (Honours, Masters or PhD) enrolled in the Faculty of Medical Health Sciences.

PReSS Accounts
PReSS accounts assist doctoral research students to undertake their research and complete in a timely manner.

Postgraduate support

 Postgraduate information and support
Includes links to Postgraduate Student Association, Doctoral Skill programme and morning tea, PhD Support Group, Student Learning Services, School of Graduate Studies and more.

Doctoral Academic Leadership Initiative
Designed to prepare mid-phase doctoral students for life in academia. The module focusses on areas such as leading in academia, teaching, research and professionalism.

Student Support Services
The Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences offers comprehensive support services to assist students during their study.

Equity Information for Students
Download the Tauira Māori brochure, meet the Māori student equity team.

Student Learning Services
Māori and Pasifika student support, workshops (offered via Library), postgraduate tips and resources, thesis writing support etc.

Career development

Career Development and Employability Services (CDES)

Career Development and Employability Services provides information and services to help students to prepare for life after study.


MyCDES is where you can find a job board with part-time, full-time and graduate jobs as well as internship and other work-related opportunities.

Skills workshops

 Libraries and Learning Services workshops
IT and Academic skills workshops for postgraduate students available.

Student IT Essentials
Everything you need to know about IT services and support at The University of Auckland.

Parent Support and Childcare

Parenting Support
Information on University facilities for students who are parents - including breastfeeding spaces and campus childcare options.

Childcare options near Tāmaki Campus
Te Puna Reo Ōkahu kura (Kupe Street, Orakei)
Humming Birds Early Childhood Centre (Farmhouse Lane, Glen Innes)
Barnardos (In home care - East Auckland)
Porse (In home care - St Johns)
Other childcare options in Glen Innes (via Nearby NZ search directory)