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UCOL Manawatū Pōwhiri & Re-Orientation

The Atrium, UCOL Manawatū Campus, Palmerston North. Opens Mon 20 Jul, 9am

UCOL Manawatū Pōwhiri & Re-Orientation

UCOL campuses are organising pōwhiri and re-orientation activities to welcome new students and staffs. Here are the re-orientation events at the Manawatū campus.

Monday 20 July – Pōwhiri
Location: The Atrium
Time:  Meet at 9.00am, pōwhiri starts at 9.30am

The pōwhiri is how we welcome new students and staff to campus. New students and staff are to assemble on the grass at the Princess Street entrance at 9am to practice the waiata (song). Returning students and staff meet on the café side of the Atrium at 9.15am, ready for the pōwhiri to start at 9.30am.

Swing by the Atrium again at 12pm again for a free BBQ lunch.

Tuesday 21 July - Student Success and Wellness Day
Location: The Atrium
Time: 12pm-1pm

UCOL’s Student Success team offers a range of services and groups to help you get the most out of your time at UCOL. Whether it’s counselling, study workshops, the library, or any of our other services, Student Success is here to help you have the best UCOL experience in and out of the classroom.

Come along to meet the Student Success team and learn how their services can help you. Don’t forget to pick up an information bag and enjoy a free chip butty for lunch.

We’ll also have a visit from some of our dog pals at Canine Friends Pet Therapy.

Wednesday 22 July - Community Connect!
Location: The Atrium
Time: 12pm-1pm

There are so many great organisations and groups in the Manawatū that can assist you with life as a student. Community Connect! is your chance to get to know organisations that can provide wellness, social and cultural support.

Have a chat to the different service providers and grab a free burger for lunch. Help yourself to free candyfloss, and take some snaps in the photo booth.

Thursday 23 July – Winter Warmer
Location: Atrium
Time: 12pm-1pm

It’s getting a bit chilly, so warm up with some fun physical activities and games, and a free cup of hot soup for lunch.

Friday 24 July – Friday Pie Day
Location: Atrium
Time: 12pm-1pm

If you’ve ever wanted to throw a cream pie in someone’s face, this is your chance. We’re collecting for the UCOL foodbank Food Pantry, so bring along a non-perishable food item and we’ll let you throw a cream pie in a brave volunteers’ face. Enjoy a free pie for lunch.

20 - 24 Jul

The Atrium
UCOL Manawatū Campus
Palmerston North

Mon 20 Jul: 9am
Tue 21 July: 12pm - 1pm
Wed 22 Jul: 12pm - 1pm
Thu 23 Jul: 12pm - 1pm
Fri 24 Jul: 12pm - 1pm

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