Stu­dents re­turn to week of rev­elry

The Tribune (NZ) - - YOUR HEALTH - RICHARD MAYS

A week of ‘Wel­come Back Stu­dents’’ events are set to take over Massey and UCOL cam­puses in Palmer­ston North.

Both stu­dents’ as­so­ci­a­tions have planned mar­ket day and mu­sic events, start­ing on Satur­day morn­ing with the As­so­ci­a­tion of Stu­dents at UCOL Street Fair on the Princess St trades block car park.

‘‘It’s a huge thing to get stu­dent en­gage­ment and liven up the UCOL at­mos­phere for stu­dents,’’ said AS@U pres­i­dent Melissa Evans.

The tra­di­tional powhiri takes place on Mon­day, with an Amaz­ing Race on Tues­day,

Wed­nes­day mar­ket day in the Atrium with Club’s Day on Thurs­day.

At Massey, the Fu­ture Fest themed week-long party cen­tred on Massey Con­course is un­der way on Mon­day with two days of minia­ture pool par­ties.

Massey Univer­sity Stu­dents As­so­ci­a­tion pres­i­dent Nikita Skip­per said along with the Mega Mar­ket and op shop day on Wed­nes­day, there’s a Fresh Mu­sic Lunch­box on Thurs­day fea­tur­ing Auck­land in­die band The Beths, with Ben Hurley, Jus­tine Smith and David Cor­roes fronting for the evening’s Com­edy Gala.

Fri­day night is the Op­por­tu­nity Shop Ball with live bands and DJs, and the tra­di­tional Satur­day night Toga Party is fol­lowed on Sun­day by the aptly named Come Down Pic­nic.

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