Support for international students , Te tautoko mō ngā tauira nō tāwāhi

Get contact details for help with international student insurance, renewing your visa and more at the Student Registry. Get in touch with the Student Care team for wellbeing support.

At Massey we have a range of support services available to international students who study on each campus in New Zealand.

Student Registry

The Student Registry team handles administration for international students across Massey, including student visas, insurance and fees.

If you’re an international student looking for general help, email the team at:

Or you can get in touch with Te Paepoto National Contact Centre

For advice on visas, email:

Student life

When you become a Massey student you join a diverse, supportive and active community. Make the most of opportunities, from starting out at Orientation through to Graduation.

We offer a wide range of support to help you have a positive student experience and to make the most of student life. Explore the variety of services we provide and find out how to access them.

Student life at Massey

Cultural connections

Clubs are a great way to engage with your student community. Our students association runs clubs and events for you to connect with other students.

Discover heritage, celebrate with food, learn te reo Māori, or share your culture with others. Massey is multi-cultural and groups may include Māori, Pacific, Chinese or Malay, to name a few. Toastmasters club can be a great way to share your culture and gain confidence speaking in English.

Clubs and societies

Academic advice to help with planning

We can help you to choose and plan your qualification and courses, and stay on track with your study.

Make an appointment with an adviser

Career advice while you study

We can help you:

  • plan your career
  • find and apply for work
  • connect with employers at career events
  • build your career readiness.

You can also access online career tools and resources.

Plan for your career

Campus maps

See campus maps and details of our student facilities, including the Library and where to eat.

Campus guides and maps

English language support

Massey's Te Tumu Whakatipu offers foundation and university preparation pathways, short courses, study tours, and English language and professional tests.

Te Tumu Whakatipu

Massey University College can prepare you for a seamless transition into the degree of your choice. They can help you gain the academic and English language skills to succeed at university, and beyond.

Massey University College

Student achievement support

We want to give you the best chance at success with your tertiary study – from becoming part of university life to figuring out the support you need to succeed and where you can get it.

We know that it isn’t always easy to ask for support or to know who to talk to for advice. It is also hard to know if you are on track and if there is anything more you should be doing. To find out where to get help to succeed in your studies, you can reach out to a Student Achievement Coach by email

Student achievement support

Student care

The Student care team helps international and domestic students with their wellbeing. Wellbeing can be understood as feeling, overall, that you:

  • are satisfied or comfortable with yourself, including your mental and physical health
  • can control a lot of what happens in your life
  • have good relationships with other people
  • can cope with bad experiences and tough times.

For general help, email:

If you think it might help to talk to someone about your feelings or changes in your life or study, you can find a specialist support service at Massey.

You can also contact your students association for help and advice with advocacy, financial difficulties and more.

Services and support for students

Students association at Massey

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