Orientation timetable

Check your timetable for International Orientation for Trimester 1 2019 by selecting your level of study. There are also other events to attend.

Undergraduate

Event days:

Thursday | Friday |

Thursday 21 February

Register, collect your orientation pack and start meeting other new students.

Location: The Hub

8.30am - 9.15am

Meet Victoria International staff and get oriented to Wellington and the University.

Location: TTRLT1

9.15am - 10am

Take part in activities to get to know fellow students.

Location: TTRLT1

10am - 10.45am

Enjoy a snack and drink and have the opportunity to meet staff from services at the University.

Location: Maclaurin foyer

10.45am - 11.15am

Join Phil Pithyou, Sergeant and Ethnic Liaison Coordinator at the Wellington Police, for a fun session about the role of the police in New Zealand and how they can help you.

Location: TTRLT1

11.15am - 11.45am

Get advice to help choose your courses (if you haven't already).

Location: COLT122

11.45am - 12.30pm

Break into your faculty groups for a tour of Kelburn campus.

Location: TTRLT1

11.45am - 12.30pm

Collect a voucher before you leave the room to purchase lunch on campus.

Location:

12.30pm - 1.30pm

Learn about Victoria's two leadership programmes - Victoria International Leadership Programme and Victoria Plus.

Location: TTRLT1

1.30pm - 2pm

Meet with Victoria's Health and Counselling teams to learn about looking after yourself while you study.

Location: TTRLT1

2pm - 2.30pm

Enjoy a campus tour with Vic Crew, learning about what services are on campus to support your study and who you can ask for help.

Location: Departing from Maclaurin foyer

2.30pm - 3pm

Friday 22 February

Sign in for day two of your orientation programme and have your passport and visa photocopied.

Location: Maclaurin foyer

8.30am - 9.30am

Meet with Student Learning to find out about the New Zealand academic system and the many resources they have for ongoing study support. Work with Vic Crew to work out your timetable, learn about myTools, Blackboard and your course outline.

Location: TTRLT1

9.30am - 10.45am

Meet with Student Learning to find out about the New Zealand academic system and the many resources they have for ongoing study support.

Location: AM101

9.30am - 11.15am

Enjoy a snack and drink and have the opportunity to mingle with other new students.

Location: Maclaurin foyer

10.45am - 11.15am

Hear from the Victoria International team about important information regarding your student visa and health insurance.

Location: TTRLT1

11.15am - 11.45am

Bring your own lunch or buy on campus.

Location:

11.45am - 12.30pm

Break into groups to learn about your enrolment process and the steps to follow to complete enrolment.

Location: Rooms to be advised

12.30pm - 1.15pm

Complete your enrolment and have your Student ID photo taken.

Location: Rooms to be advised

12.45pm - 4pm

Enjoy a city tour with Vic Crew, learning about what services are on campus to support your study and who you can ask for help.

Location: Departing from Maclaurin foyer

2.30pm - 4pm

Postgraduate

Event days:

Thursday | Friday |

Thursday 21 February

Register, collect your orientation pack and start meeting other new students.

Location: The Hub

8.30am - 9.15am

Meet Victoria International staff and get oriented to Wellington and the University.

Location: MCLT103

9.15am - 9.45am

Join Phil Pithyou, Sergeant and Ethnic Liaison Coordinator at the Wellington Police, for a fun session about the role of the police in New Zealand and how they can help you.

Location: MCLT103

9.45am - 10.15am

Enjoy a snack and drink and have the opportunity to meet staff from services at the University.

Location: Maclaurin foyer

10.15am - 10.45am

Break into your faculty groups and take part in activities to get to know fellow students.

Location: MCLT103

10.45am - 11.30am

Hear from the Victoria International team about important information regarding your student visa and health insurance.

Location: MCLT103

11.30am - 12pm

Collect a voucher before you leave the room to purchase lunch on campus. After lunch have your passport and visa copied in Maclaurin foyer.

Location:

12pm - 12.45pm

Break into groups to learn about your enrolment process and the steps to follow to complete enrolment.

Location: Rooms to be advised

12.45pm - 1.30pm

Complete your enrolment including having your ID photo taken.

Location: Rooms to be advised

1pm - 4pm

Enjoy a campus tour with Vic Crew, learning about what services are on campus to support your study and who you can ask for help.

Location: Departing from Maclaurin foyer

2.30pm - 3pm

Friday 22 February

Sign in for day two of your orientation programme.

Location: Maclaurin foyer

8.30am - 9am

Meet with Student Learning to find out about the New Zealand academic system and the many resources they have for ongoing study support. Work with Vic Crew to work out your timetable, learn about myTools, Blackboard and your course outline.

Location: MCLT103

9am - 10.30am

Enjoy a snack and drink and have the opportunity to mingle with other new students.

Location: Maclaurin foyer

10.30am - 11am

Meet with academic staff from the University to ask questions of what is expected of you at Victoria University.

Location: MCLT103

11am - 11.45am

Learn about New Zealand culture and history, how we do things in New Zealand and some kiwi slang.

Location: MCLT103

11.45am - 12.30pm

Bring your own lunch or buy on campus.

Location:

12.30pm - 1.30pm

Learn about Victoria's two leadership programmes - Victoria International Leadership Programme and Victoria Plus.

Location: MCLT103

1.30pm - 2pm

Meet with Victoria's Health and Counselling teams to learn about looking after yourself while you study.

Location: MCLT103

2pm - 2.30pm

Enjoy a city tour with Vic Crew, learning about what services are on campus to support your study and who you can ask for help.

Location: Departing from Maclaurin foyer

2.30pm - 4.00pm

PhD

Event days:

Thursday | Friday |

Thursday 21 February

Register, collect your orientation pack and start meeting other new students.

Location: The Hub

8.30am - 9.15am

Meet Victoria International staff and get oriented to Wellington and the University.

Location: MCLT103

9.15am - 9.45am

Join Phil Pithyou, Sergeant and Ethnic Liaison Coordinator at the Wellington Police, for a fun session about the role of the police in New Zealand and how they can help you.

Location: MCLT103

9.45am - 10.15am

Enjoy a snack and drink and have the opportunity to meet staff from services at the University.

Location: Maclaurin foyer

10.15am - 10.45am

Break into your faculty groups and take part in activities to get to know fellow students.

Location: MCLT103

10.45am - 11.30am

Hear from the Victoria International team about important information regarding your student visa and health insurance.

Location: MCLT103

11.30am - 12pm

Collect a voucher before you leave the room to purchase lunch on campus.

Location:

12pm - 12.45pm

Join the Student Learning team to pick up tips about how to work with your supervisor effectively and learn about how we do things in the New Zealand academic context.

Location: AM103

12.45pm - 3pm

Enjoy a campus tour with Vic Crew, learning about what services are on campus to support your study and who you can ask for help.

Location: Departing from Maclaurin foyer

3pm - 3.30pm

Friday 22 February (optional)

Enjoy a snack and drink and have the opportunity to mingle with other new students.

Location: Maclaurin foyer

10.30am - 11am

Meet with academic staff from the University to ask questions of what is expected of you at Victoria University.

Location: MCLT103

11am - 11.45am

Learn about New Zealand culture and history, how we do things in New Zealand and some kiwi slang.

Location: MCLT103

11.45am - 12.30pm

Bring your own lunch or buy on campus.

Location:

12.30pm - 1.30pm

Learn about Victoria's two leadership programmes - Victoria International Leadership Programme and Victoria Plus.

Location: MCLT103

1.30pm - 2pm

Meet with Victoria's Health and Counselling teams to learn about looking after yourself while you study.

Location: MCLT103

2pm - 2.30pm

Enjoy a city tour with Vic Crew, learning about what services are on campus to support your study and who you can ask for help.

Location: Departing from Maclaurin foyer

2.30pm - 4.00pm

Study Abroad and Exchange

Event days:

Tuesday | Wednesday |

Tuesday 26 February

Register, collect your orientation pack and have your passport copied.

Location: The Hub

8.30am - 9.15am

Meet Victoria International staff and get oriented to Wellington and the University.

Location: MCLT103

9.15am - 10am

Join Phil Pithyou, Sergeant and Ethnic Liaison Coordinator at the Wellington Police, for a fun session about the role of the police in New Zealand and how they can help you.

Location: MCLT103

10am - 10.30am

Enjoy a snack and drink and have the opportunity to meet staff from services at the University.

Location: Maclaurin foyer

10.30am - 11.15am

Break into groups and take part in activities to get to know fellow students.

Location: MCLT103

11.15am - 12pm

Collect a voucher before you leave the room to purchase lunch on campus.

Location:

12pm - 12.45pm

Break into groups to learn about your enrolment process and the steps to follow to complete enrolment.

Location: Rooms to be advised

12.45pm - 1.30pm

Complete your enrolment and have your Student ID photo taken.

Location: Rooms to be advised

1pm - 4pm

Wednesday 27 February (optional)

Meet with Student Learning to find out about the New Zealand academic system and the many resources they have for ongoing study support. Work with Vic Crew to work out your timetable, learn about myTools, Blackboard and your course outline.

Location: MCLT103

9.30am - 10.30am

Enjoy a snack and drink and have the opportunity to mingle with other new students.

Location: Maclaurin foyer

10.30am - 11am

Learn about Victoria's two leadership programmes - Victoria International Leadership Programme and Victoria Plus.

Location: MCLT103

11am - 11.30am

Learn about New Zealand culture and history, how we do things in New Zealand and some kiwi slang.

Location: MCLT103

11.30am - 12pm

See the New Student Orientation booklet in your orientation pack for more information.

Location:

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Other events

Event days:

Monday | Tuesday | Friday |

Monday 25 February - Friday 1 March

For more information, see the New Students Orientation booklet in your orientation pack or check out the link.

Location:

-

Friday 1 March

Join us for a free movie and snacks to watch 'The Hunt for the Wilderpeople'. A national manhunt is ordered for a rebellious kid and his foster uncle who go missing in the wild New Zealand bush.

Location: HMLT104

6pm start -

Friday 1 March

Meet with staff and services at the University for helpful information and tips about the support available to you and your family.

Location: MYLT632

2pm - 5pm

Tuesday 12 March

Join us for a traditional Maori pohiri at the Te Herenga Waka Marae. Meet in KKLT301 at 1 pm for a briefing before we walk to the marae where you will be welcomed by staff of the University. The pohiri will end with a talk about the marae and afternoon tea at 3.30pm.

Location: KKLT301

1pm - 3.30pm