Student Health

Measles—Get your free measles shot

There have been several cases of the measles recently. Measles is a highly contagious disease.

If you have not been vaccinated against measles or you're not sure, contact Student Health for an appointment to have the free vaccine at Kelburn or Pipitea.

It is free for all students (including international), safe and effective, and there is no risk of having too many doses.

*The MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccination is not recommended in pregnancy or for people who are immunosuppressed.

Student Health dates for 2016

Student Health is closed at all campuses on weekends, public holidays, and a few other days in the year for planning and training purposes.

View the list of dates for 2016.

 In an emergency

If there is an emergency, phone 111 and/or 8888 (on campus).

For urgent medical attention please use the Wellington Accident and Urgent Medical Centre—17 Adelaide Road, Newtown, phone 384 4944.

You can also phone Healthline on 0800 611 116 for free advice from a registered nurse 24 hours a day.

Important Forms

PHO Enrolment Information
Important information and Health information privacy statement. (PDF, 202KB)
PHO Enrolment Form
Enrolment form for Student Health. (PDF, 47KB)
International StudentSafe Insurance
Insurance information for international students. (PDF, 700KB)


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New to Victoria University? Want free doctor visits?

If you are a New Zealand resident and enrol in the PHO with Student Health the majority of your visits will be free.