Students and Graduates

Students and graduates are encouraged to join PodiatryNZ. We work to assist upcoming and recent graduates with getting on their feet. 
Some of the ways of which we can help are:
  • Students can receive free membership while they are studying. Please submit the form below.

  • For recent Graduates of AUT we offer the first year of paid membership for the price of Insurance, $350.00. You can complete this form and email it to us.

AUT Students - Sign Up Here

Tips for graduates to get practising in New Zealand from PodiatryNZ:
1. Get Registered

To practise as a Podiatrist in New Zealand, you must be registered with the Podiatrist Board New Zealand – For more information regarding registration visit here.

2. Get Covered

Your membership with PodiatryNZ includes liability insurance (medical malpractice, public liability and statutory liability).

3. Get Practising

PodiatryNZ has a robust network of jobs, opportunities and employment options we can help you with. If you need help getting a job, we are here to help - check the vacancies here

4. Get Support

Podiatry can be an isolated profession. PodiatryNZ has a mentor network of leaders in the profession who are available to support you in the beginning of your career. If you have a question or saw a patient you are just not sure about, get advice from profession leaders. They can help you navigate difficult situations, support your development, answer questions and be a sounding board for your ideas - check our clinical advisors page here