Connect with people
Make new connections–join a club or society, attend workshops or get involved in leadership, mentoring and volunteering opportunities.
University isn’t just essays and assessments. Get involved and explore new extracurricular activities—a great way to boost your CV, broaden your mind, make new friends and have fun.
Ten ways you can connect at the University
1. Join a club or society
Like French, politics or capoeira? Join a club or society, or even become club executive. With 130 clubs on campus, including social, sports, cultural, religious, martial arts, performance, film and media, and student representative groups, each offering their own blend of university club culture.
2. Get active
Meet fellow yogi’s, running buddies or join a social sports team at University Recreation Wellington.
3. Make a study buddy
Connect with a classmate for coffee, or check out the Peer Assisted Study Support (PASS) groups and the group study skills workshops available at Student Learning.
4. Exercise and grow your leadership skills
Connect with the University as well as the wider Wellington community by joining the Wellington Plus Programme and add to your resume and employability skills at the same time.
5. Become a mentor or volunteer
6. Find a spiritual connection
Meet others who share the same spiritual connection. Find out about university chaplaincies and prayer rooms on campus.
7. Join a students’ association
Join one or more of our students’ associations.
8. Sign up for the language buddy programme
If you are studying a second language, the Language buddy programme can connect you with a native speaker who might just become a lifelong friend.
9. New to the University
In your first-year—get involved in hall activities and events or join Wellington Hall.