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150 years shop

17 July 2023

To mark our 150th anniversary, we're giving 150 students from decile 1-7 schools across the South Island full tuition scholarships for the duration of their Bachelor’s degree. Proceeds from our 150th merchandise go to this recently launched Te Kakau a Māui Scholarship programme. Browse the 150th limited edition merchandise available for purchase.


Established in honour of our 150th anniversary, we are providing 150 students from decile 1 -7 schools across the South Island with full tuition scholarships for the duration of their Bachelor’s degree, along with a robust enrichment programme that will ensure they have the support, mentorship, and pastoral care needed to thrive. These scholarships are being provided in 2023 and 2024 covering a total of 300 students. 

Together, our support will help these highly driven, committed, and optimistic young people achieve their dreams. 

All goods purchased from the University of Canterbury 150th online shop are subject to the terms and conditions listed below. In placing an order with the online shop, you acknowledge and accept these terms and conditions.

150th Hoodies and tee shirts are available for purchase from the Rec Centre on the Ilam Campus.


Shipping and delivery

We ship New Zealand-wide free of charge. Products cannot be shipped to international destinations. 


Within New Zealand

Please allow 5 - 10 working days for delivery from date of order. If your goods do not arrive within this timeframe, please email  or phone 03 369 1844.

150th A5 notebook
150 Years - A5 Premium Notebook

Limited edition 80 leaf, lined cream paper, hardcover notebook with pen and elastic strap.

Price: $20.00

150th picnic blanket
150 Years - Picnic Blanket

Limited edition outdoors woven fleece picnic blanket with waterproof backing.

Price: $40.00

150th coaster set
150 years - Coaster Set

Limited edition set of 4 coasters with velvet base, includes holding case.

Price: $20.00

150th pen
150 years - Pen

Limited edition retractable ballpoint bamboo and chrome pen.

Price: $2.50

150th drink bottle
150 years - Drink Bottle

Limited edition 1L double wall vacuum insulated stainless steel drink bottle.

Price: $30.00

150th tea towel
150 Years - Tea towel

Absorbent Cotton twill tea towel with Heather Masters print of the old Canterbury College campus from 1933.

Price: $30.00

150th lapel pin
150 years - Lapel pin

Metal lapel badge with clutch pin on the back.

Price: $15.00

150th tote bag
150 Years - Tote bag

Environmentally-conscious tote bag made of natural cotton with Heather Masters print of the old Canterbury College campus from 1933.

Price: $10.00


Please choose carefully as we only accept returns on faulty items. If the items are faulty, we will meet our obligations under the Consumers Guarantees Act to provide a remedy.

Please email us or phone 03 369 1844 before returning items.


Refunds for faulty items 

You should receive your refund within three weeks of giving the goods to the return shipper.

 This timeframe includes:

  • the transit time to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days)
  • the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days)
  • the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (1 to 2 business days)

You will be refunded the value of the item at the time of your transaction. Refunds will be made back to the means of purchase, e.g. the credit or debit card used to pay for the original purchase.

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