Christchurch is currently in COVID Alert Level 2. 

Campus Tours will be resuming on the 17th of September, and we will be following Ministry of Health and the Tertiary Education Commission guidelines. Halls of Residence tours are not operating at this time, and will only resume when Christchurch is in Alert Level 1.

Campus tours

If the scheduled campus tour 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 from the Matariki building student services area. Good footwear, weather suitable clothing and snacks help for an enjoyable tour. 

Tours are not available on weekends or Public Holidays.

Please contact if you require further information.

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

Campus Tour Only

These tours run from 10:00am - 11:15am. 

Please click on the date you would like to visit
24 September 1 October 5 November
  22 October 12 November 
  29 October  

These tours run from 3:30pm - 4:45pm

Please click on the date you would like to visit
22 September 20 October 3 November
29 September 27 October 10 November

Campus Tour & 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 run from 10:00am - 12:45pm.

Please click on the date you would like to visit
4 October     6 October     8 October   
11 October 13 October 15 October


Halls of Residence

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

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. 

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.