Orientation 2019

Your Orientation is designed to help prepare you for studying with us.  Please make your orientation a priority to attend.

Part of your Orientation includes an official welcome, pōwhiri, and a campus tour which will start at our beautiful Te Noho Kotahitanga Marae. To help you understand the protocols of our pōwhiri, and enjoy this very special experience, watch our step-by-step guide

Orientation Schedule

Find your programme orientation below, if your programme is not listed or has already been, please refer to your timetable for your first day of class. 

International students are also required to attend the International Welcome, for more information visit the International Welcome page.

Please make sure to check here regularly for your full orientation schedule.

Certificate (including National & New Zealand Certificate)

Programme Date
Certificate in Applied Technology 1pm, Mon 18 Feb
Certificate of University Preparation (Level 4) Monday, 25 February
New Zealand Certificate in Animal Care (Companion Animal) 10am, Thurs 21 Feb
New Zealand Certificate in Animal Management (Canine Behaviour and Training) Thursday, 21 February
New Zealand Certificate in Animal Management (Captive Wild Animals) 10am, Thurs 21 Feb
New Zealand Certificate in Animal Management (Companion Animals) Thursday, 21 February
New Zealand Certificate in Animal Technology (Veterinary Nursing Assistant) - Distance Monday, 11 February
New Zealand Certificate in Animal Technology (Veterinary Nursing Assistant) - Onsite Thursday, 21 February
New Zealand Certificate in Animal Welfare Investigations 10am, Mon 18 Feb
New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Level 3) 1pm, Mon 18 Feb
New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Electrical Engineering (Level 4) 1pm, Mon 18 Feb
New Zealand Certificate in Carpentry 1pm, Mon 18 Feb
New Zealand Certificate in Construction Related Trades (Main Contract Supervision) 1pm, Mon 18 Feb
New Zealand Certificate in Construction Related Trades (Supervisor) 1pm, Mon 18 Feb
New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills (Allied Trades) 1pm, Mon 18 Feb
New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills (Joinery) 1pm, Mon 18 Feb
New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills (Carpentry) 1pm, Mon 18 Feb
New Zealand Certificate in Drainlaying 1pm, Mon 18 Feb
New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Engineering (Level 3) Tuesday, 19 February
New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Level 3) (Applied) Tuesday, 26 February
New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Level 3) (General) Tuesday, 26 February
New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Level 4) (Academic) Tuesday, 26 February
New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Level 5) (Academic) Tuesday, 26 February
New Zealand Certificate in Exercise Monday, 25 February
New Zealand Certificate in Gasfitting 1pm, Tues 19 Feb
New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing - Mental Health and Addiction Support 10am, Mon 18 Feb
New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture Services (Landscape Design) Tuesday, 26 February
New Zealand Certificate in Information and Technology Essentials Thursday, 21 February
New Zealand Certificate in Language Teaching Tuesday, 26 February
New Zealand Certificate in Light Automotive Engineering (Level 4) 1pm, Mon 18 Feb
New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Level 3) 10am, Tues 19 Feb
New Zealand Certificate in Plumbing 1pm, Tues 19 Feb
New Zealand Certificate in Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying 1pm, Tues 19 Feb
New Zealand Certificate in Skills for Living and Working  
New Zealand Certificate in Sport and Recreation (Community Development) Monday, 25 February
New Zealand Certificate in Sport Coaching Monday, 25 February
New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3) Monday, 25 February
New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) - Art and Design Monday, 25 February
New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) - Business and Communications Monday, 25 February
New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) - Screen Arts, Acting, and Technical Production Monday, 25 February

Diploma (including New Zealand Diploma)

Programme Date
Diploma in Contemporary Music Monday, 25 February
New Zealand Diploma in Interior Design - Residential Tuesday, 26 February
New Zealand Diploma in Interior Design - Commercial Tuesday, 26 February
New Zealand Diploma in Architectural Technology Tuesday, 19 February
New Zealand Diploma in Business - Accounting Thursday, 21 February
New Zealand Diploma in Business - Leadership and Management Thursday, 21 February
New Zealand Diploma in Construction - Construction Management Tuesday, 19 February
New Zealand Diploma in Construction - Quantity Surveying Tuesday, 19 February
New Zealand Diploma in Information Systems (Level 5) Thursday, 21 February
New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Civil) Tuesday, 19 February
New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Electrical) Tuesday, 19 February
New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Electronic) Tuesday, 19 February
New Zealand Diploma in Landscape (Design) Tuesday, 26 February
New Zealand Diploma in Sport, Recreation and Exercise (Multi-Sector) Monday, 25 February
New Zealand Diploma in Surveying Tuesday, 19 February
New Zealand Diploma in Veterinary Nursing - Onsite Friday, 22 February

Bachelor

Programme Date
Bachelor of Applied Science (Animal Management and Welfare) Thursday, 21 February
Bachelor of Applied Science (Biodiversity Management) Thursday, 21 February
Bachelor of Applied Science (Human Biology) 10am, Mon 18 Feb
Bachelor of Applied Technology - Building 1pm, Tues 19 Feb
Bachelor of Applied Technology - Automotive Engineering Tuesday, 19 February
Bachelor of Applied Technology - Transport Management Tuesday, 19 February
Bachelor of Architectural Studies Tuesday, 26 February
Bachelor of Business - Accountancy Thursday, 21 February
Bachelor of Business - Finance Thursday, 21 February
Bachelor of Business - Management Thursday, 21 February
Bachelor of Computing Systems Thursday, 21 February
Bachelor of Construction - Construction Management Tuesday, 19 February
Bachelor of Construction - Property Development Tuesday, 19 February
Bachelor of Construction - Construction Economics Tuesday, 19 February
Bachelor of Creative Enterprise Monday, 25 February
Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil) Tuesday, 19 February
Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Electrical) Tuesday, 19 February
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture Tuesday, 26 February
Bachelor of Nursing Friday, 8 February
Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts - Acting Monday, 25 February
Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts - Dancing Monday, 25 February
Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts - Production Design and Mangement Monday, 25 February
Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts - Screen Monday, 25 February
Bachelor of Social Practice 10am, Mon 18 Feb
Bachelor of Sport 10am, Tues 26 Feb
Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) Monday, 25 February

Graduate Certificate & Diploma, Postgraduate, and Master

Programme Date
Graduate Certificate in Professional Accountancy Thursday, 21 February
Graduate Diploma in Business - Human Resource Management Thursday, 21 February
Graduate Diploma in Business - Operations Management Thursday, 21 February
Graduate Diploma in Computing Thursday, 21 February
Graduate Diploma in Construction Project Management Tuesday, 19 February
Graduate Diploma in Professional Accountancy Thursday, 21 February
Master of Applied Practice  
Master of Applied Practice (Clinical Research) 10am, Mon 18 Feb
Master of Applied Practice (Health Science) 10am, Mon 18 Feb
Master of Applied Practice (Professional Accounting) Thursday, 21 February
Master of Applied Practice (Social Science) 10am, Mon 18 Feb
Master of Architecture Tuesday, 26 February
Master of Architecture (Professional) Tuesday, 26 February
Master of Business Thursday, 21 February
Master of Computing Thursday, 21 February
Master of Creative Practice 3pm, Mon 25 Feb
Master of Landscape Architecture Tuesday, 26 February
Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Practice  
Postgraduate Certificate in Creative Practice 3pm, Mon 25 Feb
Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Practice  
Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Practice (Clinical Research) 10am, Mon 18 Feb
Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Practice (Clinical Research) 10am, Mon 18 Feb
Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Practice (Health Science) 10am, Mon 18 Feb
Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Practice (Social Practice) 10am, Mon 18 Feb
Postgraduate Diploma in Business Thursday, 21 February
Postgraduate Diploma in Computing Thursday, 21 February
Postgraduate Diploma in Creative Practice Monday, 25 February

 


Your first class & finding your timetable

Make sure you check your timetable, via your Student Portal (Myportal), to find out when your first class is. To find out how to do this, visit our How to Find Your Timetable page.  

Go to How to Find Your Timetable page

Go to Student Portal (MyPortal)

Still need help?

Student Central (Te Pae Kōrero) is your first point of contact for all programme enquiries and enrolments, call 0800 10 95 10, email study@unitec.ac.nz, or chat to our advisors face-to-face on campus.