Other orientations held around O Day

Eke Panuku | UC Māori Orientation 2023 

Date: Monday 13 February 

Location: Te Ao Mārama lawn

Time: 10.00am 

This event is a chance for new students and whānau to be welcomed to UC, meet with staff from Te Waka Pākākāno | Office of the Assistant Vice-Chancellor Māori, Pacific and Equity and find out more about the university and services for ākonga Māori (Māori students). We look forward to meeting you and your whānau at Eke Panuku! 

Register here

For more information email maoridevelopment@canterbury.ac.nz or call +64 3 369 3868

UC International Student Welcome

Monday 13 February 2023

UC offers a welcome and orientation session for all international students arriving to study at UC for the first time. 

  • Meet other international students
  • Be introduced to key UC staff
  • Learn about student support services on campus
  • Receive enrolment guidance
  • Learn about bi-culturalism in Aotearoa (New Zealand)
  • Refreshments and lunch provided

While this event is mandatory for all new to UC International Students, we ask that you register so we know the exact numbers for planning and catering purposes.

Register here

Get FRESH | Pasifika Orientation 

Thursday 16 February 2023

Location: UC Pasifika Orientation Get Fresh 2023

Time: 10.30am – 11.30am

Register here

Welcome Lunch | Rainbow Students 

Date: Wednesday 1 March

Time: 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Location: Haere-roa Amphitheatre

UCSA, QCanterbury and UC Rainbow are excited to invite you to the Rainbow Welcome Lunch!

We’re celebrating all things Rainbow – come along to Haere-roa and enjoy a lunch in the sun! You’ll be able to learn about QCanterbury, meet the Exec and sign up to the club if you’d like, as well as find out more about the support available on campus through UC Rainbow.

This event is open to all students – Rainbow allies and community members alike. Haere-roa is a welcoming building to everyone, all year around, and features gender-neutral bathrooms and accessible spaces.

Please ensure you register your interest for catering purposes!

Register here

Accesibilty Services BBQ Welcome

Tuesday 21 Feburary 

Time: 12.00pm - 1.00pm

Location Forestry Lawn


For Teacher Education Orientation Information please see here.