International Welcome

Maori students association serving food


International Arrival Week Programme 13 February to 17 February 2017

UC offers an International Arrival Week Programme for all international students arriving to study and live in New Zealand for the first time. It includes an official Welcome, week-long conference style workshops and information sessions, and social activities.

International Arrival Week Programme is a great way to help you get settled and started on your semester here and meet fellow students.

This Programme is essential for all international students commencing study in Semester 1, 2017. A full description of the Programme will be available online in early January 2017.

To register for the Official Welcome on 13 February 2017, please register using our online application form. 

Register for International Welcome

If you will be newly arriving in New Zealand, you can contact the Student Experience team for information.

Enrolment in person

All international students must also enrol in person

Postgraduate students

The Student Experience team organises and runs regular Postgraduate Welcome sessions to welcome domestic and international postgraduate students to UC and Christchurch.

More information

For further information please contact studentexperience@canterbury.ac.nz.