Postgraduate Orientation Programme

Get started as a postgraduate student at the University of Auckland with your faculty session, welcome events and activities.

One student in black t-shirt carrying a black backpack talking to student wearing grey shirt at postgraduate orientation. Other students in the background.

Arts and Global Studies, Business, Creative Arts and Industries (CAI), Education and Social Work, Engineering, Medical Health and Sciences and Science Orientation

Date: Monday 19 February 2024
Time: 1-5.30pm (1.30pm start)
Location: Sir Owen G Glenn Building (12 Grafton Road, Auckland CBD)

Please note: Arts and Global Studies will have a joint session.

Event Time
Registration opens 1pm
Mihi whakatau 1.30pm
Kai and networking 2pm
Careers Session and UoA 101 2.30pm
Faculty sessions 3.30pm
Social Event 4.30pm
Campus Tour (optional) 5pm

For our Māori and Pacific students, join us for a pōwhiri at Waipapa Marae followed by whakawhanaungatanga with Māori and Pacific students and staff.

We encourage all international students to also attend the International Orientation.

Education and Social Work (EDSW) Graduate Diploma in Teaching Orientation

Graduate Diploma in Teaching: ECE, Primary and Secondary (in-person)
Date: Monday 22 January 2024
Time: 1-5pm (1.30pm start)
Location: Sir Owen G Glenn Building (12 Grafton Road, Auckland CBD)

Graduate Diploma in Teaching: ECE, Primary and Secondary (online)
Date: Monday 22 January 2024
Time: 3-5pm
Location: Zoom


You must complete DELNA at the beginning of your studies. Book now to complete it. You can use your own computer or one of the computer clusters on campus.

To complete, you can book in now for a DELNA session.

Learn more by visiting DELNA for students.

Orientation | Mihi whakatau

As part of your welcome to the University of Auckland, you will experience a mihi whakatau ceremony.

For more information, please see What is a mihi whakatau?

Enrolment help

Each semester, you can seek help with your enrolment. For further information, please visit our Course advice and structuring your programme page.

New student app

Download Kāhu, the University's student app providing essential information and tools all in one place.

For further details about the app, please visit our Kāhu page.

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