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. 

Please note:

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

Certificate

Programme Date
Certificate in Liaison Interpreting
Orientation schedule
Tuesday, 23 July
Certificate of University Preparation (Level 4)
Orientation schedule
Monday, 22 July
New Zealand Certificate in Animal Care (Companion Animal)
Orientation pōwhiri/campus tour starts at the marae at 10am
Thursday, 18 July
New Zealand Certificate in Animal Management (Canine Behaviour and Training)
Orientation pōwhiri/campus tour starts at the marae at 10am
Thursday, 18 July
New Zealand Certificate in Animal Management (Captive Wild Animals)
Orientation pōwhiri/campus tour starts at the marae at 10am
Thursday, 18 July
New Zealand Certificate in Animal Management (Companion Animals)
Orientation pōwhiri/campus tour starts at the marae at 10am
Thursday, 18 July
New Zealand Certificate in Animal Technology (Veterinary Nursing Assistant) - Distance
Orientation pōwhiri/campus tour starts at the marae at 10am
Thursday, 18 July
New Zealand Certificate in Animal Technology (Veterinary Nursing Assistant) - Onsite
Orientation pōwhiri/campus tour starts at the marae at 10am
Thursday, 18 July
New Zealand Certificate in Animal Welfare Investigations
Orientation pōwhiri/campus tour starts at the marae at 10am
Thursday, 18 July
New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Engineering (Level 3)
Orientation pōwhiri/campus tour starts at the marae at 1pm Orientation schedule
Monday, 15 July
New Zealand Certificate in Automotive Electrical Engineering (Level 4)
Orientation pōwhiri/campus tour starts at the marae at 1pm
Monday, 15 July
New Zealand Certificate in Carpentry
Orientation pōwhiri/campus tour starts at the marae at 1pm Orientation schedule Tools list
Monday, 15 July
New Zealand Certificate in Construction Related Trades (Main Contract Supervision)
Orientation pōwhiri/campus tour starts at the marae at 1pm Orientation schedule Tools list
Monday, 15 July
New Zealand Certificate in Construction Related Trades (Supervisor)
Orientation pōwhiri/campus tour starts at the marae at 1pm Orientation schedule Tools list
Monday, 15 July
New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills - Allied Trades
Orientation pōwhiri/campus tour starts at the marae at 1pm  Orientation schedule Tools list
Monday, 15 July
New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills - Joinery 
Orientation pōwhiri/campus tour starts at the marae at 1pm Orientation schedule Tools list
Monday, 15 July
New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills - Carpentry
Orientation pōwhiri/campus tour starts at the marae at 1pm Orientation schedule Tools list
Monday, 15 July
New Zealand Certificate in Drainlaying
Orientation pōwhiri/campus tour starts at the marae at 1pm
Monday, 15 July
New Zealand Certificate in Electrical Engineering (Level 3)
Orientation schedule
Tuesday, 16 July
New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Level 3) (Applied)
Orientation schedule
Tuesday 23 July
New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Level 3) (General)
Orientation schedule
Tuesday, 23 July
New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Level 4) (Academic)
Orientation schedule
Tuesday, 23 July
New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Level 5) (Academic)
Orientation schedule
Tuesday, 23 July
New Zealand Certificate in Exercise
Orientation schedule
Monday, 22 July
New Zealand Certificate in Gasfitting
Orientation pōwhiri/campus tour starts at the marae at 1pm
Monday, 15 July
New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing - Mental Health and Addiction Support
Orientation schedule
Monday, 15 July
New Zealand Certificate in Horticulture Services (Landscape Design)
Orientation schedule
Monday, 22 July
New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology (Essentials)
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 18 July
New Zealand Certificate in Language Teaching
Orientation schedule
Tuesday, 23 July
New Zealand Certificate in Light Automotive Engineering (Level 4)
Orientation pōwhiri/campus tour starts at the marae at 1pm
Monday, 15 July
New Zealand Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Level 3)
Orientation pōwhiri/campus tour starts at the marae at 1pm
Monday, 15 July
New Zealand Certificate in Plumbing
Orientation pōwhiri/campus tour starts at the marae at 1pm
Monday, 15 July
New Zealand Certificate in Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying
Orientation pōwhiri/campus tour starts at the marae at 1pm
Monday, 15 July
New Zealand Certificate in Skills for Living and Working  (Part-time)
Orientation pōwhiri/campus tour starts at the marae at 10am
Monday, 22 July
New Zealand Certificate in Sport and Recreation (Community Development)
Orientation schedule
Monday, 22 July
New Zealand Certificate in Sport Coaching
Orientation schedule
Monday, 22 July
New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3)
Orientation schedule
Monday, 22 July
New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) - Art and Design
Orientation schedule
Monday, 22 July
New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) - Business and Communications
Orientation schedule
Monday, 22 July
New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) - Screen Arts, Acting, and Technical Production
Orientation schedule
Monday, 22 July

Diploma

Programme Date
New Zealand Diploma in Interior Design - Residential
Please refer to your first timetabled class
Monday, 22 July
New Zealand Diploma in Interior Design - Commercial
Please refer to your first timetabled class
Monday, 22 July
New Zealand Diploma in Architectural Technology
Orientation schedule
Tuesday, 16 July
New Zealand Diploma in Business - Accounting
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 18 July
New Zealand Diploma in Business - Leadership and Management
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 18 July
New Zealand Diploma in Construction
Orientation schedule
Tuesday, 16 July
New Zealand Diploma in Information Systems (Level 5)
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 18 July
New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Civil)
Orientation schedule
Tuesday, 16 July
New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Electrical)
Orientation schedule
Tuesday, 16 July
New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Electronic)
Orientation schedule
Tuesday, 16 July
New Zealand Diploma in Landscape (Design)
Orientation schedule
Monday, 22 July
New Zealand Diploma in Sport, Recreation and Exercise (Multi-Sector) - Coaching Pathway
Orientation schedule
Monday, 22 July
New Zealand Diploma in Sport, Recreation and Exercise (Multi-Sector) - Community Sport and Recreation Pathway
Orientation schedule
Monday, 22 July
New Zealand Diploma in Sport, Recreation and Exercise (Multi-Sector) - Exercise Pathway
Orientation schedule
Monday, 22 July
New Zealand Diploma in Surveying
Orientation schedule
Tuesday, 16 July
New Zealand Diploma in Veterinary Nursing - Onsite
Orientation pōwhiri/campus tour starts at the marae at 10am
Thursday, 18 July

Bachelor

Programme Date
Bachelor of Applied Science (Animal Management and Welfare)
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 18 July
Bachelor of Applied Science (Biodiversity Management)
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 18 July
Bachelor of Applied Technology - Automotive Engineering
Orientation pōwhiri/campus tour starts at the marae at 1pm
Tuesday, 16 July
Bachelor of Applied Technology - Transport Management
Orientation pōwhiri/campus tour starts at the marae at 1pm
Tuesday, 16 July
Bachelor of Architectural Studies
Please refer to your timetabled class
Monday, 22 July
Bachelor of Business - Accountancy
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 18 July
Bachelor of Business - Finance
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 18 July
Bachelor of Business - Management
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 18 July
Bachelor of Business - Marketing
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 18 July
Bachelor of Computing Systems
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 18 July
Bachelor of Construction - Construction Management
Orientation schedule
Tuesday, 16 July
Bachelor of Construction - Property Development
Orientation schedule
Tuesday, 16 July
Bachelor of Construction - Construction Economics
Orientation schedule
Tuesday, 16 July
Bachelor of Creative Enterprise
Please meet at the entrance of Building 76 at 11:45am for your first day of class. There your teachers will welcome you and then will move you down to our wonderful marae, at 3pm, for your powhiri and campus tour.
Monday, 22 July
Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Civil)
Orientation schedule
Tuesday, 16 July
Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Electrical)
Orientation schedule
Tuesday, 16 July
Bachelor of Health Science (Medical Imaging)
Orientation schedule
Monday, 15 July
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture
Please refer to your timetabled class
Monday, 22 july
Bachelor of Nursing
Orientation schedule
Friday, 12 July
Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts - Acting
Please refer to your timetabled class
Monday, 22 July
Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts - Dancing
Please refer to your timetabled class
Monday, 22 July
Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts - Production Design and Mangement
Please refer to your timetabled class
Monday, 22 July
Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts - Screen
Please refer to your timetabled class
Monday, 22 July
Bachelor of Social Practice
Orientation schedule First day schedule
Monday, 15 July
Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education)
Orientation schedule
Monday, 22 July

Graduate Certificate & Diploma, Postgraduate, and Master

Programme Date
Graduate Certificate in Professional Accountancy
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 18 July
Graduate Diploma in Business - Human Resource Management
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 18 July
Gaduate Diploma in Business - Marketing
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 18 July
Graduate Diploma in Business - Operations Management
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 18 July
Graduate Diploma in Computing
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 18 July
Graduate Diploma in Construction Project Management
Orientation schedule
Tuesday, 16 July
Graduate Diploma in Professional Accountancy
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 18 July
Master of Applied Practice (Professional Accounting)
Please ignore the email, your orientation will be in August.
Monday, 19 August
Master of Applied Practice (Social Practice)
Orientation pōwhiri/campus tour starts at the marae at 10am
Monday, 15 July
Master of Architecture
Please refer to your timetabled class
Monday, 22 july
Master of Architecture (Professional)
Please refer to your timetabled class
Monday, 22 July
Master of Business
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 18 July
Master of Computing
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 18 July
Master of Creative Practice
Orientation pōwhiri/campus tour starts at the marae at 3pm
Monday, 22 July
Master of Landscape Architecture
Please refer to your first timetabled class
Monday, 22 July
Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Practice (Social Practice)
Orientation pōwhiri/campus tour starts at the marae at 10am
Monday, 15 July
Postgraduate Diploma in Creative Practice
Orientation pōwhiri/campus tour starts at the marae at 3pm
Monday, 22 July
Postgraduate Diploma in Business
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 18 July
Postgraduate Diploma in Computing
Orientation schedule
Thursday, 18 July
Postgraduate Diploma in Creative Practice
Orientation pōwhiri/campus tour starts at the marae at 3pm
Monday, 22 July

 


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.