Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences Postgraduate Students’ Association

Est. 1995

Kia ora!

The FMHS PGSA is here to make your postgraduate experience at more enjoyable and fulfilling.

We represent all students enrolled in a postgraduate programme at the the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences.

Do I need to sign up to the FMHS PGSA?

If you are enrolled in a PGDip, Honours, Masters, or Doctoral degree at the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, the FMHS PGSA is here for you! No sign-up needed!

You are welcome to take part in any our events and reach out if you need help or advice.

Some events have registrations to help with planning and sustainability.

We email our announcements via the MD_FMHS_Graduate Students mailing list or follow us on our socials! If you don’t already get our emails, please fill in this form and we will make sure you get them going forward.

What We Do

Social Events

We organise regular social events for postgraduates, such as the monthly coffee social, Beer & Board Games, and the End of Year Celebration

Academic Events

With help of FMHS staff and Student Support, we provide workshops and seminars that help you navigate academic life. Many of these are particularly helpful for doctoral candidates

Grants & Awards

Each year we have grant rounds for to support student travel and recognise their achievements in publication and dissemination.


Equity is a core value of the FMHS PGSA.

We have Representatives on the FMHS Equity and Diversity Committee, and are involved with organising Equity Month.


Our board members sit of a range of departmental, faculty and university level committees. The provide a student voice and advocate for student issues.

General Help & Advice

You will find answers to common postgraduate questions and resources on our Help & Advice page. Or feel free reach out to us via email at fmhspgsa@auckland.ac.nz

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Want to get more involved? We are always open to new board members. If you are interested in improving the experience for your fellow postgraduates, send us an email at fmhspgsa@auckland.ac.nz.