ORI2016 @ the Library

16 February 2016

There is plenty going on at the Library during orientation, so come and visit us in person or check out our Facebook page. You can join a tour, attend a Get Computer Savvy session, or tell us where you’re from. Enter our competitions and be in to win some awesome prizes!


Library tours run each weekday at 11am and 2.15pm, from February 22nd until March 4th. Tours are approximately 30 minutes long and commence from the Orientation Board just inside the entrance to the Library. You should meet there 5 minutes before the scheduled time. Spot prizes up for grabs!

Get Computer Savvy

These session run for 30 minutes (see calendar below for days and times). Find out how to get your uni account and ID card set up, print and copy, update your personal details online, plus get access to free wifi, after-hours labs and Office 365. Spot prizes up for grabs!

Please note the venue: Monday Feb 22, Tuesday Feb 23 and Wednesday Feb 24 are in S.1.04, Thursday Feb 25, Friday 26 and Monday Feb 29 are in M2.23 (Central Library).


Name me

Our Library horse needs a name! And you've certainly come to the party with your suggestions. Check out our Library Facebook page for some honorable mentions. We've narrowed it down to three finalists:

Lib-Neigh the third



Voting has now closed.

Nō hea koe? Where are you from?

From Invercargill to Istanbul, Kaitaia to Kazakhstan – where are you from? We''d love to know! So come into the Student Centre and enter our Nō hea koe competition for your chance to win a prize pack. Fill in an entry form and stick a pin on a map to show us where you are from. Entries close 3pm on Friday 26th February 2016.

Winners must be currently enrolled students at the University of Waikato. There will be one winner from New Zealand and one winner from an overseas country.

Selfie competition

Everyone loves a good selfie. So get that duck face out and snap a selfie with our Library horse. Share it on social media and tag it with #wailib16 and you could be in to win a power bank! Entries close 4pm Friday 4th March.

Winners must be currently enrolled students at the University of Waikato. Photo must be with our Library horse (as seen here). He can be found in the Library and during O Week around the Village Green. You can also take a photo with the poster in the Student Centre.

Facebook competition

Make a comment, like or share a post on the University of Waikato Library Facebook page between February 22nd and March 11th and be in to win!

The winner must be a currently enrolled student at the University of Waikato and follow the University of Waikato Library Facebook page. The draw for the winner will take place on 12th March 2016.