UCOL campuses are organising pōwhiri and orientation activities to welcome new students and staff. Here are the orientation week events at the Manawatū campus.
Pōwhiri/Welcome - Monday 26 July
Location: Atrium (Meet on the grass area at the Princess Street entrance)
The pōwhiri is how we welcome new students to the UCOL whānau and returning students to campus.
Understanding Pōwhiri at UCOL
Pōwhiri is an opportunity for UCOL to welcome all students to our institution formally. This document outlines the Powhiri at UCOL and its significance.
Meet and Greet BBQ - Monday 26 July
Enjoy free BBQ lunch.
Student Success Day - Tuesday 27 July
The Student Success team offers a range of services to assist you with your studies and life as a student. Meet the team and find out how they can help you live your best life at UCOL. Plus, we’ll have free chip butties for lunch and a visit from our furry friends from Canine Friends Pet Therapy.
Community Connect! - Wednesday 28 July
Manawatū has so many great organisations that can assist you during your time as a student. Find out what’s available in the community and grab a free burger for lunch.
Winter Warmer - Thursday 29 July
Warm up with some games and challenges. We’ll have prizes up for grabs, and you can help yourself to a free cup of hot soup.
Friday Pie Day - Friday 30 July
Finish off the week with a live Quiz and enjoy free pies.
26 - 30 Jul
UCOL Manawatū Campus
Mon 26 Jul 9am-10am
Tue 27 Jul to Wed 28 Jul 12pm-1pm