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About MAS

Student membership

If you’re studying to be an accountant, architect, dentist, doctor, engineer, lawyer or vet, MAS is here to help you. Founded by doctors for doctors in 1921, we continue to provide insurance, investment, lending options and trusted financial advice to more than 31,000 professionals – with many joining us when they were studying.

Join the conversation

If you want to receive relevant student and life hacks, budgeting tips, well-being advice, and go in the draw to win some great monthly prizes, sign up and Join the Conversation. You can register online or free text JOIN to 3118.

Student lending

If you’re a MAS Member studying medicine, dentistry, or veterinary sciences, you’re eligible to apply for a MAS Student lending package. This includes a Westpac account with an interest-free $5,000 overdraft facility*, that gives you the freedom to do more on your own terms.

To find out more, visit our Student Lending page.

* Westpac standard lending criteria, terms and conditions apply. MAS Group receives revenue in the form of a commission from Westpac. Terms, conditions, fees and charges apply to Westpac products and services. Interest rates are subject to change without notice.

Tertiary packs held with another provider will need to be transferred to Westpac. Your Westpac consultant will be able to help you with this. 

The Student Elective Network

The Electives Network (TEN) enables medical students to research elective opportunities around the world from a database of over 4,000 hospitals. The site includes more than 100 country profiles, information about grant and funding sources, visa and travel details, and much more. Visit electives.net to learn how it can help you decide which elective placement would best suit your interests, personality and career aspirations.

For MAS Members

MAS provides free subscriptions to the TEN site for Members. To get access, call us on 0800 800 627 or email info@mas.co.nz (please include your name, Member number and year of study). 

Not a MAS Member yet?

If you are not a MAS Member, you can subscribe to the TEN site directly at electives.net or call us on 0800 800 627 to find out how you can become a MAS Member.

MAS Elective Scholarship

MAS understands that costs can be the deciding factor to your elective, and this may mean you’re not able to experience your dream elective placement. MAS awards a free subscription to The Elective Network (TEN) and $1,500 each quarter to medical students planning their elective. To find out more about the scholarship and how to apply, visit our MAS Elective Scholarship page.

Graduating class of 2018: Shaping your future together

MAS is helping 2018's graduating students* by providing a free financial fitness session with a MAS adviser. Plus, if you register at mas.co.nz/shapeyourfuture you'll go in the draw to win $2,000 to put towards your future goals.

*Terms and conditions apply