Get settled in


UC offers a range of orientations to help you settle in to your university studies and be ready to make the most of your student experience.

Language and Cultural Exchange

LACE is a programme available to all UC students to engage in mutual language and/or cultural learning.

Studying at UC in New Zealand

All about your study, including where to find help and how to understand all that terminology.

Get a mentor

Have a senior student assigned to you to help with starting at UC, getting to know the student community and support during exam time and with assignment deadlines.

Insider's Guide

Read about the experiences of being a student at UC through the Insider’s Guide to UC student blog.


If you are a first-year student living at home or in a flat, UniLife is a way for you to connect with other first-year students through social activities and support.