Orientation , Te tūtakitaki

Orientation is the time when we welcome you to Massey and help you get ready for your first semester.

This week’s Albany and Whangarei events have been impacted by the State of Emergency, these will now be hosted online. Follow the Getting on Track link to register a place on an online group Orientation for these events.

New to MU Programme 2023 

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. Below are details of some elements of our New to MU Programme, and more dates and details will be added in the coming weeks.

Getting on Track

January – February 

Come and see us in person when Massey comes to a city near you this summer. Getting on Track is a great opportunity for you to meet with a number of Massey staff who can check your enrolment, help you set yourself up for online learning and tell you all about how to stay connected at a distance.

Prep 4 Study 

January – February

Join staff and current students on our online learning community called Stream. Prep 4 Study 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. An email will be sent to all new students in January inviting you to join the site.

Online Orientation  


Watch our welcome for all new online students to the Massey whānau. In this virtual session, we will formally welcome you to your journey with Massey University and share information about the services you can access as a student. You will hear about life as an online student and learn about the opportunities available over the next coming weeks to meet other members of the distance students community. There will also be a live chat function to ask any last-minute questions you might have.

International Student Welcome Day - On Campus

21 February

A welcome and orientation to living and studying in New Zealand for international students on campus.

On-campus Orientation

22 – 24 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. You will also receive an orientation to the college and qualification you will be part of. Further details about the sessions held as part of on-campus orientation will be published in late January.

A special welcome session for new international students will be held during this time.