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Upcoming Events: Study Block 1 2023


Campus Tours

A chance for our new students to familiarise themselves with our campus and facilities. 

11am and 2pm

Tuesday 7 February to Thursday 9 February. 

Follow this link to sign up.


Auckland Public Library Tour

We will meet on campus and apply for library cards online, before heading to the library to pick up the cards and take a tour.

Auckland public libraries have an extensive collection of books, magazines, eCollections, movies, and eLearning materials. Not to mention, free Wi-Fi and a comfortable and quiet place to study! 

Follow this link to sign up. 

Friday 10 February 


Meet at OPAIC, Room 301 (FREE)


Student Ambassador Meeting

Student Ambassadors play an important role in supporting and representing their fellow students. It’s also a great way to make connections with learners from other courses.

Monday 13 February 


Level 1, OPAIC

If you would like to join our team, please follow this link.


GOT Introduction and Future Fit Competition 

Have fun competing with your friends to reduce your carbon footprint and have the opportunity to win prizes.

Wednesday 15 February


Level 1, OPAIC


Ten Pin Bowling

Join us for an evening of ten-pin bowling just across the street from OPAIC.  

Two games for only $15 (usually $30).

Thursday 16 February


Follow this link to sign up. 


IT Industry Event

Are you interested in an IT career after graduation? Join our IT Industry event to learn from and interact with IT experts. Hear about the various options out there in the industry, and how to pursue them.

Tuesday 21 February

12pm - 2pm

Room 700


Construction Industry Event

Curious about a career in construction? Join us for our Construction Industry Event. Our industry expert guests will discuss the key things you need to know and what you need to do to get employed as a Quantity Surveyor or Construction Project Manager after graduation.

Thursday 2 March

12pm - 1pm

Room 700


Student Forum

Your feedback is important to us. Come along to a confidential discussion with the Student Success Team and let us know how things are going for you at OPAIC. Your feedback is important to help us improve our services. Lunch will be provided.

Thursday 9 March


Level 1, OPAIC


Applied Management Research Forum

Come along to this research forum and hear all about what your fellow students have been working on throughout the study block. 

Wednesday 15 March

12pm - 1.30pm

Level 7, OPAIC


Green Office Toitu End of Block Event

Join us for a fun sustainability event with activities and prizes up for grabs. We will also be sharing our achievements for the block and the outcome of our FutureFit competition. See you there!

Thursday 16 March


Level 1, OPAIC


Goat Island Trip

Join us for a trip to the Goat Island marine reserve for swimming, snorkelling, walking tracks and local wildlife. 

Transport to the marine reserve is only $25 (usually $45).  

Friday 17 March


Meet at OPAIC Level 1

Follow this link to sign up. 


Get Work Ready (Support Weeks)

Getting ready for holiday work? Book a session with the OPAIC Employability Team to make sure you're prepared for the holiday job market. We can help guide you on how to tailor your CV for applications, improve your LinkedIn profile, and help you prepare for interviews.

Monday 20 March - Thursday 23 March

Monday 27 March - Thursday 30 March

9.30am - 5pm


Weekly events


Employability and Green Office Toitū workshops and events

Join the Employability and Green Office Toitū teams for a range of workshops and events to help you get Work Ready and support our sustainability initiatives.

Keep an eye on your student email for further information about upcoming sessions.

Tuesday lunchtimes

Level 1, OPAIC


Academic Skills Workshops

A series of workshops designed to equip you with the skills you need for success in your courses. Topics include: Understanding assessments, research skills and referencing.

Refer to the Learning Support newsletter in your student email for further information about upcoming sessions.

Thursday lunchtimes

Level 8, OPAIC


External Events 


Te Matatini Festival

Te Matatini Festival brings together competing kapa haka groups from all over Aotearoa and Australia, in an unforgettable celebration of Maori culture. It will be held at Eden Park. Find out more here. 

Wednesday 22 February - Saturday 25 February 2023


Music in Parks 2023

Auckland Council provides fantastic live music in parks in Auckland for free. Find out more here. 

February - March 2023


Auckland Arts Festival

Auckland Arts Festival aims to unify, uplift, and inspire through an annual world-class collection of events and performances. Find out more here. 

Thursday 9 March - Sunday 26 March 2023