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Getting a taste of university life

Getting a taste of university life

Massey University will be opening their doors to the public in the evening on May 13 and 14 so people can meet lecturers and students from each of the different schools to see what Massey University has to offer.

Dr Frazer Nobel from the School of Engineering and Advanced Technology (SEAT) in the College of Sciences. Dr Nobel recently published his thesis on building a fully functional exoskeleton, and has mentored world championship-winning teams in the global VEX Robotics teams. Dr Nobel will also showcase creations made using 3D printers.

Professor Chris Galloway from the School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing. Professor Galloway is the go-to man for crisis communications commentary, speaking about the impact of poor communications in the recent disappearance of Flight MH370 and the Fonterra contamination scandal.

Marine Ecologist Dr Karen Stockin from the Coastal-Marine Research Group. Dr Stockin runs the CSI lab for dolphins, carrying out post-mortem examinations on dead mammals and undertaking research to identify potential threats to dolphin populations.

Associate Professor Chris Scogings, the Programme Director for Information Sciences, who was voted Lecturer of the Year by the Albany Students Association in 2013.

Associate Professor Sasha Molchanov from the School of Economics and Finance will also be hosting tours of Massey’s state-of-the-art Trading Room. Students can look up every single tradeable stock in the world using Bloomberg terminals, which update the information in real time.

Subjects covered include; Natural Sciences, Nursing, Psychology, Nutrition, Exercise & Sport, Sciences, Biology, Chemestry, Genetics, Food Technology, Construction, Veterinary Science & Technology, Mathmatics & Statistics, Design & Fine Arts, Aviation, Social Work, English, Accounting, Marketing, Management, Economics, Teaching, Speech and Language Therapy.

For Maori, Pacific Island and International students, representatives from Maori@Massey, Pasifika@Massey and International@Massey will also be present to share the range of services and support on offer at Massey to enable academic success.

The new Albany accommodation village is currently being constructed on campus, and there will be opportunities to investigate all the accommodation options available for 2015.

Attendees will also get a taste of the birthday spirit with a fresh batch of Albany’s 21st birthday cupcakes.

When: May 13 and 14 from 6pm – 9pm

Where: Sir Neil Walters Lecture Theatre Building, Albany Campus.


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