Kia Ora - Welcome to UC

UC offers a stimulating range of courses, a vibrant campus environment with students from around the globe and a great student lifestyle.

Study at UC - an investment in your future

The best of campus life

Study what interests you

Live in a fun, supportive environment

Christchurch - the lifestyle capital of NZ

Plenty of social and sporting activities

Opportunity to make lifelong friends

Gateway to exploring the South Island

Developing tomorrow’s leaders

Be equipped for your chosen career

Diverse and vibrant student culture

Learn from the best

Parents and Caregivers

We know there is a lot to consider as a parent of a Year 13 child, so we’ve provided some useful information for parents to help guide you through the decision making process.

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Get Real Results. Go Postgrad

Do you need a challenge, something that stretches your thinking? Go Postgrad.

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Christchurch the City of Oppourtunity

Take a virtual tour outlining why Christchurch is a ‘city of the future’ in this video by Canterbury Employers Chamber of Commerce

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