Orientation Trimester 2

(Porirua & Te Auaha campuses)

We have a range of activities to help new students get to know our campus, staff, and make new friends. 



Monday 16th July, 11am, Atrium, Porirua Campus

Join us for our Pōwhiri to officially welcome new students to Whitireia. Celebrate the beginning of your relationship with us and the start of your study journey. 


Student Support Services Expo:

Monday 16th July, 12pm - 1pm, Atrium, Porirua Campus
Monday 23rd July, 12pm - 1pm, Atrium, Porirua Campus

Students get to participate in fun activities while meeting the team Student Support Services Team (Finance Advisor, Nurse, Maori Engagement Advisor, Pacific Engagement Advisor, Engagement Advisors, Library, Academic Support, Student Advocate, ICT & Online). 


External Agency Expo:

Monday 24th July, 12pm - 1pm, Porirua Campus

Join us and various organisations, community groups, support services and businesses who can support during your learning journey. 


Meet Some Mates:

Wednesday 18th July, 12pm - 1pm, Atrium, Porirua Campus

This is an Orientation activity that, not unlike speed dating – gives you the opportunity to meet a variety of students from all over the campus. Only takes 25 minutes, you’ll meet seven new people and go in the draw to win a prize. 


Get Involved & Sausage Sizzle:

Thursday 19th July, Atrium, 12pm - 1pm, Porirua Campus

‘Get Involved’ is about showing you what’s available on campus (activities, groups, teams, council, student voice and clubs) as well as an opportunity to put your ideas forward about what you would like to see on campus. Grab some lunch and ‘Get Involved’!


Lunch & DJs:

Thursday 26th July, 12 - 1pm, Atrium, Porirua Campus

Come along and enjoy some lunch and see our DJs in action. 


If you have any queries about Orientation please do not hesitate to contact our Orientation team at orientation@whitireia.ac.nz