Distance students orientation programme

The Distance Learner Orientation Programme is designed to give you the means to prepare for university study. You will find out how to access the tools and resources for distance learning.

The workshops are broadcast live on the online orientation site. We advise that you load the link five to ten minutes before the session begins. The same session is offered at four different times.


Online orientation


Online orientation sessions

Studying by distance with Massey is a unique experience. An introductory one hour session will be held to help you understand and navigate the online university environment.

You will also be given information about services available to help you with your studies including:

  • student learning support services
  • career and employability
  • library services
  • student counselling, and
  • advocacy services.

Each session will cover the same topics and there will be time for questions and answers at the end.

Session days and times

  • Wednesday 10th July: 8pm to 9pm
  • Thursday 11th July: 12pm to 1pm
  • Saturday 13th July: 1pm to 2pm
  • Wednesday 17th July: 7pm to 8pm

Log in to a session

Online Orientation for New Pasifika Students

Here is an opportunity for new students to meet the Pasifika Learning Consultants. Find out more information on Pasifika students support, how to navigate your way through Massey online and face to face. This is for all Pasifika students both on campus and studying via distance learning. Join the meeting by clicking on the link below:

Join URL: https://massey.zoom.us/j/205687206

When: Tue 16 July: 7:30pm to 8:30pm  Where: Online

Online StudyUp sessions

To assist with your transition into university life be sure to check out the Online Library Workshops and the Semester Two; StudyUp Programme (see below). StudyUp is an online series designed to help enhance writing and study skills. Boost your time management, strategic reading and assignment writing skills. Learn more about critical reasoning and expand your analytical abilities.

StudyUp Semester Two 2019 (569 KB)

When: Wed 17 July - Wed 14 August  Where: Online

On-campus orientation


On-campus orientation days

On-campus orientation is held at each campus for new students, including distance students. This is a great opportunity to learn about Massey University and meet other students.

If you would like to attend on-campus orientation, make sure your register to attend for that campus.

Find out more about the events at each campus:

Each page includes a button to register for that campus.

Getting started with Stream

It is a good idea to read the Getting Started section in Stream, Massey's online learning centre.

The information on Getting Started is available approximately four weeks before lectures start and will help you prepare for your first semester. 

Getting around our campuses

If you're attending an orientation session on campus, check out our maps, parking and transport page.

Massey Uni app

Download the Massey Uni App to access campus maps and create your own personalised orientation schedule.

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