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UCOL Whanganui Pōwhiri & Orientation

UCOL Whanganui Campus. Opens Mon 17 Feb, 9.30am


UCOL campuses are organising pōwhiri and orientation activities to welcome new students and staffs. Here are the orientation week events at the Whanganui campus.

Monday 17 February - Powhiri
Location: Pakaitore (Moutoa Gardens)
Time:  Meet at 9.30am, pōwhiri starts at 10am

The pōwhiri is how we welcome new students and staff to campus. New students and staff are to assemble in the Atrium at 9.30am to prepare for the pōwhiri at 10am. Returning students and staff meet at Pakaitore at 9.30am. The pōwhiri will be followed by shared kai in the Atrium.

Tuesday 18 February - Chill Out Tuesday
Location: The Forecourt
Time: 12pm-1pm

Chill Out Tuesday is great opportunity to get to know your classmates and make new friends on campus. Join us for a BBQ lunch, live music, and our ‘Matched Pair’ competition – find the other student on campus with a matching card and win a prize.

Wednesday 19 February - Community Connect Mini Mall
Location: The Atrium
Time: 11am-2pm

All our students benefit from a huge amount of support, not just from inside UCOL but outside as well. Come and meet some of the community organisations and UCOL team members who will help support you during your time at UCOL. Includes free food, games, prizes and giveaways.

Thursday 20 February - Clubs and Games Arcade
Location: The Atrium
Time: 11am-2pm

Collect an arcade card and make your way around the booths to learn about clubs and student groups, regular student activities, and workshops. Claim a stamp at each booth to fill up your arcade card to receive a free lunch. We’ll also have some games for you to unleash your competitive side.

17 - 20 Feb

UCOL Whanganui Campus

Monday 17 February, 9.30am, Pakaitore (Moutoa Gardens)
Tuesday 18 February, 12pm-1pm, The Forecourt
Wednesday 19 February, 11am-2pm, The Atrium
Thursday 20 February, 11am-2pm, The Atrium

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