Orientation

Nau mai, Haere mai and welcome new students to MIT!

Our Orientations are awesome events designed to give you the best possible start and welcome to MIT.

Student Orientation 2020


Monday 10 February | Pōwhiri (Full immersion)

Full immersion Te Reo Māori pōwhiri 

Time: 9am

Location: Ngā Kete Wānanga Marae, Gate 12, MIT Otara (North Campus), Otara Road, Otara.

Invitees: All new MIT students welcome.


Campus orientation events 2020


Wednesday 12 February | Otara and Tech Park campus programmes

Invitees: All new students for Otara and Tech Park campus programmes

Time: 8.30am-1pm

Where: MIT Otara (North Campus), Gate 12, Otara Road, Otara.

Orientation activities: Pōwhiri; Study Ready Sessions; Programme Sessions; Ori-Fest lunchtime activities.

Schedule 

Otara programmes Tech Park programmes
8.30am | Meet outside Ngā Kete Wānanga Marae, Gate 12, Otara Road. 9.15am | Meet outside Ngā Kete Wānanga Marae, Gate 12, Otara Road.
9am | Be welcomed to the MIT family with your formal pōwhiri 10am | Be welcomed to the MIT family with your formal pōwhiri
10-11.55am | Information sessions  11.30-11.55am | Information session
12pm | Lunchtime activities and entertainment - The Quad 12pm | Lunchtime activities and entertainment - The Quad

Otara/Tech Park Ori-Track competition Terms and Conditions

This orientation is for students studying  

Otara Tech Park
Animal Care  Automotive Technologies 
Baking, Culinary and Hospitality  Building, Construction and Carpentry 
Education Construction Management 
Floristry  Electrical Trades
Hairdressing Engineering
Languages (English, Te Reo Māori, Pacific Languages) Horticulture
Logistics Mechanical Engineering Trades
Police Preparation and Security Plumbing, Gasfitting and Drainlaying 
Social Work   
Sport   
Supported Learning (Inclusive Education)   

Friday 14 February | Nursing, Health and Counselling programmes

Invitees: All new students for Nursing, Health and Counselling programmes

Time: 11am-1pm

Where: MIT Manukau, Cnr Manukau Station Road and Davies Ave, Manukau.

Orientation activities: Whakatau; Onboarding; Ori-Fest lunchtime activities.

Schedule

10-11am | Register your attendance outside the Ask Me! Centre.
11am | Whakatau and campus welcome in the Atrium foyer
12pm | Enjoy the lunchtime entertainment and activities

Nursing Health and Counselling Ori-Track competition Terms and Conditions

This orientation is for students studying 

Nursing Health and Counselling
New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation  New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing
Diploma in Enrolled Nursing New Zealand Certificate in Public Health and Health Promotion 
Bachelor of Nursing  New Zealand Certificate in Pharmacy
Bachelor of Nursing Pacific Bachelor of Applied Counselling 
Bachelor of Nursing Maaori   

Friday 21 February | Business and Digital Technologies programmes

Invitees: All new students for Business and Digital Technologies programmes.

Time: 9am-1pm

Where: MIT Manukau, Cnr Manukau Station Road and Davies Ave, Manukau.

Orientation activities: Pōwhiri; Onboarding; Campus Tours; Ori-Fest lunchtime activities.

Schedule

8.30am | Register your attendance outside the Ask Me! Centre.
9am | Powhiri and campus welcome in the Atrium foyer
10.30-11.55am | Onboarding sessions and campus tours
12pm | Enjoy the lunchtime entertainment and activities

This orientation is for students studying

Business Digital Technologies

New Zealand Certificate in Foundation Skills (Level 2) Industry Cadetship

New Zealand Certificate in Digital Media and Design
New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) New Zealand Certificate in Information Technology Essentials
New Zealand Certificate in Business (Accounting Support Services) New Zealand Diploma in Information Technology Technical Support
New Zealand Certificate in Business (Administration and Technology) New Zealand Diploma in Systems Administration
New Zealand Diploma in Business  Bachelor of Digital Technologies
Bachelor of Applied Management Graduate Diploma's 
Graduate Diploma's  

Business and Digital Technologies Ori-Track competition Terms and conditions


Wednesday 4 March | Pasifika Orientation 

The MIT Pasifika Development Office welcomes you to the Semester One 2020 Pasifika Orientation evening for Talanoa, Island food and fellowship. 

Invitees: Welcoming all our new Pasifika students & your families to join us for an evening of food, laughter and useful information.  

Time: 6.30pm –9pm

Where: MIT Pasifika Community Centre, MIT Otara, (North campus) , Gate 13, Alexander Crescent, Otara


Event photography and video notification

Please be advised that photos and videos will be taken during the event for possible inclusion in media and printed material. By remaining in the immediate vicinity of the event, you are giving Manukau Institute of Technology your consent to photograph and record your picture, likeness, voice and statements.

If you wish to not be included in the photos or video, please see one of our event team on the day so we can ensure you are not included.


Click here to view the Nursing, Health and Counselling orientation


Starting study at MIT

Pōwhiri and official welcome

You will be welcomed with a traditional Maori pōwhiri or “Welcome” as you start your study journey with MIT. Pōwhiri are usually held at Ngā Kete Wānanga Marae, NC Block, Gate 12, Otara Road, however pōwhiri may be held at our other campuses.

For more information about the protocols and process for entering the marae, visit the Ngā Kete Wānanga Marae webpages.