Disability and Wellbeing Support - Auckland                                      

We provide support across all EIT campuses and Learning Centres and are committed to providing an environment that gives you opportunities to achieve your maximum academic and personal potential.


Ko wai mātou? | Who are we?
Kei hea mātou? | Where are we?

Monica Shirer

Monica Shirer International Student Support Advisor

Office AQ603
Monday - Friday 8.30am - 4.30pm
0800 22 55 348 ext 8411
09 300 7410 ext 8411



Tonoa he hui māu | Make an appointment to see us

If you’d like to use our service you can pop into your local campus Disability and Wellbeing Support office or make an appointment with us. See the Where are We section for contact details or download our registration form, complete it and email it to disabilityhb@eit.ac.nz and we'll be in touch. Click here to download the registration form.


Me pēhea mātau e tautoko i a koe? | How can Disability and Wellbeing Support help you?

Support is available for students with physical, mental, intellectual, sensory or learning disabilities.  We can also support students who are recovering from a short term injury or illness where this impacts upon study.  Support is available at the Auckland campus.  

  Support is based on your individual learning needs. These can include:


  Information, advice and guidance on community   services and resources



  Advice and guidance to you and tutorial staff on   reasonable accommodations


  Loan of ergonomic furniture and equipment



  1-1 learning support



Support you to attend meetings with tutorial  staff, community organisations and health professionals in relation to your study


Alternative test and exam arrangements



Assist you to identify grants and funding to meet your learning requirements


In class and study support

Click here to access Kia Ōrite Achieving Equity. A Code of Practise for an Inclusive Tertiary Education Environment for Students with Impairments.


Te noho matatapu | Confidentiality

Information provided to us is confidential. However we may need to talk with staff and external services to best meet your needs and we encourage you to talk with your programme coordinators and tutors early in your study.


Āheitanga | Accessibility

Our campus is wheelchair accessible and there is an accessible toilet on Level 1.


Tūnga waka | Parking

There are no accessible parking for Auckland campus. If you need any specific parking, please talk to the student support advisor.


Ngā pepatono āhei whakakiia e te tauira | Student forms

Listed below you will find the relevant forms related to our service:

Register with Disability and Wellbeing Support
Student Application for Assessment Matters

  Application to Receive Alternative Arrangements

Mā wai kē atu koe e awhi? | Who else can help?

Click here to access EIT’s student services page or click on the icons below.

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Twist Library
501 Gloucester Street
Taradale, Napier 4112

Phone. (06) 830 1045
Email. twist@eit.ac.nz



Tairāwhiti Library
290 Palmerston Road
Gisborne, 4010

Phone. (06) 869 0835
Email. Library1@eit.ac.nz



Floor 6 (Reception)
238 Queen Street
Auckland CBD 1010

Phone. (09) 300 7410
Email. aucklandeit@eit.ac.nz