Distance learning events and news

Workshops, open days, and other events

  • Each of the Massey campuses offers a range of career-related events which are available to distance students. For details see the Careers web pages.

  • Each of the main campuses (Albany, Manawatu and Wellington) run on-campus days for distance students. The programme is specifically designed for you and provides you with an opportunity to learn about Massey University and meet fellow students. All distance students are welcome to attend these days. See Orientation programmes for dates and venues.

  • Online and on-campus workshops help distance students study effectively, and develop assignment writing skills, reading skills, referencing skills, and exam skills. For further information see workshops.

  • Massey University hosts many open days, education fairs and other events during the year, offering current and future students the chance to speak with our Student Recruitment Advisers.

Additional events

Other events relevant to distance students include the following. If nothing is displayed there are no upcoming events.

Distance students in the news

BA students behind plastic-free Opunake
Thursday 22 November 2018
It's almost the last straw for Opunake where residents will say good riddance to single-use plastics. The Taranaki coastal settlement could soon...
Lecturers awarded for going the distance
Thursday 15 November 2018
Distance learning can be challenging for student and lecturer because of - well - distance. But distance students have heaped praise on their...
Ambassador’s award for Japanese language student
Tuesday 12 June 2018
Learning another language not only teaches you how to communicate with people of another culture but makes you more tolerant and understanding of...
Distance learning success and a real pipe dream
Wednesday 6 June 2018
When Hamish Dick was offered the chance to play bagpipes competitively in Scotland, he couldn't say no. The newly capped Bachelor of Arts graduate...
Massey student wins inaugural health and safety scholarship
Wednesday 23 May 2018
First year health sciences student Kelcie Mills has picked up a $15,000 Zespri scholarship, thanks to her commitment to safer, more healthy...
Nights with Frankenstein – juggling BA and family
Monday 21 May 2018
Writing an internationally acclaimed essay on the feminist themes of gothic novel Frankenstein may not be typical of how mothers spend precious...
Scholarship for sustainability-focused students
Friday 23 March 2018
A new Massey scholarship made possible by Air New Zealand, is aiming to support undergraduate students who have a passion for sustainability.
Basic prep helps mature students avoid culture shock
Wednesday 24 January 2018
Mature students need to be better prepared for the expectations, language, culture and technological demands of academia before they set foot in a...
Family honours achievement at graduation
Monday 4 December 2017
A Certificate of Arts presented posthumously to a former student, the late Mary Vella, was a special occasion for her extended family, who attended...
Social work student relishes rare opportunity in Thailand
Friday 1 December 2017
Bachelor of Social Work student Courtney Cray was one of more than 900 students from around the globe at the 8th University Scholar Leadership...

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