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Te Puna Student Hub

Te Puna in Building 180 is the hub of student services on Unitec's Mt Albert campus.

Te Puna (Building 180)

Te Puna is the central student hub at the Mt Albert Campus (south end).  Find Building 180 on the Unitec Mt Albert Campus Map.

It brings together many of the services that students will use during their time at Unitec, from enrolment at Student Central, student study support (at Student Learning and Achievement), library services and medical clinic (Te Puna Waiora).  Ask staff at the Ask Me desk about any of these services and how to contact them. 

Walk through this spectacular space with Google street view.  [Hint:] Change to Full screen by clicking on the square image in the top right of streetview window.

Te Puna hours

Building 180 is open to Unitec students and staff each day at the following times.

Monday - Thursday
Friday
Saturday - Sunday
7:00am - 9:00pm
​7:00am - 8:00pm
7:00am - 4:30pm

The operating hours of the services within the building may vary from this.

Location of Te Puna services

Level 0 (See Level 0 floorplan)

Level 1 (See Level 1 floorplan)

  • Student Central for all student enrolment enquiries, including StudyLink, and cashier
  • Ask Me desk for general enquiries, directions, Library services, tech help & laptop loans, making booking for various student services
  • Printing / copying / scanning machines and autoloader to add money onto your ID card
  • Library self-service kiosks for lending library items (also on levels 2 & 3)
  • Student group study rooms that you can book
  • Food retailers, including Long Black cafe, Breaktime convenience store, Sushi and Donburi
  • Student kitchen with hot water and microwaves

Level 2 (See Level 2 floorplan)

Important locations on this level include

  • Koru pod meeting place for appointments booked with Student Experience staff.  Let staff know you have arrived by checking in on the ipad in the centre of the pod.
    • ADLs and Academic skills workshops (book online )
      • Assignment and referencing help
      • English language assistance in relation to study
      • Learning guidance and support
      • Math and statistics support
    • Career Development Services
    • Access4Success Disability Service (includes notetakers, reader/writer exam support and more)
    • Scholarships advice
    • Student Support Services
      • Scholarships advices
      • Student advocacy and complaints
      • Budgetting advice
  • English Language Centre with resources to assist with learning of English (there are computers with DVD drives on Level 3)
  • Library self-service kiosks for lending library items (also on levels 1 & 3)
  • Printing / copying / scanning (also  on levels 1 & 3)

Level 3 (See Level 3 floorplan)

  • 16 computers (8 computers with DVD drives)
  • Library self-service kiosks for lending library items (also on levels 1 & 2)
  • Printing / copying / scanning machines and autoloader to add money onto your ID card

Quiet study spaces

Quiet study areas are on levels 2 and 3 - enter on the north side of the building near the main stairwell

Koru pod meeting place

For appointments booked with Student Experience staff, come up to the koru pod meeting place on Level 2.  Let staff know you have arrived by checking in on the ipad near the pod. 

See Te Puna Level 2 floorplan

Student group Study Rooms

Several group study rooms are located in the New Hub for student use. To book a room students will use the Group Study Room Booking System. Access the booking system via the Student Portal under 'Useful Links' or via the library website home page under 'Popular Resources').