Clubs and societies
Make friends, attend social events and open yourself up to new opportunities when you join a club or society. There’s lots to choose from - take a look at some of the groups below.
Auckland Christian Medical Fellowship
The Christian Medical Fellowship (CMF) is a nationwide network of Christian doctors and medical students who seek to live wholeheartedly for Christ. At the University of Auckland, we run student-lead weekly meetings, bible studies, prayer groups and other activities.
Auckland Med Revue
The Auckland Med Revue is a not-for-profit production presented by the students of the Auckland Medical School. The Revue is a variety performance showcasing all the best talent we have to offer and is one of most fun nights you'll have all year!
Auckland Pacific Health Initiative
Auckland Pasifika Health Initiative (APHI) is a student organisation representing Pacific students studying a health-related degree. APHI supports these students in their tertiary endeavours and connects other organisations with APHI members to communicate relevant opportunities.
Auckland Pharmacy Students’ Association
The Auckland Pharmacy Students’ Association (APSA) is a non-profit student association that is elected and run by pharmacy students. They aim to represent the interests of students of University of Auckland not only in the professional and academic stage, but also in smaller community settings.
Auckland University Medical Students’ Association
The Auckland University Medical Students’ Association (AUMSA) is a non-for profit student organisation that represents medical students at the University of Auckland, preclinical and clinical, and students placed both in and out of Auckland. They have been around for over 50 years, and aim to provide advocacy, support and entertainment for all medical students.
Auckland University Population Health Students’ Association
Auckland University Population Health Students’ Association (AUPHSA) is the student organisation that serves to further the welfare, academic and social interests of those studying under the School of Population Health.
Auckland University Surgical Society
The Auckland University Surgical Society (AUSS) is open to medical students from all years who have an interest in the field of surgery. They expose their members to all aspects of surgery including clinical surgery, surgical research and careers in surgery.
Chiasma is a national New Zealand organisation that creates links between academia and the wider science, technology and engineering (STEM) industries.
Dermatology Interest Group
Dermatology Interest Group (DIG) aims to further students’ interest in the field of dermatology in a variety of contexts. They host a range of informative events, including links with Middlemore Hospital and Melanoma NZ.
Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences Postgraduate Students’ Association
The Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences Postgraduate Students’ Association (FMHS-PGSA) represents postgraduate students at a number of levels within the faculty. They provide financial assistance to students, doctoral student morning teas and host social events.
GP Interest Group
The GP Interest Group operates in universities across New Zealand and aims to promote and advocate for careers in Primary Health, in particular General Practice.
Grafton Running Club
The Grafton Running Club is a forum is where Grafton students can organise training sessions together and discuss training tricks and tips. Members can participate in upcoming Grafton Running Club events or organise their own.
Grassroots Rural Health Club
Grassroots is a multi-disciplinary club for student health professionals. They run trips, seminars and a variety of educational and social events to showcase what rural life and practice has to offer to those in the health field. Grassroots is truly a club like no udder.
The purpose of Manaaki is to nurture the cultural identity of and facilitate whakawhānaungatanga between Māori students in the pursuit of careers in health in order to promote the wellbeing of Māori.
Medical and Health Sciences Student Symphony Orchestra
The Medical and Health Sciences Student Symphony Orchestra (MHSSSO) was established to encourage passionate musicians to continue with their music. Since then, they have expanded to encompass students from all faculties at the University of Auckland.
Medical Students for Global Awareness
Medical Students for Global Awareness (MSGA) is a nationwide network of medical students who are passionate about addressing health inequities on a local and global scale. They build awareness, take action and advocate for a healthy, sustainable and equal world.
Ngārehu O Te Mātauranga
Formerly known as the Māori and Pacific Health Students Association, Ngārehu O Te Mātauranga (NRM) aims to increase unity and empowerment of Māori and Pacific student health professionals at the University of Auckland.
Nurses of Auckland University Student Association
Nurses of Auckland University Student Association (NASA) is a group for students studying Nursing at the University of Auckland. They provide welfare and advocacy services, pursue the provision of quality teaching and organise social events.
New Zealand Medical Students’ Association
The New Zealand Medical Students’ Association (NZMSA) is student-run association that represents, unites and empowers medical students across the country. The overall goal of our work is to improve the health of New Zealanders.
New Zealand Optometry Student Society
The New Zealand Optometry Student Society (NZOSS) is a society for all optometry students, past and present, from the University of Auckland.
Student Association for the Medical Sciences
The Student Association for the Medical Sciences (SAMS) is a student-run club whose goal is to advocate for and cater to the academic, social and welfare needs of all enrolled medical science (MEDSCI) students at the University of Auckland.
Women in Health Network
The Women in Health Network (WiHN) is a non-profit organisation for future woman health professionals who study across health disciplines spanning biomedicine, health science, medical imaging, medicine, nursing, nutrition, pharmacy and optometry at the University of Auckland.
Young Auckland Chinese Medical Association
The Young Auckland Chinese Medical Association (YACMA) is the student division of the Auckland Chinese Medical Association. They host events, careers nights, workshops and more.
If you’re involved in a club or society not currently listed here that is associated with our faculty and/or our campuses, or if information about your club is out of date, contact marketing.