In an emergency

In an emergency phone 111, or 8888 if you're on campus.

For after hours medical attention visit the Wellington Accident and Urgent Care Medical Centre—they're located at 17 Adelaide Road, Newtown.


Influenza (flu) is different from—and more severe—than the common cold. The best protection against influenza is annual immunisation with influenza vaccine. Antibiotics do not work for flu or common colds.

The influenza vaccination is free for all students at Victoria University of Wellington. Find out more on the Mauri Ora influenza page.


The University is closely monitoring the global outbreak of COVID-19, which is one of a family of viruses that cause respiratory illness.

The University has advice and procedures in place for students and staff who have travelled overseas. Please don’t come in if you are unwell.

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Meningococcal disease and meningitis

There has been an increase in meningococcal disease in New Zealand over the past few years.

Student Health recommends students be vaccinated, particularly those living in halls of residence.

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