International Orientation

Come along to these orientation events specifically for international students.

kapa haka group at International Orientation

2018 Orientation dates

Semester One: 19-23 February
Semester Two: 11-13 July

Throughout the week before classes start the University runs a programme of Orientation events to help new students settle in. You can attend informational events with your faculty, complete the 'online orientation' and go to a wide range of social events.

If you have any questions, email: int-questions@auckland.ac.nz.

Monday, 19 February, 9.30am-12.30pm
International Office welcome and essential information
Fisher & Paykel Appliances Auditorium, Owen G. Glenn Building, 12 Grafton Road.
This is your essential introduction to the University. Meet International Office staff and other international students. This event is strongly recommended for all new international students. Morning tea is provided.

Monday, 19 February, 12.30-1.30pm
Study Abroad and Exchange students only
Fisher & Paykel Appliances Auditorium, Owen G. Glenn Building, 12 Grafton Road.
You’re encouraged to attend this informal chat with the Auckland Abroad team.

Monday, 19 February, 12:30-1:30pm
US Federal Financial Aid counselling session
iSPACE, Level 4, Student Commons, 2 Alfred Street.
If you are a borrower of a US Federal Loan (Federal Stafford Subsidised, Unsubsidised and PLUS loans), you are advised to attend this information session with Anyuan Wang, US Federal Loan Coordinator.

Monday, 19 February , 2.00-3.30pm
Accommodation advice
iSPACE, Level 4, Student Commons, 2 Alfred Street.
Meet with our Accommodation Adviser to have an informal introduction about types of accommodation, what to expect with contracts, fees, bond (deposits), and costs – along with a chance for questions and answers.

Tuesday, 20 February; Friday, 23 February; Monday, 26 February; Thursday, 1 March
Each session from 2.00-3.30pm

Speed flatting event
iSPACE, Level 4, Student Commons, 2 Alfred Street.
An opportunity to match yourself up with potential housemates. Nibbles and a bus tour of available apartments around Auckland.