Admissions and Enrolment contacts

Phone the Contact Centre

The Contact Centre is the point of first contact for enquiries to the University. The Contact Centre is able to advise and assist new and advancing students regarding:

  • enrolment processes, procedures and regulations
  • answer general queries
  • refer people to the correct college/department/person.

Students can also request publications through the Contact Centre and submit their application to enrol.


Telephone: +64 3 369 4999 (Christchurch area/ overseas) or
Freephone in NZ: 0800 VARSITY
(0800 827 748 – within New Zealand)
Fax +64 3 364 2174


Monday to Friday, 8am–6pm
Saturday, 9am–noon (Nov–Feb)
Closed on public and university holidays

Closed for public holidays

Monday 23 October
Friday 17 November
(for further dates please refer to Academic Year 2017)

Email contacts

General enrolment advice:

Student Information Desk

Domestic and International Admission:

Teacher Education application:

Postgraduate and thesis enrolment:

Document validation and citizenship evidence:

Student insurance:

Student visa:

Student Services Levy rebate applications:

Visit us

Admissions and Enrolment are located in the Student Services Centre, Matariki, which is open between 8.30 am and 5.00 pm, Monday to Friday. Please report to the Student Services Information Desk on Level 1, Matariki.

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The information included in this website is meant to be a general guide to the enrolment process. Full information on UC’s General Regulations and Policies can be found in the UC Regulations website. Information about UC Privacy commitment is available from Privacy Statements and Student Declaration.