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June 3, 2019

At university we are surrounded by new people all the time. Although the potential to meet new people is very exciting, it can also feel overwhelming and heighten existing feelings of loneliness. Don’t be hard on yourself if you are finding it hard to reach out. Many people feel the same—research shows that young people […]

April 9, 2019

Staying well over the winter months is a challenge when your living conditions are less than salubrious (healthy). A cold, damp flat that lacks ventilation and is mouldy can contribute to respiratory diseases and become a haven for dust mites, which make medical conditions like asthma worse. The bottom line is: You can’t study when […]

March 11, 2019

Student Health Immunisations for students Registering at Student Health with a doctor of your choice provides continuity of health care while you study at Victoria University and allows you access to locally funded health pathways which might not be available if you are still enrolled with a doctor outside of Wellington. Appointments with a doctor […]

August 21, 2017

One way we can protect and enhance our health is through regular physical activity. Not only can regular physical activity make you feel better and reduce your stress levels, it will also: Increase your strength, movement, balance, and flexibility Help to your control blood pressure and blood sugar Help to build healthy bones, muscles, and […]

February 26, 2017

Mauri Ora is the Māori term for wellbeing, encompassing a holistic view of health — mental, emotional, physical, social, and spiritual. Mauri Ora, at Kelburn Campus, is where Student Counselling, Student Health, and the physiotherapy clinic are located. Te Taunaki is the ‘sister’ service at Pipitea. Student Health endeavours to provide competent, compassionate, confidential, and […]

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