Welfare Week 2018

Welfare week was a great success this year – with daily events throughout the week to boost everyone’s spirits. Monday featured an assortment of board games and snacks in the common room. This was a hit during lunchtime and provided a cure to the old...

Wilderness Workshop 2018

On the 8th of September a group of Wellington’s  4th and 5th year medical students took part in Wilderness Workshop. Held in the medical school and the Mt Victoria town belt, it was a rip-roaring day full of practical workshops, interesting presentations,...

Sports Exchange 2018

On the 2nd of June it was time to kick off the much awaited NZMSA Sports Exchange for 2018. This annual event has been won by Wellington campus the last 2 years and there was plenty of competition to try and take it away. Over 80 people across Auckland,...

NZMSA Education Summit 2018

Kia ora WMSA members, Last weekend I had the privilege to attend the NZMSA education summit at the University of Otago Christchurch, along with fellow council members Ellie Baxter, Kate Hippolite, Philip Allan, Tom Knight and Shiva Kalyanasundaram. Despite...

Pink Ribbon Breakfast 2018

The Pink Breakfast was a great success this year, with us managing to raise $1067 for the Breast Cancer Foundation NZ! We decided to do something a bit different with our Pink Breakfast, so instead of hosting it at the Med School, we contacted the one and...

Teaching Awards

The Wellington Medical Students Association held its annual teaching awards on the 5th October 2017 for clinicians, academics, and administrators involved in teaching medical students. Excellent teaching is key to our learning and enjoyment of the course. We thank all...

Sports Exchange

The annual NZMSA sports exchange was held in Christchurch this year on the 21st-23rd of July. A group of about 20 wellington students made the trip down, despite the weather, to battle it out against the other schools. The weekend started off with a flat crawl, which...

Masterchef Masterclass!

On a humble Thursday evening after four hours of lectures and tutorials, a group of 25 students from 4th and 5th year made their way to the University café so they could experience some exciting ethnic cuisine. Everyone was hungry and keen to learn and taste some new...

Wilderness Weekend

Wilderness Weekend 2017 was a weekend of adventure and the perfect introduction into wilderness medicine for our group of eager fourth and fifth year medical students. We had the immense privilege of spending time with an awesome cohort of tutors, who shared their...

Pink Ribbon Breakfast

On the 11th of May, the Wellington Medical Students Association hosted a Pink Ribbon Breakfast in the Medical School, to raise funds for the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation. Breast cancer is the leading cancer diagnosis in New Zealand women, with over 3000 new...