Orientation - He rā whakawhanaunga

Start your Massey University journey with Orientation.
Orientation week - 19 to 25 February
Workshops and more - 26 February to 29 March

Kia ora! Welcome to Massey University. You're about to begin an exciting new chapter in your life, and we know it can be a lot to take in, so before you start your semester take part in Orientation. During Orientation, we'll have events and resources to help you get prepared. Whether you're a distance student studying in New Zealand or overseas or an on-campus student joining us for the first time, we have you covered.

This year is all about connections, so come along and meet your classmates and the Massey team who will support, encourage and teach you. We are with you every step of the way.

Coming up at Orientation

We have international, distance and on-campus Orientation events from 19 February to 29 March 2024.

Open mic night at orientation Open mic night at orientation

On-campus Orientation

If you're studying at Auckland, Manawatū (Palmerston North) or Wellington campus, come to Orientation week to prepare for your study at Massey.

You’ll find out important academic information, learn about our support services, meet other new students and have some fun before starting your study.

There are also chances to win prizes and get free kai!

Wellington campus orientation

Welcome to the Te Kunenga ki Pūrehuroa Massey University whānau in Wellington!

Manawatū (Palmerston North) campus orientation

Welcome to the Te Kunenga ki Pūrehuroa Massey University whānau in Manawatū!

Auckland campus orientation

Welcome to the Te Kunenga ki Pūrehuroa Massey University whānau in Auckland!

Girl on laptop Girl on laptop

Distance Orientation

Join our Distance Orientation designed specifically for new students studying online.

You'll learn about life as an online student, the support available and how to access online learning systems. During Orientation, you'll also have the opportunity to meet other students, just like you, who are studying with Massey as a distance student.

Students studying together on campus Students studying together on campus

International Orientation

Wherever you are from in the world, Orientation week is your opportunity to connect with us before you start your study at Massey University.

Come to the International Orientation on Monday 19 February for everything you need to know about studying with Massey.

Prep 4 study

Prep 4 Study is your interactive guide to starting university on Stream. It's for both online and on-campus students and includes:

  • videos with tips from Massey students
  • easy-to-use academic resources
  • personalised study advice
  • opportunities to engage and ask questions online.