Feeding spaces and changing facilities

Find out about facilities for feeding and changing your child, and about your right to breastfeed or express milk on campus.

Breastfeeding and expressing milk

It is your right to breastfeed or express milk while studying, and the University welcomes these practices throughout our campuses.

Feeding spaces

Kelburn campus

Cotton building: Room CO138, Level 1—key available from Security Office, 4 Waiteata Road

Kirk building: Room KK153, Level 1—key available from Image Services, KK116, Level 1

Laby building: Room LB520, Level 5—key available from LB406, Level 4

Rankine Brown building: Room RB904, Level 9—key available from Business Support on Level 7

Robert Stout building: Room RS212, Level 2—key available from Hunter Reception, Level 1, Hunter building

Student Union building: Room SU216, The Bubble, Level 2—no key required. Microwave, fridge, kitchen, games, and colouring in available.

Pipitea campus

Government buildings: Room GB G21, Ground floor—key available from GB G23 or GB G31

Rutherford House: Room RH433, Level 4—key available from Wellington School of Business and Government Student Academic Services counter (ground floor).

Te Aro campus, Vivian Street

Room VS105, Level 1—key available from reception desk, Level 1.

Changing facilities

Toilets with baby change facilities are located across our three main campuses. They can be found in the locations listed below, most of which are accessible gender-diverse toilets.

If facilities are unclean or require maintenance, contact 04 463 6600 (or 6600 from a desk phone) or email property-services-helpdesk@vuw.ac.nz.

Kelburn campus

Alan McDiarmid building: Room AM158, Level 1

Easterfield building: Room EA158A, Level 1

71 Fairlie Terrace: Room 051, Level 0

94 Fairlie Terrace: Room 052, Level 0—note: this is a women’s toilet

Rankine Brown building: Room RB251A, Level 2

Student Union building: Room 353, Level 3—note: this is a women’s toilet

15 Waiteata Road: Room A152, Level 1.

Pipitea campus

Rutherford House: Room 056, beside Info Ihonui desk—note: this is a women’s toilet.

Te Aro campus, Vivian Street

Room 159, Level 1.