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Orientation at Massey University

Orientation is our opportunity to welcome you to Massey University and prepare you for student life. The programme is full of events, activities and workshops designed for postgraduate and undergraduate students. You'll learn critical information about your programme, student services and campus facilities.

Participating in orientation is the best way to start your student experience with Massey University. It's a great way to meet people and make new friends.

Orientation 2020 | Summer School

Classes begin on Monday 16 November, but there is plenty of things that you can do beforehand to get you prepared. See below for more information.

Semester dates

Find out about semester dates and other key events here.

Get ready for Massey University

Get online at Massey

One of the best ways you can prepare to study at Massey is by getting set up online. Check out this page for all the information you need on getting set up online.

Preparing for online Distance study

There are lots of great things about getting your qualification by distance, and some unique challenges. This page has all the tools you'll need to get you prepared for distance study.

Explore MyHub

This site includes resources on student development, careers, well-being, academic advice, student associations and student advocacy. Start here with an Orientation activity for our new students to welcome you and help you familiarise yourself with the services.


To access your courses in Stream, Getting Started and MyHub you will need to set your network password. You can find instructions on how to do that here.

getting started

Getting started is an interactive course designed to assist you to navigate your study. It is located in Stream, start exploring now to set yourself up for a successful semester. The following will be covered:

  • What can I expect?
  • What's Distance study like?
  • Semester Checklist
  • Workload, Planning and Time Management


Spotlight Session

Starting university is both exciting and daunting. To help you know what to expect, please join Dr Ella Kahu, our resident expert on student experiences of starting university for an online discussion.

When: Thursday 5 November, 8pm via Zoom join from PC, Mac, iOS or Android -

Library Tours

If you are studying on campus or live nearby, pop into the library during the first week of classes to have a library tour.

  • Auckland and Wellington, check in at the front desk during opening hours.
  • Palmerston North, attend between 11am and 12pm or call ahead to book a time.

Before you arrive at uni

Before arriving on campus there are some important tasks you can complete.

How to prepare for student life at Massey

When you arrive at your campus

Starting university and settling in to study routines can take a little bit of time.

Find out what to do when you arrive at your campus

Your #1 Orientation tool

The Massey Uni app brings you essential Orientation info where ever you are.

Download the Massey Uni App before Orientation.

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