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About us

We are a team of qualified professionals providing high quality health care to students of the University of Otago.

Student Health Services (SHS) is centrally located on campus in a purpose built facility. We have approximately 50 staff, comprising nurses, general practitioners, counsellors, psychiatrists and administrative staff.

The mission of Student Services is to provide services which enable students to develop their full potential and reach their educational goals.

Student Health will work in partnership with academic staff and other healthcare providers to deliver professional, quality, innovative, accessible services to students.

We endeavour to provide the best health care possible in a manner that is competent, compassionate, confidential, timely and in an atmosphere of mutual responsibility and respect.