Orientation at Massey University

Orientation is our opportunity to welcome you to Massey University and prepare you for student life. The programme is full of events, activities and workshops designed for postgraduate and undergraduate students. You will learn critical information about your programme, student services and campus facilities.

Participating in Orientation at Massey is the best way to start your student experience. It's a great way to meet people and make new friends.

Orientation 2019 | Semester one

Orientation is held on each campus from 18 February 2019. It is full of fun activities and useful information sessions for all students.

Classes begin on Monday 25 February.

If you can't make orientation

If for any reason you can't make it to orientation, contact us.

Orientation schedules

Find out about the activities and events scheduled for your campus:

Please note: sessions for international students are mandatory.

Distance students

This year we're going to the regions. If you're a distance student, visit a Getting on Track session near you. Find out more on the orientation schedule for distance students.

International students and Study Abroad students

Orientation is an important time for all new international and Study Abroad students. You can attend all events and workshops during Orientation but you must attend the International Enrolment and Welcome programme held on your study campus. You will learn about Massey, the city your campus is located and New Zealand.

International students must bring the following items with them to Orientation: 

  • passport and visa, or a printed hard copy of e-visa letter
  • student ID number
  • password (which you received when you submitted your application to study at Massey
  • the address and phone numbers of someone you know who lives in New Zealand (e.g. a flatmate, spouse, friend, landlord).

Semester dates

Find out about semester dates and other key events here.

Get ready for Massey University

Before you arrive at uni

Before arriving on campus there are some important tasks you can complete.

How to prepare for student life at Massey

When you arrive at your campus

Starting university and settling in to study routines can take a little bit of time.

Find out what to do when you arrive at your campus

Photo galleries

Photo gallery

Check out photos of some of the activities held during Orientation.

Orientation photo gallery

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