Whakamanuhiri mai (International Enrolment) 2021

International Enrolment in Person

Throughout the year, we have the privilege of welcoming new international student from all over the world into the UC whanau (family).  They arrive for different reasons, with different dreams and aspirations, but all are eager to enrol as soon as they can so they can start their learning journey with us.

How and when students enrol depends on the qualification/programme they are going to study, and when their course/s are due to start.  Check on the information below to find the enrolment instructions relevant to you.

International Enrolment in Person (for Semester 2, 2020)

We are now booking new students (physically here in NZ) enrolling for the first time at UC in Semester 2, 2020. 

First step: Book your face to face appointment by emailing: enrolmentinperson@canterbury.ac.nz

Enrolment sessions will be available during week days from Monday 22 June to Friday 10 July, at Student Services (Level 1 Matariki Building).  We will do our best to work with your schedule however enrolments sessions are limited and spaced throughout this three week period, to ensure we can maintain physical distancing as we want to keep you, other students and our staff safe and well. 

Before your appointment:

  1. Log in to myUC and make sure your contact details and emergency contact details are correct and up-to-date
  2. Upload an electronic copy of your passport (photo page)
  3. Upload an electronic copy your student visa (approved for study at UC)

We will arrange Studentsafe Insurance at your enrolment session.  If you have an approved alternative insurance that covers your study period, please upload an electronic copy of your insurance certificate to confirm the plan, policy and cover dates. 

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

International Enrolment Online (for Semester 2, 2020)

Online enrolment for our new students (not yet here in NZ) will begin on 02 June, allowing plenty of time to get enrolled before Semester Two begins on July 13th.   

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 need help selecting courses, contact you College Student Advisor for support.

Step Two: Contact details and enrolment documents required

  1. Log in to myUC and make sure your contact details and emergency contact details are correct and up-to-date
  2. Upload an electronic copy of your passport (photo page) – save document as ‘OTHER’
  3. Upload an electronic copy your student visa if you have one – save document as ‘OTHER’ 

Our international students are required to hold approved health and travel insurance while they study, but as you are yet to travel to New Zealand (NZ) we will not require proof of insurance at this stage.  We will enrol you, but ask that you let us know if/when you are about to travel to NZ so we can discuss insurance options.  Email us at: enrolmentinperson@canterbury.ac.nz 

 

Step Three: Review and accept your Enrolment Agreement

We will process your uploaded enrolment documents and generate your enrolment agreement.  This agreement will list the courses you will be studying, will include a statement that outlines the total cost of your enrolment for Semester 2.  Remember to:

  1. Read your enrolment agreement in full
  2. Review the statement of fees (this will show the total cost of enrolment for Semester 2, before prepayments are applied)

If you are:

  • happy with the agreement and want to enrol, please ACCEPT in myUC and confirm payment method - ‘Fees paid in advance’ or ‘Bank Transfer’ (fees yet to be paid)
  • unhappy with the agreement and do not want to enrol, please DECLINE in myUC
  • 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. 

If you are enrolling on the Online to On Campus pathway please click here for more information.

Arrival in NZ

When you are able to travel to NZ to study in person please book a face to face appointment by emailing: enrolmentinperson@canterbury.ac.nz

Face to face appointments are available during from Monday to Friday at Student Services (Level 1 Matariki Building).  We will do our best to work with your schedule however appointment times are limited and spaced throughout the day to ensure we can maintain physical distancing as we want to keep you, other students and our staff safe and well.  Bring along:

  • 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)

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)

If you are studying a Master of Teaching and Learning, you will need to complete your enrolment in person on:

2021 - date tbc - One intake per year - January

Time: 9am - 4pm. No appointment is required.
Location: Student Services Centre, Matariki Level 1

Graduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning (GradDipTchLn - Secondary) 

If you are studying a Graduate Diploma in Teaching and Learninig (Secondary), you will need to complete your enrolment in person on:

2021 - date tbc - One intake per year - January

Time: 1.30 - 4pm. Your appointment time will be given to you at your Orientation Session
Location: Student Services Centre, Matariki Level 1

CANTEACH Students: If you have submitted the required documentation and received your Enrolment Agreement, you do not need to attend.

Graduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning (GradDipTchLn - Primary) 

If you are studying a Graduate Diploma in Teaching and Learninig (Primary), you will need to complete your enrolment in person on:

2021 - date tbc - One intake per year - January

Time: You will be contacted regarding the time to complete your enrolment
Location: tbc

CANTEACH Students: If you have submitted the required documentation and received your Enrolment Agreement, you do not need to attend.

Graduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning (GradDipTchLn - Early Childhood) 

If you are studying a Graduate Diploma in Teaching and Learninig (Early Childhood), you will need to complete your enrolment in person on:

2021 - date tbc - One intake per year - January

Time: 1.30pm - 4pm. Your appointment time will be given to you at your Orientation Session. 

Location: tbc

Bachelor of Teaching and Learning (BTchLn)

If you are studying a Bachelor of Teaching and Learninig, please refer to the General Enrolment - Semester section.

2021 - date tbc - One intake per year - January

 

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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