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

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...
Rethinking health care for long-term illnesses
Thursday 23 November 2017
It is not uncommon for people suffering from long-term health conditions to be affected by more than one serious illness.
Massey medal for scholar of multiple talents
Tuesday 21 November 2017
Sociologist and Professor Emeritus Graeme Fraser landed at Massey in 1967, a few years after the provincial agricultural college became a university.
Migrant and political stories of Latino music
Tuesday 4 July 2017
It's famously seen as a melancholic, darkly passionate dance of Argentina, but tango is also a story of migration and social upheaval. It is one of...
Massey-China language centre to drive Mandarin momentum
Thursday 18 May 2017
The development of innovative online Chinese language programmes for learners across the Pacific region is at the heart of a new partnership between...
Japan’s good old days airbrushed to cartoonish perfection
Wednesday 19 April 2017
Always: Sunset on Third Street 3 is being screened early next month at Massey's Auckland campus, concluding the film trilogy which has garnered a...
Panama musician in Spanish-Māori fusion
Thursday 2 March 2017
Rómulo Castro strums and sings softly in Spanish under the shady trees at the Manawatū campus about bringing stories from the Caribbean to the...

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