The situation relating to COVID-19 is evolving. The health of our students and staff is a priority, please check here for regular updates.
COVID-19 information and updates
Wintec is open during Alert Level 2.
Below you can find our latest COVID-19 news and communications, frequently asked questions and additional resources to support you and your whānau during these unprecedented times.
We are here for you and the wider Wintec community and will continue to update you with information during this time through the Wintec website, student emails and on our Facebook pages. Additionally, you can contact us by email and phone during business hours, from Monday to Friday.
Check in to Wintec
To help keep everyone safe, students, staff and visitors must check in and out using the NZ Covid Tracer App when you are on Wintec campuses. Find more information and instructions here.
Manaaki Financial Support Grant
Students experiencing unexpected financial hardship affecting their study can apply for the Manaaki Financial Support Grant. Find information and the application form here.
You can access all Wintec COVID-19 updates here for students and our community, including past and present communications.
Frequently asked questions
Do you have a question? Check out our frequently asked questions and answers here.
Unite against COVID-19
For government updates, resources and guidance, check out the New Zealand's dedicated COVID-19 site.
Financial support is available for eligible students. Please check with StudyLink for information on this and your student loan or allowance.
If you need help dealing with feelings of isolation or stress, please check out the Mental Health Foundation website. Here you will find a large range of information and resources to support you.
Wintec Health Services
Find out what Wintec Health Services are available throughout this time and how to access them. In addition to counselling services, our wellbeing support provider, Benestar, is also available at this time.
‘Need to Talk’
If at any time you wish to speak to someone you can free call or text 1737 to talk to a trained counsellor for free.
Healthline has set up a dedicated number specifically for COVID-19 related calls. Phone 0800 358 5453 or international +64 9 358 5453.
Wintec's Dr Hare Puke Scholarship for Māori Leadership was awarded to two Māori academic staff members this year, who will use the scholarship to research and implement Māori student leadership and learning programmes.
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