International Welcome

UC offers an Arrival Week Programme for all international students arriving to study at UC for the first time. It includes an official welcome, information sessions and social activities.

International Welcome Hero

Monday 8 July 2019 - 9.30am start

The International Welcome is essential for all students commencing study in July 2019. The programme will help you get settled to start your semester here as well as a great opportunity to meet fellow students.

If you are newly arriving in New Zealand, you can contact the Student Care team for information. 

International Enrolment in Person

Semester 2, 2019 - All international students must complete their enrolment in person between 9 - 12 & 15 July 2019. You must book an enrolment session to complete your enrolment.

Academic Skills for International Students

At this free academic orientation, you will meet other international students and participate in workshops to prepare you for your studies. This event is designed for students from non-English-speaking countries, but all international students are welcome to register. The event includes academic writing, avoiding plagiarism and understanding university expectations.

To register email note enrolment is limited to the first 30 registrations.

Postgraduate students

The Student Experience team organises and runs regular PhD, Doctoral and Masters by Research Student Orientation sessions to welcome domestic and international postgraduate students to UC and Christchurch.

More information

For further information please contact


2020 Semester 1 - International Welcome - Monday 10 February 2020