AUT offers free counselling services and mental health support to all students. Sessions are confidential and delivered by professional counsellors. You can make an appointment with an AUT counsellor to talk about your support needs. Phone +64 9 921 9292 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also call or text 1737 for free any time of the day or night, to speak to a trained counsellor.
Counselling is a process of privately talking through anything that is concerning you. Counsellors provide a practical and solution-focused counselling approach to student concerns.
You can talk about a range of issues, whether they are personal, study-related or in other areas of your life. This includes:
If you are concerned about your mental health, support is available with a Mental Health Advisor. They offer practical advice and if you need other services, they can liaise with them to meet your needs. Students can refer themselves; a formal mental health diagnosis is not necessary to access this service.
If your situation involves a mental health crisis:
If your ability to attempt or prepare for an assessment is affected by circumstances beyond your control, you may be able to apply for special consideration.
The Student Hub, Counselling and Mental Health team and Student Medical Centre can complete the Impairment Report required for some students.