Orientation timetable

View the New Students' Orientation timetable—figure out what events and workshops you need to attend so you don't miss out.

Monday 26 February

Come along and hear from current mature students, pick up study tips, network with other students and find out about our learning services. Optional IT session, library and campus tours to follow.

9-11am
HULT323, Hunter building

10-10.45am
The Hub

11am-12.45pm
Various (you'll be guided directly from the welcome in the Hub.)

Come down and grab your FREE VUWSA bag, diary and wallplanner.

11am-2pm
Tim Beaglehole Courtyard

1.30pm onwards
Memorial Theatre, Student Union building
1.30pm onwards
KKLT301 and 303, Kirk Building
1.30pm onwards
MCLT102, Maclaurin building
1.30pm onwards
MCLT103, Maclaurin building
1.30pm onwards
COLT122, Cotton building
1.30pm onwards
HMLT104, Hugh Mackenzie building
1.30pm onwards
HULT323, Hunter building
1.30pm onwards
HULT220, Hunter building
1.30pm onwards
HULT119, Hunter building
1.30pm onwards
MCLT101, Macluarin building

Formal session followed by an optional tour of the campus and refreshments.

3-5pm
HMLT205, Hugh Mackenzie building

5-8pm
MCLT103, Maclaurin building

For more information on tickets check out our Facebook page.

7pm to late
The Hunter Lounge, Student Union Building

Bring your timetable and find out where all your classes are and other key spots around the university.

10am-2pm
Kelburn: Level 2, the Hub (near Victoria Info Ihonui)
11am-1pm
Pipitea: Ground floor, Rutherford House (near Victoria Info Ihonui)
11am-1pm
Te Aro: Ground floor reception desk

10:30am
Depart from Victoria Info Ihonui, Level 2 Library entrance, the Hub
11:30am
Depart from Victoria Info Ihonui, Level 2 Library entrance, the Hub
12:30pm
Depart from Victoria Info Ihonui, Level 2 Library entrance, the Hub
1:30pm
Depart from Victoria Info Ihonui, Level 2 Library entrance, the Hub
2:30pm
Depart from Victoria Info Ihonui, Level 2 Library entrance, the Hub
Tuesday 27 February

Starts with breakfast and Student Services talks.

8.30am-3.30pm
AM102 and 104, Alan MacDiarmid building

General overview of Student IT, inlcudes practical session.

9-10am
KKLT301, Kirk building
11.30am-12.30pm
KKLT301, Kirk building
1-2pm
KKLT301, Kirk building
2-3pm
KKLT301, Kirk building

Official welcome, kai and whakawhanaungatanga.

10am-3.30pm
Te Herenga Waka Marae, 46 Kelburn Parade

A 45-minute session for new students, helping you get to know each other and Victoria.

10am onwards
Your hall will advise you where to go

You can attend either Smart Start or the other shorter Study Skills and Essay Writing workshops but not both.

10-10.45am
HULT323, Hunter building
2-2.45pm
HULT323, Hunter building

You can attend either Smart Start or the other shorter Study Skills and Essay Writing workshops but not both.

11-11.45am
HULT323, Hunter building

Come down and grab your FREE VUWSA bag, diary and wallplanner.

11am-2pm
Tim Beaglehole Courtyard

A student-led session covering leadership opportunities, volunteer work, clubs, sports, overseas exchanges and much more.

12-12.45pm
HULT119, Hunter building
3.30-4.15pm
HULT119, Hunter building

A social event to welcome students from refugee backgrounds.

12-2pm
KK001, Kirk building

Informal opportunity for all postgraduate students to meet their colleagues, grab a coffee and chat to their friendly PGSA representatives.

2.30-3.30pm
Vic Books, Rutherford House, Pipitea Campus

Come along and hear local Victoria talent and enjoy and afternoon of relaxed entertainment.

3-5pm
The Hub

Tickets for this event sell out quickly. For more information check out our Facebook page.

7pm to late
The Hunter Lounge, Student Union building

Bring your timetable and find out location all your classes are and other key spots around the university.

10am-2pm
Kelburn: Level 2, the Hub (near Victoria Info Ihonui)
11am-1pm
Pipitea: Ground floor, Rutherford House (near Victoria Info Ihonui)
11am-1pm
Te Aro: Ground floor reception desk

10.30am
Depart from Victoria Info Ihonui, Level 1 Library entrance, the Hub
11.30am
Depart from Victoria Info Ihonui, Level 1 Library entrance, the Hub
12.30pm
Depart from Victoria Info Ihonui, Level 1 Library entrance, the Hub
1.30pm
Depart from Victoria Info Ihonui, Level 1 Library entrance, the Hub
2.30pm
Depart from Victoria Info Ihonui, Level 1 Library entrance, the Hub

Meet up and walk down to the CBD for a tour of some hot spots around Wellington that are key to students.

11am-12pm
Depart from the Victoria Info Ihonui, Level 1, the Hub (note that this tour will finish in the CBD)
2-3pm
Depart from the Victoria Info Ihonui, Level 1, the Hub (note that this tour will finish in the CBD)
Wednesday 28 February

Starts with breakfast and a brief of the day's events.

8.30am-3:30pm
Te Herenga Waka Marae, 46 Kelburn Parade

Starts with breakfast and Student Services talks.

8.30am-3.30pm
AM102 and 104, Alan MacDiarmid building

You can attend either Smart Start or the other shorter Study Skills and Essay Writing workshops but not both.

9.30-10.15am
HULT323, Hunter building
11.30am-12.15pm
HULT323, Hunter building

10am-1pm
Lecture theatres 1 and 2, Te Aro campus

You can attend either Smart Start or the other shorter Study Skills and Essay Writing workshops but not both.

10.30-11.15am
HULT323, Hunter building

A student-led session covering leadership opportunities, volunteer work, clubs, sports, overseas exchanges and much more.

10.30-11.15am
HULT119, Hunter building
1-1.45pm
HULT119, Hunter building

General overview of Student IT, includes practical session.

11am-12noon
KKLT301, Kirk building
12.30-1.30pm
KKLT301, Kirk building
2-3pm
KKLT301, Kirk building
3.30-4.30pm
KKLT301, Kirk building

Come down and grab your FREE VUWSA bag, diary and wallplanner.

11am-2pm
Tim Beaglehole Courtyard

12-2pm
Krishna Food, rooftop courtyard, Kirk building

1.30-2.15pm
MC101, 102 and 103, Maclaurin building

2.30-3.15pm
MCLT102, Maclaurin building

2.30-4pm
COLT122, Cotton building

2.30-4pm
MC101 and 103, Maclaurin building

Come along to the first inter-hall competition of 2018. Check in with your hall about how to get involved.

3-6pm
Boyd-Wilson Field

A family friendly picnic for all students, their children and families. Come along and play games, meet friends, and relax. Non-alcoholic refreshments and games provided, bring picnic food.

4-7pm
Kelburn Park, Salamanca Road

For more information on tickets, check out our Facebook page.

7 to late
The Hunter Lounge, Student Union building

Bring your timetable and find out location all your classes are and other key spots around the university.

10am-2pm
Kelburn: Level 2, the Hub (near Victoria Info Ihonui)
11am-1pm
Pipitea: Ground floor, Rutherford House (near Victoria Info Ihonui)
11am-1pm
Te Aro: Ground floor reception desk

10:30am
Depart from Victoria Info Ihonui, Level 2 Library entrance, the Hub
11:30am
Depart from Victoria Info Ihonui, Level 2 Library entrance, the Hub
12:30pm
Depart from Victoria Info Ihonui, Level 2 Library entrance, the Hub
1:30pm
Depart from Victoria Info Ihonui, Level 2 Library entrance, the Hub
2:30pm
Depart from Victoria Info Ihonui, Level 2 Library entrance, the Hub

Meet up and walk down to the CBD for a tour of some hot spots around Wellington that are key to students.

11am-12pm
Depart from the Victoria Info Ihonui, Level 1, the Hub (note that this tour will finish in the CBD)
2-3pm
Depart from the Victoria Info Ihonui, Level 1, the Hub (note that this tour will finish in the CBD)
Thursday 1 March

Starts with breakfast and a brief of the day's events.

8.30am-3.30pm
Te Herenga Waka Marae, 46 Kelburn Parade

Starts with breakfast and Student Services talks.

8.30am-3.30pm
AM102 and 104, Alan MacDiarmid Building

9-11am
New Zealand School of Music (NZSM), Kelburn Campus

Half-day session to help get you started with your academic study and meet new people. You must register online.

9.30am-1pm
MCLT103, Maclaurin building

10am-1pm
Lecture Theatres 1 and 2, Te Aro campus

General overview of Student IT, includes practical session.

11am-12noon
KKLT301, Kirk building
3-4pm
KKLT301, Kirk building

Come down and grab your FREE VUWSA bag, diary and wallplanner.

11am-2pm
Tim Beaglehole Courtyard

A student-led session covering leadership opportunities, volunteer work, clubs, sports, overseas exchanges and much more.

11:30am-12:15pm
HULT119, Hunter building
12:30-1:15pm
HULT119, Hunter building
3:00-3:45pm
HULT119, Hunter building

Come along in groups of up to six and get your race code—you can complete the challenge any time before 5pm. Gold coin entry fee per person.

1-3.30pm (start any time within this timeframe)
The Hub (starting point)

1.30-2.30pm
KKLT303, Kirk building and MCLT101, 102 and 103 Maclaurin building

3-4pm
AM103, Alan MacDiarmid building

3-4pm
MCLT102 and 103 Maclaurin building

3-5pm
MCLT101, Maclaurin building

For more information on tickets, check out our Facebook page.

7pm to late
The Hunter Lounge, Student Union building

Bring your timetable and find out location all your classes are and other key spots around the university.

10am-2pm
Kelburn: Level 2, the Hub (near Victoria Info Ihonui)
11am-1pm
Pipitea: Ground floor, Rutherford House (near Victoria Info Ihonui)
11am-1pm
Te Aro: Ground floor reception desk

10:30am
Depart from Victoria Info Ihonui, Level 1 Library entrance, the Hub
11:30am
Depart from Victoria Info Ihonui, Level 1 Library entrance, the Hub
12:30pm
Depart from Victoria Info Ihonui, Level 1 Library entrance, the Hub
12:30pm
Depart from Victoria Info Ihonui, Level 1 Library entrance, the Hub
1:30pm
Depart from Victoria Info Ihonui, Level 1 Library entrance, the Hub
2:30pm
Depart from Victoria Info Ihonui, Level 1 Library entrance, the Hub

Meet up and walk down to the CBD for a tour of some hot spots around Wellington that are key to students.

11am-12pm
Depart from the Victoria Info Ihonui, Level 1, the Hub (note that this tour will finish in the CBD)
Friday 2 March

8.30-10.30am
Te Herenga Waka Marae, 46 Kelburn Parade

8.30-10.30am
AM102 and 104, Alan MacDiarmid building

10-10.45am
The Hub

General overview of Student IT, inlcudes practical session.

10-11am
KKLT301, Kirk building

Welcome to Victoria and welcome to Wellington! To wrap up your first week and get your excited about life at university, we invite you to come along to Kelburn Park to kick back, relax and enjoy the afternoon.

11am-3pm
Kelburn Park, Salamanca Road

For more information on tickets, check out our Facebook page.

7pm to late
The Hunter Lounge, Student Union building

10:30am
Depart from Victoria Info Ihonui, Level 1 Library entrance, the Hub
11:30am
Depart from Victoria Info Ihonui, Level 1 Library entrance, the Hub
12:30pm
Depart from Victoria Info Ihonui, Level 1 Library entrance, the Hub
12:30pm
Depart from Victoria Info Ihonui, Level 1 Library entrance, the Hub
1:30pm
Depart from Victoria Info Ihonui, Level 1 Library entrance, the Hub
2:30pm
Depart from Victoria Info Ihonui, Level 1 Library entrance, the Hub