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Orientation

Orientation is an exciting time to get familiar with your campus, make new friends, and get yourself set up for the start of a busy year. With a programme full of activities, introductions and free giveaways, you'll have everything you need to start your university journey.

Orientation 2019 starts Monday 18 February.



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Orientation schedules

To help make sure you’re ready to go when classes start on 25 February, we have an orientation programme in both Hamilton and Tauranga to prepare you with the key information you need to get started.

Hamilton Orientation

Day 1 - Monday 18 February

TimeNameLocation
10amNew Student PōwhiriMarae, Gate 4, Hillcrest Road, Hamilton
 Nau mai, haere mai. We warmly invite you and your whānau/family to attend the Orientation Pōwhiri as we welcome you onto the tribal lands of Waikato Tainui. The pōwhiri is underpinned by tikanga Māori and it provides a culturally unique way to celebrate the beginning of your journey at Waikato.
12.30pmLunchTennis Courts
 All students are welcome to join us for a lunch shout and meet other first year students from all over New Zealand.
1.30pmTop Town EventMeet near the University Pool
 Top Town is a fun social activity where teams compete with each other across a multitude of events including ultimate Frisbee, pyramid building, blind-person lead, ten person ski, waterside race, water tag and more.
2.15pmLibrary tourDeparts from Student Centre
 Library tours are a great way to get to know your Library and Student Centre from day one. Get a better idea of support available that can greatly benefit your study and research during your time at the University of Waikato.

Day 2 - Tuesday 19 February

TimeNameLocation
9.30amMāori orientation and kaitahiS.1.04
 Come along to meet other Māori students, enjoy a kaitahi, and learn all about how you as Māori can be best supported here at Waikato.
 Bachelor of Teaching orientation - Te Kura Tangata Faculty of EducationL.G.01
 At this session you will find out everything you need to know to get started as a Bachelor of Teaching (BTchg) student of Te Kura Toi Tangata Faculty of Education. Meet staff, other new students, and find out more about your timetable, degree, and where to go if you need help.
 School of Arts orientation - Faculty of Arts and Social SciencesL.G.02
 At this session you will find out everything you need to know to get started as a student of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences studying Arts subjects. Meet staff, other new students, and find out more about your timetable, degree, and where to go if you need help.
 Te Huataki Waiora Faculty of Health, Sport and Human Performance orientationMSB.1.03
 At this session you will find out everything you need to know to get started as a student of Te Huataki Waiora Faculty of Health, Sport and Human Performance. Meet staff, other new students, and find out more about your timetable, degree, and where to go if you need help.
 Waikato Management School OrientationPWC
 At this session you will find out everything you need to know to get started as a student of the Waikato Management School. Meet staff, other new students, and find out more about your timetable, degree, and where to go if you need help.
 Money MattersSG.03
 Learn how to manage your finances so you have more money in the long run. Join us for tips and advice on budgeting, flatting options, StudyLink, banking and more.
10amNeed support? Injury or Impairment?SG.02
 Don’t let a temporary or permanent impairment, disability or medical condition impact on your ability to study. Come along to this session to find out where Accessibility Services are located and how we can help.
10.30amConsent on campusSG.03
 Come and learn about UoW’s new Violence Prevention initiatives, including the Consent Matters modules available for all students, keeping safe on and around campus, and what you can do to prevent sexual violence.
11amSchool of Engineering orientation - Faculty of Science and EngineeringS.1.04
 At this session you will find out everything you need to know to get started as a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) student of the Faculty of Science and Engineering. Meet staff, other new students, and find out more about your timetable, degree, and where to go if you need help.
 Health & Counselling at uniMSB.1.05
 Information from the health services and counselling team at Student Health. Find out how to get connected with support, enrol with the medical centre, and find out what is available for you.
 Ask a studentS.1.05
 Ask current students any questions you may have about what student life is like at the University of Waikato.
 Library tourDeparts from Student Centre
 Library tours are a great way to get to know your Library and Student Centre from day one. Get a better idea of support available that can greatly benefit your study and research during your time at the University of Waikato.
 School of Social Sciences orientation - Faculty of Arts and Social SciencesL.G.02
 At this session you will find out everything you need to know to get started as a student of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences studying Social Sciences subjects. Meet staff, other new students, and find out more about your timetable, degree, and where to go if you need help.
 Study Abroad and Exchange Information sessionS.1.02
 Important information about life and study at the University of Waikato. This session is compulsory for Study Abroad and Exchange Students attending the University of Waikato.
11.30amStudy Smart: Get the most out of university lifeL.G.04
 An interactive session where you find out about services available to help you succeed in your studies and meet current students who will share their insights.
 Library 101MSB.1.01
 Get your studies off to a great start! Learn how to find quality academic material, access Waikato Reading Lists, place requests, navigate your library account, book a group room and much more.
12pmWaikato Students' Union (WSU)S.1.01
 Your slightly weird older sibling on campus dispensing free life advice and sausages.
12.30pmLunchVillage Green
 Join us on the Village Green for music, entertainment and lunch provided by the Waikato Students’ Union. External Organisations will be on hand to provide information, support and plenty of freebies.
1.30pmTe Piringa - Faculty of Law OrientationL.G.03 & Moot Court
 At this session you will find out everything you need to know to get started as a student of Te Piringa - Faculty of Law. Meet staff, other new students, and find out more about your timetable, degree, and where to go if you need help.
 BSocSc in Education - Te Kura Tangata Faculty of EducationSG.02
 At this session you will find out everything you need to know to get started as a Te Kura Toi Tangata Faculty of Education Bachelor of Social Sciences (BSocSc) student, majoring in Education and Society, Human Development, or Digital Learning . Meet staff, other new students, and find out more about your timetable, degree, and where to go if you need help.
 Te Pua Wānanga ki te Ao - Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Studies orientationA.1.01
 At this session you will find out everything you need to know to get started as a student of Te Pua Wānanga ki te Ao - Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Studies. Meet staff, other new students, and find out more about your timetable, degree, and where to go if you need help.
 Active Bodies, Healthy MindsS.1.04
 UniRec – UoW’s on-campus Health and Fitness facility and social hub, offers over 40 group exercise classes, knowledgeable Trainers, fully equipped weights room, pools, yoga and a giant Sports Hall. Find out about gym memberships, drop in sport, social sport, sports clubs, inter-tertiary sport and more. Whether you are looking for exercise, sports, zen or a place to meet new friends, you’ll find something here for everyone.
 Faith on campusL.G.04
 Find out more about where to pray, worship and seek spiritual advice at University of Waikato.
2pmAll Good? Mental health and wellbeing at WaikatoL.G.05
 An interactive workshop about mental health and wellbeing. How to look after and support yourself and others & what supports are available here at the University of Waikato.
 Volunteer your way to Career SuccessS.1.03
 Are you thinking you would like to volunteer? Are you already volunteering? Come along to find out more about how the UoW values the contribution you make on-campus and in our community!
2.15pmLibrary tourDeparts from Student Centre
 Library tours are a great way to get to know your Library and Student Centre from day one. Get a better idea of support available that can greatly benefit your study and research during your time at the University of Waikato.
2.30pmMyWaikatoL.G.02
 Learn about MyWaikato - a mobile-friendly system for managing your enrolments, enquiries, timetable, grades, research progress, graduation, academic record and more.
 Security on campusSG.01
 Find out more about the 24/7 security services available to students on campus.
3pmMovie screeningGallagher Academy of Performing Arts - Playhouse theatre

Day 3 - Wednesday 20 February

TimeNameLocation
8.30amPacific Student Ava CeremonyS Block Foyer
 By invitation only. We look forward to welcoming our new Pacific Students with our traditional cultural welcoming in the form of an Ava Ceremony.
10amInternational Student OrientationPWC
 Facilitated by the International Student Services Office (ISSO), this session covers what you need to know about study at the University of Waikato, events and trips with the ISSO, adjusting to life in New Zealand and culture shock, and various guest speakers from around the University and beyond. This session is compulsory for all International Students beginning study in semester A 2019.
 What's Good WednesdayOranga
 Time to let loose with some mid week games and competitions. Come down to campus and get amongst it!
11amLibrary tourDeparts from Student Centre
 Library tours are a great way to get to know your Library and Student Centre from day one. Get a better idea of support available that can greatly benefit your study and research during your time at the University of Waikato.
12.30pmLunchVillage Green
 Join us on the Village Green for music, entertainment and lunch provided by the Waikato Students’ Union. External Organisations will be on hand to provide information, support and plenty of freebies.
1pmMy Work Rights in New Zealand (session 1)MSB.1.01
 All you need to know about working in NZ.  We will cover NZ Employment legislation – your rights and entitlements as an employee, a bit of info around tax, and tips to help you find and secure employment in NZ.
 Renting in New Zealand (session 1)MSB.1.05
 This session is a must for all those who will rent accommodation while in NZ.  We will cover renting, flatting, bonds, rent in advance, fixed-term, open-term, contracts – all of the important bits you need to know and things to be aware of when you’re looking for a place to rent.
 Driving in New Zealand (session 1)MSB.1.02
 It can be a bit scary thinking about driving or purchasing a car in NZ.  Come along and hear useful insights about driving while in NZ. We will cover our local driving rules, whether you can drive on your overseas licence, and tips on buying and renting a vehicle.
 Water Safety in New Zealand (session 1)MSB.1.03
 New Zealand has some of the most beautiful beaches, lakes and rivers in the world. In this session, water safety experts will deliver the most important messages to you to ensure that you stay safe while having fun exploring NZ’s beautiful water surroundings. We will also use this session to preview our pilot water safety programme designed at increasing the safe water experience for our international students.
1.30pmMy Work Rights in New Zealand (session 2)MSB.1.01
 All you need to know about working in NZ.  We will cover NZ Employment legislation – your rights and entitlements as an employee, a bit of info around tax, and tips to help you find and secure employment in NZ.
 Renting in New Zealand (session 2)MSB.1.05
 This session is a must for all those who will rent accommodation while in NZ.  We will cover renting, flatting, bonds, rent in advance, fixed-term, open-term, contracts – all of the important bits you need to know and things to be aware of when you’re looking for a place to rent.
 Driving in New Zealand (session 2)MSB.1.02
 It can be a bit scary thinking about driving or purchasing a car in NZ.  Come along and hear useful insights about driving while in NZ. We will cover our local driving rules, whether you can drive on your overseas licence, and tips on buying and renting a vehicle.
 Water Safety in New Zealand (session 2)MSB.1.03
 New Zealand has some of the most beautiful beaches, lakes and rivers in the world. In this session, water safety experts will deliver the most important messages to you to ensure that you stay safe while having fun exploring NZ’s beautiful water surroundings. We will also use this session to preview our pilot water safety programme designed at increasing the safe water experience for our international students.
2pmAmazing RaceVillage Green
 Get to know your campus in under an hour! Making teams with other new students, you will race for prizes across campus checkpoints, solve puzzles and complete challenges. Winning team gets awesome prizes and, of course, bragging rights.

Day 4 - Thursday 21 February

TimeNameLocation
9.30amTe Huataki Waiora Faculty of Health, Sport and Human Performance orientationMSB.1.03
 At this session you will find out everything you need to know to get started as a student of Te Huataki Waiora Faculty of Health, Sport and Human Performance. Meet staff, other new students, and find out more about your timetable, degree, and where to go if you need help.
 Waikato Management School OrientationPWC
 At this session you will find out everything you need to know to get started as a student of the Waikato Management School. Meet staff, other new students, and find out more about your timetable, degree, and where to go if you need help.
 School of Psychology orientation - Faculty of Arts and Social SciencesSG.01
 At this session you will find out everything you need to know to get started as a student of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, majoring in Psychology. Meet staff, other new students, and find out more about your timetable, degree, and where to go if you need help.
 School of Science orientation - Faculty of Science and EngineeringS.1.04
 At this session you will find out everything you need to know to get started as a Science student of the Faculty of Science and Engineering. Meet staff, other new students, and find out more about your timetable, degree, and where to go if you need help.
 Faith on campusL.G.03
 Find out more about where to pray, worship and seek spiritual advice at University of Waikato.
 Waikato Students' Union (WSU)L.G.04
 Your slightly weird older sibling on campus dispensing free life advice and sausages.
10amNeed support? Injury or Impairment?SG.02
 Don’t let a temporary or permanent impairment, disability or medical condition impact on your ability to study. Come along to this session to find out where Accessibility Services are located and how we can help.
 Ask a studentS.1.01
 Ask current students any questions you may have about what student life is like at the University of Waikato.
 MyWaikatoS.1.03
 Learn about MyWaikato - a mobile-friendly system for managing your enrolments, enquiries, timetable, grades, research progress, graduation, academic record and more.
10.30amMoney MattersSG.03
 Learn how to manage your finances so you have more money in the long run.  Join us for tips and advice on budgeting, flatting options, StudyLink, banking and more.
11amSchool of Arts orientation - Faculty of Arts and Social SciencesL.G.02
 At this session you will find out everything you need to know to get started as a student of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences studying Arts subjects. Meet staff, other new students, and find out more about your timetable, degree, and where to go if you need help.
 Faculty of Computing and Mathematical Sciences OrientationS.1.02
 At this session you will find out everything you need to know to get started as a student of the Faculty of Computing and Mathematical Sciences. Meet staff, other new students, and find out more about your timetable, degree, and where to go if you need help.
 School of Engineering orientation - Faculty of Science and EngineeringS.1.04
 At this session you will find out everything you need to know to get started as a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) student of the Faculty of Science and Engineering. Meet staff, other new students, and find out more about your timetable, degree, and where to go if you need help.
 Te Piringa - Faculty of Law OrientationPWC & Moot Court
 At this session you will find out everything you need to know to get started as a student of Te Piringa - Faculty of Law. Meet staff, other new students, and find out more about your timetable, degree, and where to go if you need help.
 Volunteer your way to Career SuccessMSB.1.02
 Are you thinking you would like to volunteer? Are you already volunteering? Come along to find out more about how the UoW values the contribution you make on-campus and in our community!
 Library tourDeparts from Student Centre
 Library tours are a great way to get to know your Library and Student Centre from day one. Get a better idea of support available that can greatly benefit your study and research during your time at the University of Waikato.
11.30amAll Good? Mental health and wellbeing at WaikatoMSB.1.01
 An interactive workshop about mental health and wellbeing. How to look after and support yourself and others & what supports are available here at the University of Waikato.
 Study Smart: Get the most out of university lifeMSB.1.05
 An interactive session where you find out about services available to help you succeed in your studies and meet current students who will share their insights.
 Active Bodies, Healthy MindsSG.01
 UniRec – UoW’s on-campus Health and Fitness facility and social hub, offers over 40 group exercise classes, knowledgeable Trainers, fully equipped weights room, pools, yoga and a giant Sports Hall. Find out about gym memberships, drop in sport, social sport, sports clubs, inter-tertiary sport and more. Whether you are looking for exercise, sports, zen or a place to meet new friends, you’ll find something here for everyone.
12.30pmLunchVillage Green
 Join us on the Village Green for music, entertainment and lunch provided by the Waikato Students’ Union. External Organisations will be on hand to provide information, support and plenty of freebies.
1.30pmPathways College Orientiation (CUP & CAFS)L.G.01
 Certificate of University Preparation (CUP) and Foundation Studies (CAFS) students to attend. Learn all about your pathway programme and successful university study.
 School of Social Sciences orientation - Faculty of Arts and Social SciencesL.G.03
 At this session you will find out everything you need to know to get started as a student of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences studying Social Sciences subjects. Meet staff, other new students, and find out more about your timetable, degree, and where to go if you need help.
 School of Science orientation - Faculty of Science and EngineeringS.1.04
 At this session you will find out everything you need to know to get started as a Science student of the Faculty of Science and Engineering. Meet staff, other new students, and find out more about your timetable, degree, and where to go if you need help.
 Library 101SG.01
 Get your studies off to a great start! Learn how to find quality academic material, access Waikato Reading Lists, place requests, navigate your library account, book a group room and much more.
2pmHealth and Counselling at UniMSB.1.03
 Information from the health services and counselling team at Student Health. Find out how to get connected with support, enrol with the medical centre, and find out what is available for you.
 Consent on campusL.G.05
 Come and learn about UoW’s new Violence Prevention initiatives, including the Consent Matters modules available for all students, keeping safe on and around campus, and what you can do to prevent sexual violence.
2.15pmLibrary tourDeparts from Student Centre
 Library tours are a great way to get to know your Library and Student Centre from day one. Get a better idea of support available that can greatly benefit your study and research during your time at the University of Waikato.
3.30pmLet’s Get Together (event for non-school leavers)The Don
 Attending University after a number of years away from a learning environment or without an established network can be a daunting experience – that’s why we are inviting all non-school leavers attending the University of Waikato in 2019 to attend a special event. The objective is to meet new people and engage in a panel discussion with current and former Adult Students who will share their experiences and some common themes associated with being a non-school leaver on campus.
6pmQuiz NightThe Don
 Consider yourself a bit of a quizard? Have a mildly broad range of useless general knowledge and in need of a stage to flex that talent? Rally your mates, get creative with your name and join us for a night of fun and giveaways. Register a team of 6-8 people by emailing events@waikato.ac.nz with your team name and number of team members. First in, first served as there are only limited amount of tables.

Day 5 - Friday 22 February

TimeNameLocation
9.30amBus trip to Mount Maunganui or RaglanGate 1 carpark
 Head to either Raglan or Mount Maunganui beach for a day of relaxing, sporting activities and a free picnic lunch. 
 Market Day on campusVillage Green
 Stalls, activities, food and music in conjunction with WSU.
11amLibrary tourDeparts from Student Centre
 Library tours are a great way to get to know your Library and Student Centre from day one. Get a better idea of support available that can greatly benefit your study and research during your time at the University of Waikato.
12.30pmLunchVillage Green
 Join us on the Village Green for music, entertainment and lunch provided by the Waikato Students’ Union. External Organisations will be on hand to provide information, support and plenty of freebies.
2.15pmLibrary tourDeparts from Student Centre
 Library tours are a great way to get to know your Library and Student Centre from day one. Get a better idea of support available that can greatly benefit your study and research during your time at the University of Waikato.

Download a pdf version of the Hamilton Orientation schedule.


Tauranga Orientation

Day 1 - Monday 18 February

TimeNameLocation
8amMāori OrientationDT5.02, Bongard Centre
 Come along to connect with Māori students and staff. Learn about the support, workshops and facilities that are available for Māori students.
10amNew student welcomeLevel 5, Bongard Centre, 200 Cameron Road, Tauranga
 Nau mai, haere mai. Your University of Waikato Tauranga journey starts here! We warmly invite you to gather on the 5th floor (rooftop) of the Bongard Centre where you will be welcomed by the university's kaumatua and invited to enjoy some refreshments and live music.
11amFirst year Teaching students orientationDT1.04, Bongard Centre
 Student Administration - complete enrolment / ID CardsDT1.04, Bongard Centre
 Uni101 Getting Started & Student Support ServicesDT1.04, Bongard Centre
 How ready are you for study? There’s more to being successful in study than just academic content. Make sure you’re prepared for your first lectures; learn about University systems and processes so that you start your study already in the know. Hear about health and other services offered, and the social activities available that can add a spice of fun to your time with us.
11.30amLearner Support / CeTTL TeamDT1.04, Bongard Centre
 This session will equip you with the knowledge needed to navigate your way around the library, teach you how to issue out books, learn about the library facilities and the learning support on hand to help you with your studies.
12pmClubs, Sports and Wellbeing at uniDT1.04, Bongard Centre
 Get active! Getting involved in sport or activity is a great way to enhance your University experience and meet new friends. Whether you haven't played sport for years, or are a sports fanatic, social exerciser or a high performance athlete there is a sporting option for you. Find out about gym memberships, drop in sport, social sport, sports clubs, inter-tertiary sport and more.
12.30pmBBQ LunchLevel 5 (rooftop), Bongard Centre
 Feeling hungry? Come along and grab a sausage at the BBQ on the rooftop.
1pmCareers and MyCareerDT1.04, Bongard Centre
 Gain the necessary skills and experience while you are studying that will give you an edge in securing employment in your chosen profession. Learn what it is employers are looking for and what you can be doing towards that. Get a head-start while you study!
1.30pmSharing Māori SuccessesDT1.04, Bongard Centre
 Hear from Māori students, mentors and staff who will share tips for academic success and adjusting to uni life.
 Pacific @ WaikatoDT5.02, Bongard Centre
 Meet Waikato's new Assistant Vice Chancellor Pacific, Dr Keaka Hemi, and hear from Pacific students and staff about how to imua - or to go forward and lead from the front - in your university journey. For all new and current students of Pacific heritage.
 International Student SessionDT1.03, Bongard Centre
 An official welcome and get together for all of our International students. Connect with other students who are new to New Zealand, gather information on local amenities, Kiwi culture and have your questions answered about your new surroundings.
2pmBTchg Primary & ECE students  orientationDT1.06, Bongard Centre

Day 2 - Tuesday 19 February

TimeNameLocation
8amMāori OrientationDT5.02, Bongard Centre
 Come along to connect with Māori students and staff. Learn about the support, workshops and facilities that are available for Māori students.
9amTeaching students (1st year Primary) orientationDT106 & DT211, Bongard Centre
 E-portfolios and how they work. Hands on experience on setting up your portfolio. What is Moodle and why it is so important?
 Teaching students (Secondary Grad.Dip.T) orientationDT207
 E-portfolios and how they work. Hands on experience on setting up your portfolio. What is Moodle and why it is so important?

Day 3 - Wednesday 20 February

TimeNameLocation
8amMāori OrientationDT5.02, Bongard Centre
 Come along to connect with Māori students and staff. Learn about the support, workshops and facilities that are available for Māori students.
8.30amTeaching students (BTchg Primary) What is CUSP?DT1.06
 Find out about your weekly school placement and more.
 Bachelor of Teaching - Te Kura Tangata Faculty of Education Academic SessionDT1.06
 BTchg Primary - What is CUSP? Find out about your weekly school placement and more.
10.30amTe Piringa - Faculty of Law Academic sessionDT2.07
 At this session you will find out everything you need to know to get started as a student of Te Piringa - Faculty of Law. Meet staff, other new students, and find out more about your timetable, degree, and where to go if you need help.
 Waikato Management School Academic sessionDT4.27
 At this session you will find out everything you need to know to get started as a student of the Waikato Management School. Meet staff, other new students, and find out more about your timetable, degree, and where to go if you need help.
 Te Pua Wānanga ki te Ao - Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Studies Academic SessionDT2.14
 At this session you will find out everything you need to know to get started as a student of Te Pua Wānanga ki te Ao - Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Studies. Meet staff, other new students, and find out more about your timetable, degree, and where to go if you need help.
 Faculty of Science & Engineering Academic sessionDT2.22
 At this session you will find out everything you need to know to get started as a student of the Faculty of Science and Engineering. Meet staff, other new students, and find out more about your timetable, degree, and where to go if you need help.
 Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences & Social Work Academic sessionDT1.04
 At this session you will find out everything you need to know to get started as a student of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (all qualifications). Meet staff, other new students, and find out more about your timetable, degree, and where to go if you need help.
12.00pmLunchLevel 5 (rooftop), Bongard Centre
1.00pmAll Good? Mental health and wellbeing at WaikatoDT1.04
 An interactive workshop about mental health and wellbeing. How to look after and support yourself and others & what supports are available here at the University of Waikato.
1.30pmConsent on campusDT1.04
 Come and learn about UoW’s new Violence Prevention initiatives, including the Consent Matters modules available for all students, keeping safe on and around campus, and what you can do to prevent sexual violence.
2.00pmNeed support? Injury or Impairment?DT1.04
 Don’t let a temporary or permanent impairment, disability or medical condition impact on your ability to study. Come along to this session to find out where Accessibility Services are located and how we can help.

Day 4 - Thursday 21 February

TimeNameLocation
8amMāori OrientationDT5.02, Bongard Centre
 Come along to connect with Māori students and staff. Learn about the support, workshops and facilities that are available for Māori students.
9amTeaching Academic/Faculty sessionW02 & Pool Windermere Campus
 BTchg Primary - Swimsafe New Zealand. Teaching children to be safe in the water. A theoretical and practical session.

Day 5 - Friday 22 February

TimeNameLocation
8amMāori OrientationDT5.02, Bongard Centre
 Come along to connect with Māori students and staff. Learn about the support, workshops and facilities that are available for Māori students.
8.30am Teaching students - CUSP School Placement Partner Schools in Tauranga
 Teaching students - Curriculum Papers Hamilton Campus (Te Kura Toi Tangata Faculty of Education)
 Lectures and programme information for 2019
12pm Let's get togetherMount Maunganui main beach (look out for the University flags)
 Join our Hamilton campus students for a day of relaxing and sporting activities and a picnic lunch at Mount Maunganui beach. Meet the group at 12 noon at Mount Maunganui main beach – look out for the University flags.

Download a pdf version of the Tauranga Orientation schedule.


What else you need to know

Semester A classes will begin on Monday 25 February, so check your online timetable to see when your classes are.

Make sure you find out everything you need to know about parking around the Hamilton and Tauranga campuses before you arrive, including general parking rates and concessions. Also, remember to get your student ID sorted before you start.

If you still have questions about what you're studying, our team are available to help sort things out. Check out when our next information session is running, email info@waikato.ac.nz or call 0800 WAIKATO.


There are no upcoming events in this series.