UC International Welcome

New Student Induction

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

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Wednesday 12 July 2023

Haere Mai | Welcome!

If you are new UC international student (or transitioning to campus for the first time), join us for a fun and informative welcome to help you meet other students, key international support staff, and learn how to settle into your new life in Ōtautahi Christchurch as a UC international student!

Students who are welcome to joint this event are:

  • Study Abroad and Exchange students
  • New Zealand Manaaki Scholarship students
  • UCIC, CCEL and other pathway students transitioning to UC Campus
  • Students who have been studying online with us and are coming to campus for the first time
  • New international Undergraduate and Postgraduate students

What’s involved?

  • Goodie bags!
  • A Māori welcome to campus
  • International Student Orientation sessions
  • Kai (lunch), music, international support stalls, and the opportunity to make connections with other new students
  • To finish up, you have the option to join the Amazing Race around our beautiful campus, led by student mentors.

You can also find some settling in information here on UC's webpage. We recommend checking the International Induction page on Pre UC, Education NZ's resources on Nau Mai, or email us on iro@cantebury.ac.nz with any questions you or your whānau (family) may have. bWe also have a WhatsApp chat group and a WeCht chat group for the July 2023 intake. Please email us if you want to join the chat groups. 


Registration is open now