Go Waitaha Canterbury - Calling Auckland & Wellington Year 13 Students!
The University of Canterbury offers the exciting ‘Go Waitaha Canterbury’ scholarship exclusively to Year 13 students from Auckland and Wellington. Terms and conditions apply, see below for details.
The UC Go Waitaha Canterbury scholarship provides the ultimate all-round student living/learning community for up to 150 students to experience the very best of what Canterbury, Christchurch and this University have to offer.
Enjoy a range of personal development opportunities and adventures as you explore and learn about our region.
NOTE: The nominated hall of residence for the Go Waitaha Canterbury Scholarship this year is Tupuanuku.
See all the incredible adventures our past recipients got up to in our Yearbook:
Applications close 15 August 2021
“I hadn’t even visited the South Island before so it was a big decision, but I'm so glad I did it. I wanted to pick a uni that offered opportunities beyond an academic degree.”
- $5,000 scholarship towards accommodation costs with Unilodge
- On campus, supported living/learning community
- Fully catered accommodation
2 Personal Development
- A range of personal development workshops and seminars
- Professional and career development seminars and opportunities
- Four educational outdoor recreational field trips, unique to the Canterbury region. This includes:
- a winter field trip,
- a summer field trip,
- urban and outdoor activities
- Opportunities to experience and be a part of the Christchurch rebuild, and engage with our Christchurch community and project leaders, either through courses or the Student Volunteer Army.