Information for Golden Graduates

Your connection with the University of Canterbury is lifelong and we look forward to your continuous engagement and relationship with us.

You are a Golden Graduate if you are an alum over the age of 65.

Golden Grads

Have you moved recently or got a new email address?

Update your contact details to ensure you receive event invites local to you, new and interesting UC news, alumni benefits and competitions - update your details now!

What's in it for you?

As alumni of UC you have access to a number of benefits and resources both on and off-campus. Make the most of your alumni experience and take advantage of the following:

  • Invitations to events throughout Aotearoa and the world to meet and catch up with fellow alumni and have opportunities to listen to great speakers.
  • Monthly e-newsletters with the latest UC news, alumni stories, events and competitions
  • Join the alumni book club! How does it work? We have partnered with online book club facilitator PBC Guru to provide a private online forum for alumni to connect, explore and enjoy the reading of up to 5 books a year. Titles we have already completed include A Gentleman in Moscow, The Midnight Library, and Goodbye SarajevoSign up here!
  • Lifelong learning - join a free MOOC (Massive Open Online Course)! UC has joined global education provider edX to offer free, short courses in a variety of disciplines to the world. UC also offers Tauhere | UC Connect free public lectures, connecting local people with global thinking.