50th Anniversary Medical & Health Sciences Family Open Day

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Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

University of Auckland Grafton Campus

85 Park Road, Grafton

Auckland, 1023

New Zealand

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The University of Auckland's Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences invites you to join us in celebrating our 50th year of evolution since the opening of our Medical School in 1968.

The day promises to be a family-friendly, carnival atmosphere with entertainment, food trucks, kids games, medical science activities and informative talks.

Our MED Talk sessions are a collection of 10 minute talks covering various aspects of health and wellbeing.

Clinical talks will be 20 minute, more in-depth talks on medicine in practice.

We are also offering exclusive behind-the-scenes tours for you to discover….

  • Auckland Medical Research Foundation Medical Learning Centre

  • Centre for Brain Research

  • Auckland Cancer Society Research Centre

  • Clinical Skills Labs

  • Biomedical Imaging Research Unit and Centre for Advanced MRI

  • Student Multidisciplinary Teaching Labs

  • Optometry and Vision Science Clinic

  • Model Pharmacy

  • Clinical Research Centre

  • Liggins Clinical Research Unit and much more...

Open Day General admission tickets to attend this FREE event are available now!

You must register everyone who is coming to the event including children under 5.

Limited tickets only, so register today to avoid disappointment.

You will be sent your ticket/s as confirmation along with an email with further details.

For more information for whats on offer, click Here.

IMPORTANT FAQs **Please Read**

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

While there is no age restriction for General Admission to the Open day, there are age restrictions on some of the Tours, from 12 years+ due to the graphic content of some display areas. You will be advised of suitability when you register on the day.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

We recommend the use of Public Transport due to limited parking availability in the area. Plan your journey at Auckland Transport

There are public car parks and limited street parking in the area if you need to drive.

What can I bring into the event?

Personal effects only, including food for consumption outside. You may be asked to leave push chairs in the lobby if you wish to take a tour or attend a lecture.

Wheelchair access will be available.

This is an Alcohol Free event. We reserve the right to refuse entry to intoxicated people.

We are also a Smoke Free Campus and ask that you repsect this within the areas indicated by campus signage.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

A printed or digital ticket will be required and scanned at the door to help us manage numbers inside the building for health and safety reasons.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Yes, that is fine, as long as you can provide evidence of registration by producing the ticket.

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University of Auckland Grafton Campus

85 Park Road, Grafton

Auckland, 1023

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