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 alumni over the age of 65.
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
- Discounts at listed alumni-owned and friends of UC businesses and UC services - check out what's on offer!
- 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 Sarajevo. Sign 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.