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The Distance Learner Orientation Programme is designed to give you the means to prepare for university study. You will find out how to access the tools and resources for distance learning.
The workshops are broadcast live on the online orientation site. We advise that you load the link five to ten minutes before the session begins. The same session is offered at four different times.
Studying by distance with Massey is a unique experience. An introductory one hour session will be held to help you understand and navigate the online university environment.
You will also be given information about services available to help you with your studies including:
Each session will cover the same topics and there will be time for questions and answers at the end.
Here is an opportunity for new students to meet the Pasifika Learning Consultants. Find out more information on Pasifika students support, how to navigate your way through Massey online and face to face. This is for all Pasifika students both on campus and studying via distance learning. Join the meeting by clicking on the link below:
Join URL: https://massey.zoom.us/j/205687206
When: Tue 16 July: 7:30pm to 8:30pm Where: Online
To assist with your transition into university life be sure to check out the Online Library Workshops and the Semester Two; StudyUp Programme (see below). StudyUp is an online series designed to help enhance writing and study skills. Boost your time management, strategic reading and assignment writing skills. Learn more about critical reasoning and expand your analytical abilities.
When: Wed 17 July - Wed 14 August Where: Online
On-campus orientation is held at each campus for new students, including distance students. This is a great opportunity to learn about Massey University and meet other students.
If you would like to attend on-campus orientation, make sure your register to attend for that campus.
Find out more about the events at each campus:
Each page includes a button to register for that campus.
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Last updated on Thursday 04 July 2019
It is a good idea to read the Getting Started section in Stream, Massey's online learning centre.
The information on Getting Started is available approximately four weeks before lectures start and will help you prepare for your first semester.
If you're attending an orientation session on campus, check out our maps, parking and transport page.
Download the Massey Uni App to access campus maps and create your own personalised orientation schedule.