Rongo o te Wā 2023


Rongo o te Wā

2022 session slides

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Previously known as Update Day, Rongo o te Wā will take place on Thursday 7 September and incorporate Rā Tōmene | Open Day on Friday 8 September.

Rongo o te Wā gives Careers Advisors the chance to learn more about how UC’s unique, world-class education experience gives graduates the edge.


The Programme

Thursday 7 September 2023

9.30am – UCs 150th Anniversary Quiz

10.00am – Registration closes | Morning tea

10.15am – Mihi whakatau

10.20am – Welcome to Rongo o te Wā | Ryan Thomas

10.40am – Student experience panel

11.30am – Vice Chancellor keynote

12.00pm - “ChatGPT, Now What?” | Elsamari Botha

12.30pm – Lunch

1.30pm - Bachelor of Digital Screen update | Kevin Watson

2.00pm - Campus Tours

3.00pm - Bachelor of Sport | Nick Maitland

3.30pm – The future for UC scholarships: How would you allocate funding?

4.00pm – Day 1 closes | Attendee free time

6.00pm – Welcome Dinner | Earl


Friday 8 September 2023

You have each chosen your own schedules for Rā Tōmene | Open Day beginning from 9.00am.



This is an invite-only event as numbers are limited.


More information

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