Campus tours

The best time to visit our attractive and welcoming campus is during Rā Tōmene | UC Open Day on 9 September 2021.

If you can't make that date, you can take a guided tour on one of the dates below.
If these dates don't suit, you can take a self-guided tour or virtual tour to explore our campus online instead.

Take a virtual tour

Click on your interest area below to explore our campus online

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

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

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

Tours are not available on weekends or Public Holidays.

Please contact campustours@canterbury.ac.nz if you require further information.

Please book in with a Liaison Officer if you require course planning advice.

Campus Tour with Halls of Residence tour

These finish at approx. 2:30pm. 

Please click on the date you would like to visit
  9 July 13 August 17 September
  30 July 20 August  
    27 August  

College Visit with Halls of Residence tour

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. These finish at approx. 4:30pm.

Please click on the date you would like to visit
2 July 19 July 6 August 3 September
12 July 21 July    
14 July 23 July    
16 July      

Campus Tour Only

These finish at approx. 11:15am. 

Please click on the date you would like to visit
  10 September 1 October 5 November
  24 September 15 October  
    22 October  
    29 October  

Please contact the Hall of Residence(s) directly if you are interested in visiting on a date an accommodation tour isn't offered. 

College Visit Only

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. These finish at approx. 12:45pm.

Please click on the date you would like to visit
4 October         6 October         8 October     

Please contact the Hall of Residence(s) directly if you are interested in visiting on a date an accommodation tour isn't offered.

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.

Please contact the Hall of Residence(s) directly if you are interested in visiting on a date an accommodation tour isn't offered.

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.