Campus tours

Take a virtual tour

(Click on your interest area below to explore)

Take a virtual tour of our campus

College of Engineering virtual tour

College of Science virtual tour

Tour our halls of residence


We encourage you to visit our attractive and welcoming Campus on a guided or self-guided tour.

Campus tours are scheduled on most Fridays during term time. At other times, you are welcome to take a self-guided campus tour.

Tours are not available on weekends or Public Holidays.

Campus tours start at 10am sharp. Good footwear, weather suitable clothing and snacks help for an enjoyable tour. 

2021 Campus Tours will begin on April 23. If you require a tour before this date, please take a self-guided tour.


What you will see

Our Tour Guides give insider knowledge of different areas of the university.

Guided campus tours

Guided campus tours visit the library, bookshop, lecture theatres, the recreation centre, student social and study spaces, and some of our fantastic new learning facilities. Please click on the date you would like to visit:

Campus Tour Only

30 April       25 June 15 October
14 May 10 September       22 October
28 May 24 September 29 October
11 June 1 October 5 November

Campus Tour with Halls of Residence tour

21 May 13 August
18 June       20 August
9 July 27 August
30 July 17 Septmber

College visits

This tour begins with a guided campus tour and will include a tour of the college facilities specific to your interest and a broad overview of your area of interest. Please book in with a Liaison Officer if you require course planning advice. Please click on the date you would like to visit:

College Visit with Halls of Residence tour

23 April           2 July 19 July  6 August
7 May 12 July             21 July             3 September
4 June 14 July 23 July  
  16 July    

College Visit Only

4 October       6 October       8 October


Halls of Residence

A visit to the halls of residence can be added to your tour booking form. Please click that you would 'like to visit the halls of residence' and you will be added to the accommodation tour. Each hall of residence takes 30 minutes to view, and a walking tour will take you to all of the accommodation options. Please wear comfortable footwear.

From September 17th accommodation tours will only be available by individual appointment. Please contact the Hall of Residence(s) directly if you are interested in visiting. 

Halls of residence will only be open for tours in Covid Alert Level 1.

You may also choose to watch recordings of the hall webinars held in September 2020 to get a feel for each hall.


Self-guided campus tours

Can’t make a scheduled tour date? You are welcome to do your own self-guided tour from 9.00am til 4.00pm.

Get a map

Print your Self Guided Campus Tour Map or collect one from the Student Hub (Matariki building).

Alternatively, you can download online maps from the UC Finder App from the iTunes Store or Google Play


School tours

We welcome school groups to visit campus.

It is a fantastic opportunity for students to see where they will be studying after secondary school and to encourage them to start planning for their future.

Please complete the UC School Visit Request Form to organise a campus tour for your school.