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Student calendar 

The student calendar includes important dates, events, public holidays, and Wintec holidays. Please note, that the Wintec dates are a general guide, and some programmes have differing holiday dates. Please check with your centre for the specifics of your semester dates and holidays.

Check out what is on:

Sat1DecMāori and Pacific Ākonga and Kaimahi Awards
Mon19DecWintec Christmas Holidays begin (campuses closed)
Sun25DecChristmas Day
Mon26DecBoxing Day
Tue27DecChristmas Day Observed

2023 events

Sun1JanNew Years Day
Mon2JanNew Years Holiday
Tue3JanNew Years Holiday Observed
Mon9JanWintec services open:
  • Health Services (City)
  • Student Enrolment and Information Centre (City and Rotokauri)
  • The hubs and IT services (City and Rotokauri)
  • Library (City and Rotokauri)
  • Kidz@Wintec open
Mon30JanAuckland Anniversary Day (Wintec closed)
   Semester 1 begins
Mon6FebWaitangi Day (Wintec closed)
Tue7FebWelcome Pōwhiri (Rotokauri)
Mon13FebWelcome Pōwhiri (City Campus) 
Sat25FebHamilton Gardens Art Festival  
Tue28FebStudent Orientation (O Week) City Campus
TBCTBCFebInternational Student Orientation
Wed1MarStudent Orientation (O Week) Rotokauri Campus
Wed8MarInternational Women's Day
Tue14-18MarBalloons Over Waikato
Fri7AprGood Friday (Wintec closed)
Mon10AprEaster Monday (Wintec closed)
Tue11AprEaster holiday (Wintec closed)
Tue25AprAnzac Day
Fri19MayPink Shirt Day
Mon5JunKing's Birthday (Wintec closed)
   Semester 1 ends
   Semester 2 begins
Mon17JulWelcome Pōwhiri (City)
Tue18JulWelcome Pōwhiri (Rotokauri)
TBCTBCAugStudent Orientation Day, City Campus
TBCTBCAugStudent Orientation Day, Rotokauri Campus
Mon11SepTe Wiki o te Reo Māori/Māori Language Week
TBCTBCSepStudent Ball
Mon26SepMental Health Awareness Week
Mon23OctLabour Day (Wintec closed)
TBCTBCNovEnd-of-year BBQs
   Semester 2 ends
Mon15DecWintec Christmas Holidays begin (campuses closed)
Mon25DecChristmas Day
Tue26DecBoxing Day

Other Wintec events

  • Career Choices Day

    Are you looking for a fresh start in 2023? Career Choices Day provides you with the opportunity to receive career advice and learn about our areas of study. Or have you already enrolled at Wintec for 2023? Come along to arrange your ID card, timetable, and find out where you need to be on your first day.

  • Adults Returning to Study Workshop

    Are you thinking about returning to study? Join us for this interactive workshop and find out how you can get started in Semester 1, 2023.

  • Career Guidance Workshop

    Do you need some advice on what your next step could look like? If you are unsure of your future path or looking for a career change, this workshop can help you plan your current or future career journey.

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