About the College of Health

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The Massey University College of Health, founded in 2013, is an exciting initiative focused on solving the most important health challenges of the 21st century in New Zealand and around the world.

Our innovative new college is built on a distinguished legacy of excellence.

The College of Health supports more than 2,000 students and 220 staff.

Head of College

Meet our Head of College, Pro Vice-Chancellor Professor Jane Mills.

Our research

The College of Health produces transformational ideas, people and partnerships to enhance health, health equity and wellbeing. Our six signature research platforms are:

  • Prevention of chronic and infectious disease and injury
  • Healthy ageing and human development
  • Food and nutrition to enable health and wellbeing
  • Health equity and inclusion with a particular focus on Māori and indigenous health
  • Health systems, care integration and reform
  • Environmental and occupational health

Our units

The college connects people across five collaborative units with outstanding expertise and programmes in nursing, human nutrition and dietetics, food technology, physiology, medical laboratory science, public health, sport and exercise, social work, environmental and occupational health, and disability and rehabilitation.


Donate to the College of Health

We welcome your support in raising money to enable excellence in scholarship, teaching and research in the College of Health.

Your gift will:

  • assist students in need and recognise those with outstanding abilities
  • ensure our research informs and develops new public policies, health programmes and initiatives
  • help us develop new products to create a healthier world.

We appreciate your help in driving the success of our next generation of students.

Donate now

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