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New to MU

Get ready for your study with our New to MU programme. Starting university is exciting but it can also be a bit daunting so our New to MU programme is here to help you get ready. There are several different ways you can prepare for your learning journey include some in-person and online opportunities.

New to MU Programme 2021

Welcome to where you belong! Get ahead by joining any one of our events aimed at making your transition to Massey University as smooth as possible.

Getting Started

25 January to 28 February

Join staff and current students on our online learning community called Stream. Getting Started is your interactive guide to starting university with new content added each week. It is for both online and on-campus students and includes videos with tips from Massey students, easy to use academic resources, personalised study advice and opportunities to engage and ask questions online. 

There are also several events run by Massey@Distance.

On-Campus Orientation 

17 February to 19 February

On-campus orientation is our opportunity to welcome all new on-campus students to the Massey whānau. Over these three days we will formally welcome you to your journey with Massey University and share information about services you can access as a student. You will get further information about student life, lots of opportunities to meet other new students and our Massey Guides will be there to answer any questions you might have. 

For more information about the sessions held as part of on-campus orientation, see:

Please note: As New Zealand's COVID-19 Alert Levels change, some scheduled events may go ahead on campus (with the necessary precautions in place), move to online, become postponed, or be cancelled. Make sure you keep checking back here or on the app for the latest updates.

Online Orientation

Check out our online orientation experience recorded for our distance students that is a great resource to help you get ready and be prepared for the commencement of classes. It includes some great last-minute tips and tricks about being a student with us. 

International students

All new international students must complete MyHub International Orientation and attend Online Orientation if you are currently outside of New Zealand or On-campus Orientation if you are currently in New Zealand. On-campus Orientation includes a compulsory international session on Thursday 18 February. Further information to support your new student experience is also available on the International Student Support pages.

Preparing for online study

Get ready for distance study by planning your workload, learning to use Stream and connecting with other Massey students.

Find out how to prepare for online study with Massey

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

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