Postgraduate students

At UC Careers we recognise that you may have different career development needs as a posgraduate.

As well as having careers consultants available, we offer specialised seminars for postgraduate courses.

Make an appointment with a careers consultant or contact us to find out more.

What’s Gradfest?

A week of free seminars, workshops, and social events especially for postgrad students.

An amazing array of sessions has been organised on such topics as

• The research ethics approval process
• How to give a research presentation
• Managing stress
• Preparing for the Oral exam
• The Publication Process

and more!

When’s Gradfest?


View the programme and register at

We look forward to seeing you there.

In the rapidly changing COVID-19 environment the priority of the University of Canterbury Postgraduate Research Office is the health, safety and wellbeing of our postgraduate research student community and supervisors. The Postgraduate Research Office has established an FAQ section on the UC COVID-19 information site. The FAQs are updated as they change. If staff or students have any further questions about research supervision and COVID-19, please do not hesitate to contact the Postgraduate Research Office or Professor Megan McAuliffe, Dean of Postgraduate Research (

What can I study?

The University of Canterbury offers a wide range of postgraduate and graduate qualifications through world-class resources and exciting, hands-on research opportunities.

Fees and funding

Find out what your studies will cost and what options are available to help fund them. Learn about scholarships, financial aid, awards and other funding grants.

Postgraduate events at UC – see what’s on

If you are interested in beginning your postgraduate journey at UC or simply want to find out more information, please get in touch with us