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 (Auckland, Manawatū 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.

MBA information eveningMBA information evening
Tue 9 Jul 2019 - Extramural
MBA Information Evening
MBA information eveningMBA information evening
Wed 10 Jul 2019 - Extramural
Massey MBA information evening - Whanganui
Getting started with finding information from the LibraryGetting started with finding information from the Library
Mon 15 Jul 2019 - Extramural
An introduction to the Library home page and services, and finding a specific journal article and book (e.g. from a reading list).
Getting Started with Finding Information from the LibraryGetting Started with Finding Information from the Library
Mon 15 Jul 2019 - Extramural
An introduction to the Library home page and services, and finding a specific journal article and book (e.g. from a reading list).
Finding Information on my TopicFinding Information on my Topic
Tue 16 Jul 2019 - Extramural
Finding journal articles and books on a topic, using Discover.
More on Topic SearchingMore on Topic Searching
Tue 16 Jul 2019 - Extramural
Creating a search strategy and using article databases beyond Discover.
Finding Information on my TopicFinding Information on my Topic
Tue 16 Jul 2019 - Extramural
Finding journal articles and books on a topic, using Discover.
More on Topic SearchingMore on Topic Searching
Mon 22 Jul 2019 - Extramural
Creating a search strategy and using article databases beyond Discover.
Massey Business School China Alumni Conference 2019Massey Business School China Alumni Conference 2019
Sat 19 Oct 2019 - Extramural
Massey Business Shool China Alumni Conference 2019 will be held at Shenzhen China on 19th October 2019. All MBS Alumni are welcome! RSVP to Ping Peng

Distance students in the news

Taking life-long learning to a new degree
Friday 31 May 2019
Keeping his mind active, having an interest to fill his days and being able to contribute to conversations are among the benefits of studying in...
Germany is calling for young football star
Tuesday 28 May 2019
Bachelor of Sport Management student Paige Satchell has the world at her feet, literally! The soccer star is moving to Germany, to enter the world of...
From the slopes to the books and beyond
Thursday 9 May 2019
Three years ago, Olympic freestyle skier Beau-James Wells was forced to take a year off the snow after a serious injury to his knee. He decided to...
Opunake to Ecuador for BA grad and film-maker
Monday 28 January 2019
From a campaign to ban single-use plastics in a Taranaki seaside settlement to large-scale deforestation in Ecuador - Los Angeles-based Kiwi David...
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...

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