Enrol in innovative programmes
With internships, start up incubator programmes and global study opportunities, there is something for everyone.
Get real-world experience
At UC you have the opportunity to turn theory into practice. Apply and build your skills in research, analysis, writing and presentation in real-world contexts with an internship or placement. Internships and placements are offered in many subjects including Arts, Education, Engineering and Commerce.
Find out more about internship opportunities at UC by contacting Careers, Internships & Employment.
On campus start-up culture
UC actively nurtures innovators and entrepreneurs. As a UC student you will test your knowledge through practical application in our state-of-the-art labs and classrooms, throughout New Zealand, and around the world.
Outside of your academic studies, UCE (Centre for Entrepreneurship) provides you with a range of opportunities to fast-track your entrepreneurial ideas.
Global study opportunities
UC gives you the chance to develop a global perspective through a number of short-term international study opportunities. These short study tours actively encourage students to make international connections.
Additionally, the UC Exchange Programme has more than 60 exchange agreements with universities in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia where you can actively engage with other cultures while continuing your study for one or two semesters. Check out the full list of our exchange partners on the Partner Institution Details webpage. We can also help you fund your exchange, with details listed on the UC Exchange Programme webpage.
UC's five colleges host world-leading academics in Business and Law, Engineering, Arts, Science and Education, Health and Human Development.
Explore our full suite of qualifications and courses across all levels and disciplines and find the right programme for your needs.
Get ahead with our popular Summer School courses, run every year between November and February.
Our transition programmes get students ready for University and run across normal semester times.