Appointments and services

The Mauri Ora (Student Health and Counselling) team provide a range of services to help students manage their physical and mental wellbeing while at university.


In response to COVID-19, changes have been made to GP, nurse, and counsellor appointments and prescription medication services.

COVID-19 vaccinations

You can make a booking to get your COVID-19 vaccinations at a vaccination clinic based at the University's Student Health centre on our Kelburn campus.

Doctor and nurse appointments

Our dedicated team of doctors and nurses provide primary medical care as well as health education and promotion.

Counselling appointments

How to make a counselling appointment at Mauri Ora and what to expect when you see a counsellor.

Student support coordinators

Get confidential help to support your health and wellbeing while you're staying in University accommodation.

Health improvement practitioner appointments

Our Health Improvement Practitioner provides support to students so they can create solution focused action plans and develop skills to empower self-management.

Health coach appointments

Our Health Coach provides support to students so they can achieve their goals for improved mental wellbeing, lifestyle or behaviour change.

Specialist clinical services

Student Health offers a number of different specialist services. We can arrange appointments on campus, or point you in the right direction.

Accessing gender-affirming healthcare

Our health and counselling (Mauri Ora) teams can provide advice and support for gender-affirming healthcare.

Sexual harm

If you have experienced any type of sexual harm, our Mauri Ora team of doctors and nurses can help.

Online prescription request

You must complete our online form to order a prescription of medication.

Cancelling your appointment

How to cancel your Health or Counselling appointment at Mauri Ora.

Help at exam time

Sickness, injury or serious personal circumstances may significantly affect your ability to take exams or assessments. Learn about the support we provide.


We're always interested to hear your feedback on our services.