Welcome to NZMSA the home

of New Zealand medical students

Our vision is to represent, unite and empower New Zealand Medical Students on the views,

issues and concerns relevant to them.

The overall goal of our work is to improve the health of New Zealanders.

7EFTS Lifetime Limit on access to Student Loans

Medical Student Bullying

ACE and Finding Work in NZ

TPPA Advocacy

NZMSA’s Core and Wider Health Issues for 2015

 

  • Press Release – Medical Students Commend Minister’s Move to Extend Loan Limit

    NZMSA Press Release Medical Students Commend Minister’s Move to Extend Loan Limit – The New Zealand Medical Students’ Association (NZMSA) welcomes the Minster of Tertiary Education Steven Joyce’s announcement of a student loan extension for post-graduate medical students but warns it still leaves some medical students without government assistance. The student loan changes allow graduate […]

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  • NZ Young Nats Welcome Support for Med Students

    NZ Young Nats Welcome Support for Med Students – The Young Nats welcome the announcement by Hon Steven Joyce that the Government will extend the seven year cap on student loan borrowing to eight years for postgraduate medical students. “We’ve backed the NZMSA’s campaign since May, because it just makes sense. Medical students need more […]

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  • Press Release – Over 20,000 People Support Medical Students to Finish Training

    NZMSA Press Release Over 20,000 People Support Medical Students to Finish Training – Today, 1/12/15, the New Zealand Medical Students’ Association (NZMSA) supported by Annette King presented a petition with over 20,000 signatures to Parliament urging Minister Steven Joyce to remove the 7-year cap on the Student Loan for medical students. A medical degree takes […]

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  • Final HO Blog for 2015

    Final NZMSA HO Blog for 2015   Daphne Cohen shares her final House Officer insights for 2015 – Final Thoughts – NZMSA House Officer Blog  

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  • November Workforce Update – Registrations, Community Attachments!

    2015-11 Workforce Update   PGY1 and beyond… Prevocational medical training involves a 2-year training programme with specific requirements for postgraduate year 1 (PGY1) and postgraduate year 2 (PGY2). ePortfolio Learning is recorded and tracked via an ePortfolio. This includes maintaining a professional development plan and recording the learning outcomes.  Prevocational and clinical supervisors can access […]

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