Whakamanuhiri mai (International Enrolment) 2021

Throughout the year, we have the privilege of welcoming new international students from all over the world into the UC whanau (family). How and when you enrol depends on the qualification/programme you are going to study, and when their course/s are due to start. Check the information below to find the enrolment instructions relevant to you.

International Enrolment in Person

International Enrolment In Person

When:  Monday 11 January to Friday 12 February

Where: Student Services, Level One, Matariki

You must attend an appointment to enrol – book now.

Before your appointment:

Log in to myUC and make sure your contact details and emergency contact details are correct and up-to-date. We will arrange Studentsafe Insurance at your enrolment session. If you have an approved alternative insurance that covers your study period, please check this meets Universitiy requirements.

Make sure you have selected the courses you want to study under your qualification, and have added them to your application in myUC.  If you are new to UC or need help selecting courses, contact you College Student Advisor for support. 

What to bring on the day:

  1. Your passport
  2. A printed hardcopy of your electronic student visa and a completed student visa application if required (see below)
  3. A printed hardcopy of your approved alternative insurance certificate (not applicable if purchasing Studentsafe insurance through UC) 

 Please note that any additional non-tuition fees will require payment in full before your enrolment can be finalised.

If have any questions, please email: enrolmentinperson@canterbury.ac.nz

Online enrolment for students (not yet here in NZ) will begin on 01 October, allowing plenty of time to get enrolled before semester one begins in February 2021.   

Step One: Study plan   

Make sure you have selected the courses you want to study under your qualification, and have added them to your application in myUC.  If you are new to UC or need help selecting courses, contact you College Student Advisor for support.

Returning students (offshore): students that have studied at the UC in the year 2020 or prior, once course and award approval is confirmed please email enrolmentinperson@canterbury.ac.nz to have your enrolment agreement generated.

*PLEASE NOTE* UC will not be arranging insurance on your behalf and any prepayments made for insurance will remain as credit on your account until you travel to New Zealand. You may need to purchase additional insurance to cover any property you have left in NZ. For insurance options please visit Insurance safe

Step Two: Contact details and enrolment documents required

Log in to myUC and make sure your contact details and emergency contact details are correct and up-to-date.

As an international student you are required to hold approved health and travel insurance while you study, but as you are yet to travel to New Zealand (NZ) we will not require proof of insurance at this stage. *PLEASE NOTE* UC will not be arranging insurance on your behalf and any prepayments made for insurance will remain as credit on your account until you travel to New Zealand.

New to UC (offshore): Your student record will be sanctioned (grades withheld) until a certified ‘hard copy’ of the photo/identity page of your passport is received by the UC Enrolments team. For information on who can verify and where to post please see our citizenship page.

Step Three: Review and accept your Enrolment Agreement

We will process your enrolment once course and award approval is confirmed and generate your enrolment agreement. Log into myUC to review your agreement. This agreement will list the courses you will be studying as well as include a statement that outlines the total cost of your enrolment for the Semester/s.

  1. When you recieve your enrolment agreement please read this document in full
  2. Review the statement of fees (this will show all applicable fee's for your enrolment period)

If you:

  • want to make changes to your enrolment, please email us at enrolmentsupport@canterbury.ac.nz so we can generate a NEW enrolment agreement for you to accept.
  • are happy with the agreement, please ACCEPT in myUC and confirm payment method - ‘Fees paid in advance’ or ‘Bank Transfer’ (fees yet to be paid)
  • are concerned by course details and/or charges in the agreement, please email us at: enrolmentsupport@canterbury.ac.nz

When you have accepted your Enrolment Agreement our Finance Team will finalise your enrolment and you will gain access to LEARN and online resources. 

New students enrolling on the Online to On Campus (2021) pathway please click here for more information.

Arrival in NZ

When border restrictions relax and you are able to travel to NZ to study in person come into Matariki level 1 Student Services please bring with you:

  • Your passport
  • A printed hardcopy of your electronic student visa
  • A printed hardcopy of your approved alternative insurance certificate (not applicable if you have indicated you wish to purchase Studentsafe insurance through UC)

This will ensure a smooth transition into on campus study. Until then take care, stay well and we look forward to you joining us on campus soon. 

If have any questions, please email: enrolmentinperson@canterbury.ac.nz

If you are studying a:

• Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
• Doctor of Education (EdD)
• Doctor or Musical Arts (DMA)

You will complete your enrolment at the Student Services, Level 1 Matariki (unless the Dean of Postgraduate Studies approves an alternative arrangement).
Doctoral students commence their studies on an agreed date (the first day of a calendar month).
You are welcome to drop in during office hours to complete you enrolment in person. However if you would prefer to arrange a specific time to enrol, please email us at: thesis-enrolment@canterbury.ac.nz so we can schedule an enrolment session.

What to bring on the day:

1. Your passport
2. A printed hardcopy of your electronic student visa
3. A printed hardcopy of your approved alternative insurance certificate (not applicable if you have indicated you wish to purchase Studentsafe insurance through UC

Please note that any additional non-tuition fees will require payment in full before your enrolment can be finalised.

Master of Teaching and Learning (MTchgLn)

Graduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning (GradDipTchLn)

Bachelor of Teaching and Learning (BTchLn)

Please contact the College of education teacheredselect@canterbury.ac.nz for more information about enrolling in person.

 

If you are studying a Business Taught Master's programme:

• Postgraduate Diploma in Business (PGDipBus)
• Postgraduate Diploma in Business Information Systems (PGDipBis)
• Master of Business Information Systems (MBIS)
• Master of Business Management (MBM)
• Master of Financial Management (MFM)
• Master of Professional Accounting (MPA)

You will complete your enrolment in person after attending a face-to-face information session with the UC Business School (courses are added and approved at this session).
The BTM Team will be in contact with more details prior to your information session.

Date: Thursday 27 August

What to bring on the day:

1. Your passport
2. A printed hardcopy of your electronic student visa
3. A printed hardcopy of your approved alternative insurance certificate (not applicable if you have indicated you wish to purchase Studentsafe insurance through UC

Please note that any additional non-tuition fees will require payment in full before your enrolment can be finalised.

You will complete your enrolment in person after attending a face-to-face information session with the UC Business School (courses are added and approved at this session).

The BTM Team will be in contact with more details prior to your information session.

Date: Not offered in 2020

What to bring on the day:

1. Your passport
2. A printed hardcopy of your electronic student visa
3. A printed hardcopy of your approved alternative insurance certificate (not applicable if you have indicated you wish to purchase Studentsafe insurance through UC

Please note that any additional non-tuition fees will require payment in full before your enrolment can be finalised.

If you are currently on a student visa, and are in New Zealand, you are able apply for a new visa, here on campus.

Make sure you bring with you to your enrolment session

  • completed visa application form
  • two passport-size colour photos
  • proof of funds (requirements can be found on the checklist below)

If you are transferring from UCIC or from a NZ secondary school to UC, you will be able to apply for a new visa through UC, if required.

In addition to the application form and proof of funds, you will also need to provide your:

  • attendance record - this must be minimum of 90%
  • academic results

You will need to apply for your visa directly with Immigration NZ if:

  • your attendance is below 90%
  • you are on a visitor visa (between finishing at UCIC/ secondary school and before starting at UC)
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