The Student Affairs Office provides support to students to work at the best of their ability throughout their training.
Students should contact the office if they have any issues impacting on their academic performance or wellbeing.
These issues include:
- Financial hardship
- Mental health issues
- Intimidating behaviour
- Learning difficulties
- English as a second language.
The office also follows up and assists on such matters as:
- Leave from the course
- Exam results
- Withdrawals and readmission to the medical course
- TI transfers
Health Sciences Associate Dean (South Canterbury)
Services for medical students
- Tutors / mentors available
- General practitioner services
- Psychotherapy and counselling
- Emergency services
- Other resources
GP visits at Christchurch doctors
Free for Commnunity Services Card holders, otherwise NZ$20. Referrals available for free psychologist appointments.
Glenda Hicks is available to meet with all staff and students. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
A Muslim prayer space is on the 7th floor of the UOC building. A prayer room is between wards 11 and 20 (level 3, Parkside East).
Report a concern
Confidential concerns regarding poor professional behaviour can be submitted through the 'report a concern' tab on the Student Affairs page on Moodle.