Discounts and Perks

University Holidays

The University offers generous annual leave entitlements, which can total up to 6 weeks for the majority of our staff (inclusive of our University holidays).


The University of Canterbury participates in a carpool scheme to help staff and students get to campus, save money and lower their carbon footprint. 

Travel – Orbit

Orbit undertakes the corporate travel requirements for The University of Canterbury, but as a member of the House of Travel group, Orbit is also able to offer benefits for UC Staff’s personal travel.

As a UC Staff Travel Club Member you receive:

  • Regular emails with travel news and specials
  • Exclusive international airfare specials using special University fares
  • Access to special hotel and rental car rates
  • Access to the University of Canterbury travel insurance
  • Duty Free Discount vouchers

The University of Canterbury Staff Travel Club (staff only)