Certificate in University Preparation (CUP)
CUP is only available to Citizens or Permanent Residents of New Zealand (including the Cook Islands, Tokelau and Niue) or Australia
Domestic students who do not meet the requirements for University Entrance may be eligible for the Certificate in University Preparation (CUP).
CUP is designed for school leavers
- who do not have University Entrance or
- adult students who want to refresh their study skills and obtain background knowledge before beginning a degree programme.
A 13-week programme, CUP has intakes in February, June and October each year.
Students who successfully complete the programme will be eligible to apply for entry into 100-level degree courses at the University of Canterbury. Admission into degree study will be processed once CUP results have been released.