UC Guardian

Activity

Guardians patrol the campus, attend university events to offer assistance to visitors at UC as needed and identify any issues to UC Security. They offer help and support to students at UC as volunteers and will receive training in First Aid, radio telephone procedure and conflict resolution.

Hours involved in the activity

Up to 2 modules of 12 hours minimum per module. For every 12 hours of active learning you can claim recognition for one skill and one attribute. NB: opportunities only exist to develop the skills and attributes specified for this activity in the grey areas of the table below. For this activity you can claim a maximum of two learning and development outcomes.

Contact

Ken McEwen
Manager Security & Campus Community Support
UC Security Office
114 Ilam Road
Email: ken.mcewen@canterbury.ac.nz

Work readiness skill/Graduate attribute

By actively engaging in this activity, you can claim against the pre-determined intersection points detailed below. You should reflect on your experience and select the WRS/GA intersection point(s) that best represents your learning outcome.

  • A1 - Communication - You communicate in a bicultural and culturally responsive manner with people of a different cultural background.
  • A3 - Leadership - You demonstrate your sound knowledge of te reo Māori, tikanga and kawa (marae protocol) when building relationships within the team.
  • A4 - Learning - You recognise that learning in a different cultural setting can be challenging and may require different or new approaches.
  • A6 - Problem Solving - You demonstrate a holistic approach to problem solving and seek to apply this in a bicultural context.
  • A7 - Self-Management - You recognise and address your own filters, privileges, biases, and cultural preferences and identify self-development opportunities in the bicultural space.
  • A8 - Teamwork - You recognise and validate the prior knowledge, experience and skills that team members bring.

Note – In order to claim for Bicultural Confidence and Competence you must complete a training session. Contact us for more information. 

  • B1 - Communication - You communicate effectively and appropriately for your audience and easily listen to others.
  • B3 - Leadership – You keep the team motivated towards the final goal and model leadership in the community.
  • B5 - Planning & Organising - You coordinate tasks for a range of people.
  • B7 - Self-Management - You keep yourself on task and evaluate your own work performance.
  • C1 - Communication - You can share and write information clearly.
  • C7 - Self-Management – You identify skills that could make you more successful.
  • C8 - Teamwork – You work with your team to resolve any issues that occur.
  • C9 - Technology – You select the best applications to use for specific tasks.
  • D1 - Communication – You explain your thoughts to be better understood and respect other cultural norms.
  • D2 - Initiative and Enterprise – You plan ways to enhance common practices and draw ideas from other cultures.
  • D4 - Learning – You understand new ideas and develop new techniques to achieve a goal.
  • D6 - Problem solving – You test what works in a situation and develop strategies to resolve issues.
  • D7 - Self-Management – You take responsibility for your own work.
  • D8 - Teamwork – You cooperate with different working styles and seize opportunities to learn from others.
Matrix intersection points for UC Guardians (highlighted in grey)
Co-curricular Record (CCR)

UC Graduate Attributes (GAs)

Bicultural Competence & Confidence Community Engagement Employability Innovation & Enterprise Global Awareness
Work Readiness Skills (WRS) Communication A1 B1 C1 D1
Initiative and enterprise A2 B2 C2 D2
Leadership A3 B3 C3 D3
Learning A4 B4 C4 D4
Planning and organising A5 B5 C5 D5
Problem solving A6 B6 C6 D6
Self-management A7 B7 C7 D7
Teamwork A8 B8 C8 D8
Technology A9 B9 C9 D9

CCR criteria

  • UC affiliated
  • Not for academic credit

Are you interested in participating in this activity?