Our history

In honour of our school's 20th anniversary in 2019, we completed an oral history project about the history of the School of Nursing.

What was happening in the late 1990s when the School of Nursing was established? Learn about the history surrounding its opening.

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Teaching nursing alongside medicine and pharmacy gave students an understanding of how each professional contributes to patient care.

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Initially, the main focus of the School of Nursing was postgraduate education to allow for the development of advanced nursing roles.

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The establishment of strong clinical partnerships with Auckland City Hospital assisted the school to develop robust teaching and placement programmes.

About these partnerships

From the beginning, research was a priority for the School of Nursing, who expended considerable effort to develop and promote staff and student research.

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Get to know the staff, students, clinicians and other associates who were interviewed for this project.

Meet the interviewees

In celebration of our 20th anniversary, school staff collaborated on a timeline of key events and milestones from our history.

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