Whitireia and WelTec are committed to providing quality programmes and a supportive learning environment for all. Our Commitment to Learning shows that we all contribute to a positive and productive learning environment. The Student Guide provides information to support you in your learning journey.
Find out general information about assessments and results, including how to apply for an extension, another assessment attempt, an aegrotat and challenging an assessment result.
Here, you willl find information on career opportunities, internships and graduate programmes. Our Careers Advisor is also available to help with one-to-one career planning and interview skills.
If you have a concern, we encourage you to first discuss your concerns directly with your tutor or another staff member. You may also seek advice from support staff or at the Student Helpdesk. If you are unable to resolve your concern, there is a complaints process.
If you have relevant skills and knowledge through study or experience from work or other activities, you may be able to receive credit for them when enrolling in a programme of study.
We have dedicated, experienced staff to support you if you have (or suspect you have) learning difficulties, disabilities and/or mental health needs. The team will work with you and your tutors to provide appropriate resources and support to help facilitate a successful learning journey.
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Contact firstname.lastname@example.org; call 0800 141 121 to make a time to chat with our friendly team.
Discover the facilities, services and spaces available to students at each campus. Watch our wayfinding videos below.
The health and safety of our students, staff and visitors is very important to us. This section has information on the health and safety commitment and event reporting procedures Whitireia and WelTec | Te Pūkenga holds.
It is important that students feel well supported during their learning journey. Explore the drop-downs below to read about support available.
You’ll need to follow a few steps to set up your login, email, and Wi-Fi access. Head to this section to find the steps you need to follow. There is also information on printing, photocopying and scanning.
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Laptops can be borrowed for the duration of a student’s current enrolment. To be eligible for a loaner laptop, students must be fully enrolled, on a programme over 0.5 EFTS and engaged in regular study with good attendance. To apply for a loaner laptop, click here. As an alternative, feel free to use the computer labs located at each of our campuses. For more information on our computer labs, click here.
The concepts of Kotahitanga (togetherness, unity and collective action lifting each other up, identifying as one) and Poutama (the pursuit of knowledge) guided the design of the two tohu - Kaitiakatanga and Ākonga - crafted by Manukorihi Winiata (Ngāti Raukawa, Te Āti Awa, Ngāti Awa, Ngāti Tūwharetoa) for Whitireia and WelTec.
Providing a safe learning and working environment where students are treated with fairness, dignity and respect is a priority, and central to the student experience. Find out more about your rights and what is expected of you as a student.
It is important student matters are voiced and considered. Student voice representatives, student connection and student advocacy are all platforms that ensure your voice is heard and validated. Visit us in the Student Connection Zone in the Learning Commons, Petone Campus.