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Make your health a priority

The UC Health Centre | Whare Hauora o UC is here to help you stay healthy and well while you are studying. UC Health provides full GP (General Practitioner), medical, counselling and related services, including:

  • Treatment of all medical conditions
  • Injury treatment
  • Professional Counselling Service
  • Sexual health check-ups and advice
  • Travel advice and vaccines
  • Flu vaccinations
  • Hearing tests
  • Asthma monitoring
  • Smoking cessation assistance
  • Minor surgery – such as the removal of moles 
  • Medicals for travel, employment etc. 

New students and their family | whānau are welcome to drop into UC Health if you have any questions or wish to have a look around.

Find out more about services, fees and how to register at the UC Health Centre   

Tips for new students 

  • Register with UC Health as soon as possible to make sure you are eligible for free healthcare when you need it.
  • If you are a New Zealand resident, apply as soon as possible for your Community Services Card.

UC Health Centre is also here to  support you to stay healthy and well. You’ve got to nourish – mentally and physically – to flourish. UC Nurse Wendy gives great advice. For example:

Swim like a fish through stress>

 

Health / Welfare / Support Services on campus

This can be a challenging time of year for students.  Here is a list of UC support services and resources.

Health/ Welfare / Support Services on campus:

UC Connect – Black Flu: the 1918 New Zealand influenza pandemic

A century on, the lessons of the 1918 influenza pandemic could help New Zealand plan for a future pandemic, according to Canterbury historian Dr Geoffrey Rice.

The risk of another major influenza pandemic is even greater now, thanks to international jet travel.

 

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