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Discover which campus works for you

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Auckland Campus

Our innovative Otehā campus is located on the North Shore of New Zealand’s largest city – Auckland. The campus grounds are peaceful with many native trees and plants, yet it’s only a five minute walk to the expansive Westfield shopping centre with its movie theatres, shops, restaurants and numerous fast food outlets. If you want to travel further, there are buses running regular routes around the North Shore region and into Auckland city. Explore our Auckland halls, student associations and clubs to get a feel for student life on the campus. Tour the recreation and learning facilities and see the services available for students.

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Massey Halls Auckland

Hear from Benjamin Larcher, a third year student from New Caledonia who lives in our apartments, and Rachel Thongskul, a first year student from Hamilton who lives in a catered hall of residence, as they share their experiences of life at Massey Halls Auckland.

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Sport and Recreation

The Auckland Recreation Centre provides recreational facilities for students, staff, and the wider community, including a sports hall, health and fitness studio, and cricket centre. Watch the video below for a quick tour.

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Learning Facilities

On the Auckland campus we have a number of facilities available to assist you in your studies including:

  • Library — five floors with study spaces, including silent and collaborative zones, computers, and millions of print and e-books.
  • New breakout rooms, labs, informal learning and collaborative spaces.
  • Computer labs and wireless networks.
  • Centre for Teaching and Learning: for consultations, pre-reading service, writing and study skills.
  • Health and Counselling Services: for medical, counselling and support services.
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Student Association and Clubs

Maximise your student experience with the Albany Students’ Association (ASA). They offer events, advocacy services, leadership opportunities and over 30 arts, cultural and sport clubs.

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Māori@Massey

On the Auckland campus we have a number of support services available to Māori students including:

  • Te Whare Taupua: A dedicated space for whanaungatanga, study and hui
  • Te Rau Tauawhi – Māori Student Support Service
  • Te Wheke a Toi – Māori Doctoral support
  • Te Waka o ngā Akonga Māori – Massey Albany Māori Students Association
  • Māori Student Recruitment Advisors
  • Māori Student Support Advisors
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Pacific@Massey

On the Auckland campus there are support services for our Pacific students. There is a designated space for you to study and relax in, as well as connect with our Pacific staff. Other services include:

  • MAPSA – Pacific Students’ Association
  • Pacific college-based advisors
  • Manatoa mentors
  • Fale Manaaki
  • Pasifika Ako Corner
  • Pacific Student Recruitment Advisors
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Manawatū Campus

The Manawatū campus is Massey's original campus. With lovely heritage buildings and park-like grounds located near Palmerston North city, it is one of the best places in the country to experience the real student lifestyle. With a huge portion of the population under 25, it is the perfect place for learning and living. The large campus is beautiful year-round with 11,500 different varieties of plants and trees in the form of manicured gardens, green fields, woodlands and bush. Explore our Manawatū halls, student associations and clubs to get a feel for student life on the campus. Tour the recreation and learning facilities and see the services available for students.

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Massey Halls Manawatū

Hear from Markian Plawiuk, a first year student living at Atawhai Hall, and Saylem Napia, a first year student living at Craiglockhart Hall, as they share their experience of life at Massey Halls Manawatū.

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Sport and Recreation

The Massey Sport and Recreation Centre on the Manawatū campus has a comprehensive range of indoor and outdoor recreational facilities, services and programmes to help enhance your wellbeing. Watch the video below for a quick tour.

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Learning Facilities

On the Manawatū campus we have a number of facilities available to assist you in your studies including:

  • A library with resources for your Manawatū-based internal or distance course
  • Computer laboratories and wireless networks
  • Centre for Teaching and Learning
  • Veterinary Clinic
  • Campus Books bookstore
  • Campus Information Service | Mōhiohio
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Student Association and Clubs

Massey University Students' Association (MUSA) is led by students, for students. They provide independent advocates, financial support, clubs, culture and events.

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Māori@Massey

On the Manawatū campus we have a number of support services available to Māori students including:

  • Te Rau Tauawhi – Māori Student Centre and Support Service
  • Te Wheke a Toi – Māori Doctoral support
  • Kainga Rua – Māori Study Space
  • Manawatahi – Massey Manawatū Māori Students Association
  • Māori student recruitment advisors
  • Māori library services
  • Māori student support advisors
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Pacific@Massey

On the Manawatū campus there are support services for our Pacific students. There is a designated space for you to study and relax in, as well as connect with our Pacific staff. Other services include:

  • MUPSA – Pacific Students’ Association
  • Pacific college-based advisors
  • Manatoa mentors
  • Fale Pasifika
  • Pacific student recruitment advisors
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Wellington Campus

The Wellington campus is in New Zealand's capital city and is a great place to live. It is a compact city, set between a magnificent harbour and rolling green hills, where shops, exciting galleries and great restaurants are within easy walking distance. The Wellington campus is centrally located near the city's artistic and entertainment quarters of Cuba Street and Courtenay Place in the heart of Wellington. Explore our Wellington halls, student associations and clubs to get a feel for student life on the campus. Tour the recreation and learning facilities and see the services available for students.

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Massey Halls Wellington

Hear from Alex Mackintosh and Xanthe Pullan, first year students living at Kainga Rua, and Paris Cooper a first year student living at The Cube as they share their experience of life at Massey Halls Wellington.

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Sport and Recreation

The Massey University gym in Wellington has 20 group training classes weekly, 12 free ‘How-to-Gym’ PTsessions and yoga on offer. Start with a free, 7-day trial or make the most of great student rates. Watch the video below for a quick tour.

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Learning Facilities

On the Wellington campus we have several facilities available to assist you in your studies including:

  • A library with an extensive range of resources located between the Pyramid and Tussock café.
  • Computer laboratories in either Te Wahi Rorohiko or Akoako 1
  • Campus Books online bookshop
  • Campus Information Service | Mōhiohio
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Student Association and Clubs

Massey at Wellington Students’ Association (MAWSA) is run by students, for students. A culturally diverse campus, MAWSA has vibrant clubs for everyone; from outdoor enthusiasts and film junkies to artistic types.

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Māori@Massey

On the Wellington campus we have a number of support services available to Māori students including:

  • Whānau Room – T18. A dedicated space for whanaungatanga, study and hui
  • Te Rau Tauawhi – Māori Student Support Service based in T18
  • Te Wheke a Toi – Māori Doctoral support
  • Kokiri Ngātahi – Massey Wellington Māori Student Association
  • Marae (under construction)
  • Māori Student Support Advisors
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Pacific@Massey

On the Wellington campus there are dedicated support services for Pacific students. There is a space for you to study and relax in, as well as connect with our Pacific staff. Other services include:

  • MAPS – Pacific Student Association
  • Pacific college-based advisors
  • Manatoa mentors
  • The Fale
  • Pacific Student Recruitment Advisors
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Study when, where and how you want to, creating your own campus experience. Although you're studying at a distance, campus services, help and advice is close at hand should you need it.

How does it work?

Here is your guide to studying online with Massey.

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Learning Facilities

You’ll have access to a number of facilities designed for online study including:

  • Our Online Library Service is designed to support your distance study. We will send you course-related books and help you access journal articles.
  • Estimate how much time you'll need for study with a workload planning tool.
  • Improve your academic writing skills with the Online Writing and Learning Link.
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Massey@Distance

Massey@Distance is a Student Association designed to make study easier for distance students. It's run by distance students, for distance students. Services include:

  • Peer support
  • Social media communities
  • Online masterclasses
  • Wellness presentations
  • Study support group
  • Scholarships
  • Group advocacy
  • M@D Stars
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Offshore

Living overseas doesn’t mean you need to put your studies on hold! We have a range of programmes on offer for New Zealand citizens living abroad. Although you're studying from abroad, help and advice is close at hand should you need it including:

  • Student life services
  • Academic support
  • Māori and Pacific student services
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Livestream & Programme

Re-watch our livestream event, you’ll hear from staff, students and graduates about life and study at Massey. We’ll also get you on your toes for some live entertainment!

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What's Next?

Download our helpful checklist of the things you’ll need to consider next.

Domestic Student Checklist

International Student Checklist