Distance learning events and news

Workshops, open days, and other events

  • Each of the Massey campuses offers a range of career-related events which are available to distance students. For details see the Careers web pages.

  • Each of the main campuses (Albany, Manawatu and Wellington) run on-campus days for distance students. The programme is specifically designed for you and provides you with an opportunity to learn about Massey University and meet fellow students. All distance students are welcome to attend these days. See Orientation programmes for dates and venues.

  • Online and on-campus workshops help distance students study effectively, and develop assignment writing skills, reading skills, referencing skills, and exam skills. For further information see workshops.

  • Massey University hosts many open days, education fairs and other events during the year, offering current and future students the chance to speak with our Student Recruitment Advisers.

Additional events

Other events relevant to distance students include the following. If nothing is displayed there are no upcoming events.

Distance students in the news

Panama musician in Spanish-Māori fusion
Thursday 2 March 2017
Rómulo Castro strums and sings softly in Spanish under the shady trees at the Manawatū campus about bringing stories from the Caribbean to the...
Red light researcher helping to set women free
Monday 20 February 2017
Empowering sex workers to quit India's largest red-light district has consumed Kiwi humanitarian worker and Development Studies researcher Pip Rea...
BA a career enhancer for graduating MP
Thursday 24 November 2016
It has taken Iain Lees-Galloway, Palmerston North MP for the Labour Party, a few years to complete a Bachelor of Arts alongside his busy career - and...
Connectedness the key to success in learning Japanese
Thursday 25 August 2016
A new book provides unprecedented insight into issues and strategies around Japanese language learning in New Zealand at tertiary level, offering a...
Graffiti poem a winner for Massey writer
Thursday 18 August 2016
A poem inspired by graffiti as a response to the reconstruction of post-quake Christchurch has won first place in the New Zealand Poetry Society...
Philosophy lecturer’s video antics gain distant fans
Thursday 11 August 2016
Philosophy lecture Steve Duffin appears to have the dream teaching job if the tropical beach backdrop and iced drink in hand - as he addresses his...
New education brokers in demand across Pacific
Thursday 4 August 2016
A new Massey University centre providing tailored education training, expertise and support to schools, organisations and communities in the Pacific...
Olympic environment a new challenge for sailor
Tuesday 26 July 2016
She has sailed many oceans in her life, but the waters of Rio de Janiero's harbour are a whole new challenge for world champion sailor and Massey...
Backing the Black Sticks
Monday 25 July 2016
Black Sticks captain Simon Child has a big task ahead - uniting his team in Rio, in the hope of winning gold.
The rise of Maori achievement in mental health
Friday 3 July 2015
The phenomenal success of a groundbreaking programme to develop Māori Health professionals has been celebrated at a special hui in Auckland...

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