What happens on the day?
Each year UC Herea tō waka | Orientation Day (O Day) has a full programme of information sessions and social activities designed to help new students get the best start for day one at UC.
The 2021 programme will be released when registrations open in January 2021. In the mean time, take a look at the programme below from O Day 2020 to give you an idea of what's in store.
Example programme from 2020
*Repeat sessions. ^ No repeat session. ** Forestry Science students are welcome to attend the Engineering session, which will include a tour of the School of Forestry.
Travel the O Day trail
|10am - 10.50am||
Take a campus tour with other parents and whānau
|11.15am - 12.05pm|
|12pm - 2pm||
Grab some lunch at the Food Market
If you are a local student not living in the Halls, come along to a free lunch on Okeover Lawn.
Information at O Day will primarily be in verbal and printed formats and may be delivered at a range of locations around campus. If you require information in an alternative format such as New Zealand Sign Language, enlarged print or Braille, or if you will require mobility assistance, please contact the Equity and Disability Service Team, phone: 03 364 2350 or email:firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: Equity and Disability Service website.