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Upcoming events

The Distance Learning Office offers a range of student and staff events and workshops throughout the year to support teaching and learning at a distance. We also alert students and staff to upcoming events from other areas of the University, particularly courses and workshops from the Student Learning Centre, HEDC, the Library, and the Graduate Research School.

This page is updated regularly, and information will be added as we source events and workshops that relate to distance teaching and learning.

Student workshops and events

Distance Learning workshops

Distance Learning supports students around New Zealand and the world by having regular Study Days in specific regions. Students can attend in person or join via Zoom. The main aims of the day are to provide information to help with questions relating to the academic nature of study. There is also an opportunity to make connections with other students like yourself studying by distance.

Find out more about the next Distance Learning workshop

Graduate Research School workshops 

The Graduate Research School offer a range of workshops specifically aimed at postgraduate Masters and PhD students. Visit their workshops page to see what they can offer you! Many of these workshops are now available via Zoom.

Find out more about Graduate Research School workshops


The Library has a timetable of upcoming events to help you with your study.

Find out more about Library workshops

HEDC Student Learning Development workshops

A range of workshops are available.

Find out more about HEDC Student Learning Development workshops

Staff workshops and events

Carpe Diem – Kia Tū, Kia Māia

A two day workshop for people planning to design, or redesign, a paper to be taught at a distance.

Find out more about Carpe Diem workshops

Staff Forums

Teaching and administrative forums

These forums are available four times a year and you can attend in person or via Zoom. They discuss matters of interest. Any staff involved in distance programmes are more than welcome to join us.

More information about forums

Distance Teaching workshops

DISTAID workshops are Professional development workshops for staff teaching at a distance, or who are considering teaching at a distance.

Contact us for more information.

Ready to enrol in a workshop?

Take a look at our current list of topics you can enrol in