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Orientation - Hamilton Campus

Orientation Hamilton 2020
Date Monday 24 - Friday 28 February 2020
Where Hamilton Campus
Series Orientation 2020

Orientation is an exciting time for you to get familiar with campus, make new friends, and get set up for when Trimester A classes start on 2 March. A programme full of activities, intro sessions and events will help you feel welcome and ready to begin your university journey.

We've got loads of events on at Hamilton campus Orientation. Find your way around on a campus tour, learn how to utilise the great library facilities, enjoy a coffee at one of our cafes, meet new friends during our events, grab a bite to eat or just chill out and relax!

Hamilton Orientation programme

View the Hamilton programme below to plan what sessions and activities you will be attending during Orientation:

Hamilton campus Orientation programme


Download the University of Waikato Orientation 2020 app

Available on Google Play and the App Store. Use this app to navigate around our Hamilton and Tauranga campuses, build your personalised Orientation schedule and connect with us on social media.


Hamilton Orientation Timetable

To see the full details of each event, check out the Orientation programme above or download the Orientation 2020 app.

Start timeEnd timeEventLocation
10am12pmNew Student PōwhiriGate 4, Hillcrest Road, Hamilton
12pm2pmLunchVillage Green
1.30pm3.30pmAmazing RaceVillage Green
Start timeEnd timeEventLocation
9.30am11amWaikato Management School OrientationPWC (MSB.1.04)
9.30am11amDivision of Arts, Law, Psychology & Social Sciences - School of Social Sciences OrientationL.G.02
9.30am11amDivision of Arts, Law, Psychology & Social Sciences - Te Priringa - Faculty of Law OrientationL.G.03
9.30am11amDivision of Arts, Law, Psychology & Social Sciences - School of Arts OrientationS.G.01
9.30am11amTe Kura Toi Tangata School of Education - Social Sciences OrientationS.1.03
9.30am11amSchool of Science OrientationS.1.04
9.30am11amTe Huataki Waiora School of Health - Health, Sport and Human Performance OrientationS.G.02
10am11amUni 101S.1.05
11am12.30pmDivision of Arts, Law, Psychology & Social Sciences - School of Psychology OrientationS.G.02
11am12.30pmSchool of Computing & Mathematical Sciences OrientationS.G.01
11am12.30pmSchool of Engineering OrientationS.1.04
11am11.30amWorking in New ZealandL.G.04
11am11.30amRenting in New ZealandL.G.05
11am2pmMerchandise tentVillage Green
11am11.30amLibrary tourStudent Centre Level 2
11.30am12pmCampus tourDepart from the Village Green
12pm2pmLunchVillage Green
1pm3pmTe Pua Wānanga ki te Ao – Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Studies OrientationGallagher Academy of Performing Arts (Te Whare Tapere Iti room)
1pm1.30pmCampus tourDepart from the Village Green
1.30pm2pmWorking in New Zealand (repeat)L.G.04
1.30pm2pmRenting in New Zealand (repeat)L.G.05
2pm3pmUni 101S.1.05
2.15pm2.45pmLibrary tourStudent Centre Level 2
3.30pm5pmMovie screeningVillage Green
Start timeEnd timeEventLocation
9.30am11amWaikato Management School OrientationPWC (MSB.1.04)
9.30am1pmMāori student OrientationL.G.03
10am11amDivision of Arts, Law, Psychology & Social Sciences - Navigating your first year of studyS.G.01
10am11amUni 101S.1.05
11am12.30pmDivision of Arts, Law, Psychology & Social Sciences - School of Social Sciences OrientationL.G.02
11am12.30pmDivision of Arts, Law, Psychology & Social Sciences - Te Piringa - Faculty of Law OrientationMSB.1.01
11am2pmMerchandise tentVillage Green
11am11.30amLibrary tourStudent Centre Level 2
11.30am12pmCampus tourDepart from the Village Green
12pm2pmLunchVillage Green
1pm1.30pmCampus tourDepart from the Village Green
2pm3.30pmWaikato Pathways College OrientationS.1.04
2pm3pmUni 101S.1.05
2.15pm2.45pmLibrary tourStudent Centre Level 2
3.30pm5pmLet's Get Together (event for non-school leavers)SUB building (WSU office)
Start timeEnd timeEventLocation
9am10amStudy Abroad and Exchange OrientationPWC (MSB.1.04)
9am12.30pmPacific Orientation: Beginning the VoyageGallagher Academy of Performing Arts (Te Whare Tapere Iti room)
10am12pmInternational Student OrientationPWC (MSB.1.04)
11am1pmWorld Engineering Sustainability Design Challenge LaunchS.G.01
11am11.30amLibrary tourStudent Centre Level 2
12pm2pmLunchVillage Green
2.15pm2.45pmLibrary tourStudent Centre Level 2
1pm CBD bus trips and town tours (registrations essential - register here)Depart from bus stop on-campus near the Village Green
Start timeEnd timeEventLocation
9am5pmBus trips to Rotorua or Karangahake Gorge (registrations essential - register for Rotorua or Karangahake)Off-campus (depart from Gate 1 carpark)
11am11.30amLibrary tourStudent Centre Level 2
12pm2pmLunchVillage Green
2.15pm2.45pmLibrary tourStudent Centre Level 2