International Orientation

Come along to these orientation events specifically for international students.

2019 Orientation dates

Semester Two: 17-19 July

Find out all you need to know about studying at the University of Auckland, living in Auckland and enjoying your New Zealand experience during Orientation week. Through a comprehensive series of information sessions, you’ll learn about all the support services available to help you reach your academic potential.

This programme is for all students, both undergraduate and postgraduate.

More information can be found on the New Student pages.

You can also download the New Students Guide App for the full orientation schedule.

Orientation events for new international students

International Student Orientation

Wednesday, 17 July, 9.30am-12.00pm
John Hood Plaza, Owen G. Glenn Building, 12 Grafton Road

This is your essential introduction to the University of Auckland. Experience New Zealand culture, meet our support staff staff as well as other international students and receive your welcome pack. We will provide information about important University services, and tips for enjoying your time in New Zealand. This session is strongly recommended for all new international students.

Register now for the International Student Orientation.

US Federal Financial Aid counselling session

Wednesday, 17 July, 12:30-1:30pm
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 John Cruz, US Federal Loan Coordinator.

Flatting 101 and Speed Flatting

Wednesday, 17 July, 2:00-3:30pm
iSPACE, Level 4, Student Commons, 2 Alfred Street

An event designed to assist you to meet other students from the University of Auckland who are also looking for flatmates/accommodation. The session will give a general overview of renting in Auckland. Some drinks and nibbles will be provided.

At 2.30pm the free bus, provided by Impression Real Estate, will leave to do a tour of available inner city apartments – returning to city campus at approx. 3.30pm. You are welcome to leave the tour at any point.

Due to seating requirements, students must register for the tour by emailing: