Disability and Wellbeing Support - Hawke's Bay
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?
Barbara West Student Disability & Wellbeing Advisor,
Karen MoraStudent Disability & Wellbeing Support Coordinator,
Vineeta Roy Student Disability & Wellbeing Learning Advisor
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll be in touch. Click here to download the registration form.
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Me pēhea mātau e tautoko i a koe? | How can Disability and Wellbeing Support help you?
Support is available for all students with physical, intellectual, sensory, learning disabilities or who have mental health challenges. We can also support students who are recovering from a short term injury or illness where this impacts upon study. We work closely with the cultural support team and use Te Whare Tapa whā as our guiding model for holistic support and connectedness. Support is available at the Hawkes Bay campus and Learning Centres and we are committed to providing an environment that helps you get where you want to get to.
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
On campus mobility parking permits
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
New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL)
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.
Tūnga waka | Parking
We have accessible parking spaces on our Hawke’s Bay campus. If you have a current CCS mobility parking permit (CCS Disability Action – administrators of a nationwide mobility parking scheme), you can use this on campus in the mobility parking spaces. If there are no mobility parking spaces available you can park in a standard parking space. Make sure your CCS permit is clearly displayed.
If you have a temporary health condition or disability we can provide you with a temporary parking permit.
Click here to apply for an EIT mobility parking permit.
If you don't have a CCS permit and have a chronic health condition or disability you can apply for a CCS permit. You can access further information and the application form here New Zealand CCS Disability Action.
Ngā pepatono āhei whakakiia e te tauira | Student forms
Listed below you will find the relevant forms related to our service:
Mā wai kē atu koe e awhi? | Who else can help?
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