Orientation timetable

Use the New Students' Orientation timetable to figure out what events and workshops are going on throughout the week—there's something for everyone.

Monday 25 Feb

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.

9.00-11.00 am

HULT323, Hunter building

10.30-11.30 am

The Hub

11.45 am-12.30 pm

Various (you will be advised at the WGTN Hall Welcome)

Meet other students from your area of study, explore the Kelburn campus, and get to know Wellington.

1.30 pm onwards

Architecture and Design - TTRLT1, Te Toki a Rata building

1.30pm onwards

Arts/Music/Teaching - KKLT301 and KKLT303, Kirk building

1.30pm onwards

Biomedical Science - MCLT102, Maclaurin building

1.30pm onwards

Commerce and Tourism - MCLT103, Maclaurin building

1.30pm onwards

Engineering and Computer Science - COLT122, Cotton building

1.30pm onwards

Health, HMLT104 - Hugh Mackenzie building

1.30pm onwards

Law and Arts - HULT323, Hunter building

1.30pm onwards

Law and Commerce - HULT220, Hunter building

1.30pm onwards

Law and Science - HULT119, Hunter building

1.30pm onwards

Science - MCLT101, Maclaurin building

Formal session followed by refreshments.

3-5 pm

HMLT205, Hugh Mackenzie building

5-8 pm

MCLT103, Maclaurin building

7 pm until late

The Hunter Lounge, Student Union building

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

10 am-2 pm (40-60 minutes)

Kelburn campus - depart from information pod, level 1, the Hub

11 am-1 pm (20-30 minutes)

Pipitea campus - depart near Victoria info ihonui desk, ground floor, Rutherford House

11 am-1 pm (20-30 minutes)

Te Aro - depart near ground floor reception desk

10.30 am (20 minutes)

Kelburn campus - depart from Victoria info ihonui, level 2 the Hub

11.30 am (20 minutes)

Kelburn campus - depart from Victoria info ihonui, level 2 the Hub

12.30 pm (20 minutes)

Kelburn campus - depart from Victoria info ihonui, level 2 the Hub

1.30 pm (20 minutes)

Kelburn campus - depart from Victoria info ihonui, level 2 the Hub

2.30 pm (20 minutes)

Kelburn campus - depart from Victoria info ihonui, level 2 the Hub

Visit anytime during opening hours. Drop in tours available. Always free entry.

9 am-5 pm

Adam Art Gallery, Kelburn campus, next to Student Union building
Tuesday 26 Feb

Starts with breakfast and Student Services talks.

8.30 am-3.30 pm

AM102 and AM104, Alan MacDiarmid building

General overview of student IT, includes practical session.

9-10 am

KKLT301, Kirk building

1-2 pm

KKLT301, Kirk building

2-3 pm

KKLT301, Kirk building

Attend if you haven't registered for Smart Start.

10-10.45 am

HULT323, Hunter building

2-2.45 pm

HULT323, Hunter building

10 am onwards

Your hall will advise you

Meet at the waharoa

10 am-3.30 pm

Te Herenga Waka marae, 46 Kelburn Parade

Attend if you haven't registered for Smart Start.

11-11.45 am

HULT323, Hunter building

A social event to welcome students from refugee backgrounds.

2-3 pm

KK001, Kirk building

Come along and win some great prizes with WGTN Hall geocaching.

12 noon-1pm

The Hub

Tickets for this event sell out quickly.

7 pm until late

The Hunter Lounge

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

10 am-2 pm (40-60 minutes)

Kelburn campus - depart from information pod, level 1, the Hub

11 am-1 pm (20-30 minutes)

Pipitea campus - depart near Victoria info ihonui desk, ground floor, Rutherford House

11 am-1 pm (20-30 minutes)

Te Aro - depart near ground floor reception desk

10.30 am (20 minutes)

Kelburn campus - depart from Victoria info ihonui, level 2 the Hub

11.30 am (20 minutes)

Kelburn campus - depart from Victoria info ihonui, level 2 the Hub

12.30 pm (20 minutes)

Kelburn campus - depart from Victoria info ihonui, level 2 the Hub

1.30 pm (20 minutes)

Kelburn campus - depart from Victoria info ihonui, level 2 the Hub

2.30 pm (20 minutes)

Kelburn campus - depart from Victoria info ihonui, level 2 the Hub

Meet up and walk down to the CBD for a tour of some key student hot spots around Wellington. Tours finish in the CBD.

11 am-12 noon

Kelburn campus - depart from information pod, level 1, the Hub

2-3 pm

Kelburn campus - depart from information pod, level 1, the Hub

Visit anytime during opening hours. Drop in tours available. Always free entry.

9 am-5 pm

Adam Art Gallery, Kelburn campus, next to Student Union building

10.30-10.45 am

Recreation centre - meet by the table tennis tables next to reception

2.30-2.45 pm

Recreation centre - meet by the table tennis tables next to reception
Wednesday 27 Feb

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

8.30 am-3.30 pm

Te Herenga Waka marae, 46 Kelburn Parade

Starts with breakfast and Student Services talks.

8.30 am-3.30 pm

AM102 and AM104, Alan MacDiarmid building

An information session hosted by Student Learning to start postgraduate study.

9.30-11 am

TTR104, Te Toki a Rata building

9.30-10.30 am

AM103, Alan MacDiarmid building

Attend if you haven't registered for Smart Start.

9.30-10.15 am

HULT323, Hunter building

11.30 am-12.15 pm

HULT323, Hunter building

10 am-1 pm

Lecture theatres 1 and 2, Te Aro campus (139 Vivian Street)

General overview of student IT, includes practical session.

11 am-12 noon

KKLT301, Kirk building

1-2 pm

KKLT301, Kirk building

Attend if you haven't registered for Smart Start.

10.30-11.15 am

HULT323, Hunter building

12.30-1.15 pm

HULT323, Hunter building

Find out how to enhance your university experience and leadership skills outside your study.

11am-11.45 am

HULT119, Hunter building

1-1.45 pm

HULT119, Hunter building

A session for new postgraduate and mature students. Content warning: topics could include sexual harassment and bullying on campus.

11am-12 noon

TTR104, Te Toki a Rata building

12 noon-2 pm

The Hub

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

12 noon-2 pm

The Hub

2-3 pm

COLT122, Cotton building

2.15 pm-3 pm

MCLT101, MCLT102, and MCLT103, Maclaurin building

3.15-4.45 pm

TTR205, Te Toki a Rata building

3.15-4.45 pm

MCLT101, MCLT102, and MCLT103, Maclaurin building

7.30 pm until late

The Hunter Lounge, Student Union building

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

10 am-2 pm (40-60 minutes)

Kelburn campus - depart from information pod, level 1, the Hub

11 am-1 pm (20-30 minutes)

Pipitea campus - depart near Victoria info ihonui desk, ground floor, Rutherford House

11 am-1 pm (20-30 minutes)

Te Aro - depart near ground floor reception desk

10.30 am (20 minutes)

Kelburn campus - depart from Victoria info ihonui, level 2 the Hub

11.30 am (20 minutes)

Kelburn campus - depart from Victoria info ihonui, level 2 the Hub

12.30 pm (20 minutes)

Kelburn campus - depart from Victoria info ihonui, level 2 the Hub

1.30 pm (20 minutes)

Kelburn campus - depart from Victoria info ihonui, level 2 the Hub

2.30 pm (20 minutes)

Kelburn campus - depart from Victoria info ihonui, level 2 the Hub

Meet up and walk down to the CBD for a tour of some key student hot spots around Wellington. Tours finish in the CBD.

11 am-12 noon

Kelburn campus - depart from information pod, level 1, the Hub

2-3 pm

Kelburn campus - depart from information pod, level 1, the Hub

Visit anytime during opening hours. Drop in tours available. Always free entry.

9 am-5 pm

Adam Art Gallery, Kelburn campus, next to Student Union building

10.30-10.45 am

Recreation centre - meet by the table tennis tables next to reception

2.30-2.45 pm

Recreation centre - meet by the table tennis tables next to reception

1.45-2 pm

Language Learning Centre, VZ004, von Zedlitz building
Thursday 28 Feb

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

8.30 am-3.30 pm

Te Herenga Waka marae, 46 Kelburn Parade

Starts with breakfast and Student Services talks.

8.30 am-3.30 pm

AM102 and AM104, Alan MacDiarmid building

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

9.30 am-1 pm

MCLT103, Maclaurin building

10 am-1 pm

Lecture theatres 1 and 2, Te Aro campus (139 Vivian Street)

General overview of student IT, includes practical session.

11 am-12 noon

KKLT301, Kirk building

3-4 pm

KKLT301, Kirk building

Find out how to enhance your university experience and leadership skills outside your study.

11.30 am-12.15 pm

HULT119, Hunter building

12.30-1.15 pm

HULT119, Hunter building

3-3.45 pm

HULT119, Hunter building

12 noon-1.30 pm

The Hub

1-2 pm

MCLT101, MCLT102, and MCLT103, Maclaurin building, TTRLT1, Te Toki a Rata building

2-3 pm

AM103, Alan MacDiarmid building

2-3 pm

MCLT102 and MCLT103, Maclaurin building

A treasure hunt for postgraduate students and their families.

4-5 pm

Kelburn campus - meet in Tim Beaglehole Courtyard

7.30 pm until late

Pipitea Marae, 55-59 Thorndon Quay, Pipitea, Wellington

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

10 am-2 pm (40-60 minutes)

Kelburn campus - depart from information pod, level 1, the Hub

11 am-1 pm (20-30 minutes)

Pipitea campus - depart near Victoria info ihonui desk, ground floor, Rutherford House

11 am-1 pm (20-30 minutes)

Te Aro - depart near ground floor reception desk

10.30 am (20 minutes)

Kelburn campus - depart from Victoria info ihonui, level 2 the Hub

11.30 am (20 minutes)

Kelburn campus - depart from Victoria info ihonui, level 2 the Hub

12.30 pm (20 minutes)

Kelburn campus - depart from Victoria info ihonui, level 2 the Hub

1.30 pm (20 minutes)

Kelburn campus - depart from Victoria info ihonui, level 2 the Hub

2.30 pm (20 minutes)

Kelburn campus - depart from Victoria info ihonui, level 2 the Hub

Visit anytime during opening hours. Drop in tours available. Always free entry.

9 am-5 pm

Adam Art Gallery, Kelburn campus, next to Student Union building

10.30-10.45 am

Recreation centre - meet by the table tennis tables next to reception

2.30-2.45 pm

Recreation centre - meet by the table tennis tables next to reception

1.45-2 pm

Language Learning Centre, VZ004, von Zedlitz building
Friday 1 Mar

8.30-10.30 am

Te Herenga Waka marae, 46 Kelburn Parade

8.30-10.30 am

AM102 and AM104, Alan MacDiarmid building

Interact with fellow students and participate to win prizes. For postgraduate and mature students and their families.

9.30-10.30 am

Milk and Honey, Kelburn campus

General overview of student IT, includes practical session.

10-11 am

KKLT301, Kirk building

11 am-3 pm

Kelburn Park, Salamanca Road

7.30 pm until late

The Hunter Lounge, Student Union building

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

10 am-2 pm (40-60 minutes)

Kelburn campus - depart from information pod, level 1, the Hub

11 am-1 pm (20-30 minutes)

Pipitea campus - depart near Victoria info ihonui desk, ground floor, Rutherford House

11 am-1 pm (20-30 minutes)

Te Aro - depart near ground floor reception desk

10.30 am (20 minutes)

Kelburn campus - depart from Victoria info ihonui, level 2 the Hub

11.30 am (20 minutes)

Kelburn campus - depart from Victoria info ihonui, level 2 the Hub

12.30 pm (20 minutes)

Kelburn campus - depart from Victoria info ihonui, level 2 the Hub

1.30 pm (20 minutes)

Kelburn campus - depart from Victoria info ihonui, level 2 the Hub

2.30 pm (20 minutes)

Kelburn campus - depart from Victoria info ihonui, level 2 the Hub

Meet up and walk down to the CBD for a tour of some key student hot spots around Wellington. Tours finish in the CBD.

11 am-12 noon

Kelburn campus - depart from information pod, level 1, the Hub

2-3 pm

Kelburn campus - depart from information pod, level 1, the Hub

Visit anytime during opening hours. Drop in tours available. Always free entry.

9 am-5 pm

Adam Art Gallery, Kelburn campus, next to Student Union building