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.

Surviving Automation: Future SkillsSurviving Automation: Future Skills
Tue 17 Oct 2017 - Extramural
If automation is the next industrial revolution, do you have the skills to survive? Artificial intelligence and robotics are changing the way we work,
Surviving Automation: Future SkillsSurviving Automation: Future Skills
Wed 18 Oct 2017 - Extramural
If automation is the next industrial revolution, do you have the skills to survive? Artificial intelligence and robotics are changing the way we work,
Surviving Automation: Future SkillsSurviving Automation: Future Skills
Thu 19 Oct 2017 - Extramural
If automation is the next industrial revolution, do you have the skills to survive? Artificial intelligence and robotics are changing the way we work,

Distance students in the news

Migrant and political stories of Latino music
Tuesday 4 July 2017
It's famously seen as a melancholic, darkly passionate dance of Argentina, but tango is also a story of migration and social upheaval. It is one of...
Massey-China language centre to drive Mandarin momentum
Thursday 18 May 2017
The development of innovative online Chinese language programmes for learners across the Pacific region is at the heart of a new partnership between...
Japan’s good old days airbrushed to cartoonish perfection
Wednesday 19 April 2017
Always: Sunset on Third Street 3 is being screened early next month at Massey's Auckland campus, concluding the film trilogy which has garnered a...
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...

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