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UC Careers Evening - Explore your pathways to success!

25 June 2024
Event Details

calendar_todayTuesday 25 June 2024

schedule 6:00PM - 8:30PM

location_onCentral Lecture Theatre, UC Campus



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About the Event

Join us to discover the array of career pathways awaiting graduates, guiding you towards selecting the perfect study pathway for your future success! Explore and select from the subject areas below:

  • Arts
  • Business
  • Criminal Justice
  • Digital Screen
  • Law
  • Oranga – Health, Sport and Social Work
  • Science
  • Teaching
  • Youth and Community Leadership
  • Plus, a session on Debunking career changes

Sessions will feature UC graduates, industry experts, UC academics and other employers. Register now and choose up to 2 sessions to find out more. (Digital Screen will run across both sessions)

Light refreshments will be available from 5:30pm on the night, and information stalls open for you to ask any questions, including scholarships and career advice.

Session descriptions


The career opportunities with an Arts degree are endless with graduates working in an array of different industries from business owners to creative freelancers, and everything in between. Arts teaches into many subject areas including; sustainability, communications, languages, creative arts, policy and many more. Come along to hear about some of the amazing career journeys from our alumni and where their Arts degree has taken them. 


Come along to explore the evolving world of Business and discover where your Commerce degree can take you. Hear about new career paths, job descriptions and roles in various finance and business fields.

Criminal Justice

Are you thinking about studying Criminal Justice at the University of Canterbury but are not too sure where it could lead? Come and join us to hear more about the possibilities that await in this field! Hear from our inspiring graduates, meet our current students, and find out more about the variety of career opportunities in Criminal Justice, some careers may surprise you!

Digital Screen

Create the worlds we see on screen! Join us to hear from leading experts in the film, game, animation and sound world and what career opportunities are available after completion of studying our Bachelor of Digital Screen with Honours Degree here at UC! We will have local screen creative experts share their career journeys, including Game Developer Benjamin Hart and Documentary maker Richard Lord. Followed by our academic staff share about the structure of our degree, including information about our new indigenous narrative minor and the importance of good storytelling. This will be followed by engaging with the speakers and staff if you have any questions.


Are you thinking about studying Law at the University of Canterbury but are not too sure where it could lead? Come and join us at UC Law’s presentation to hear more about the possibilities that await! Hear from our inspiring graduates, meet our current students, and find out more about the variety of career opportunities in Law and the many other pathways available!

Oranga – Health, Sport and Social Work

Hear from our alumni and industry professionals about the different careers available, the demand for workers in these fields and how our graduates are making a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.


Looking to explore a career in science? Hear from industry experts and discover how a degree in science can open doors to diverse and exciting industries. From groundbreaking research in sustainability to innovative advancements in communications technology, learn how science graduates are at the forefront of shaping the future.


Making a difference every day, discover the joy of teaching! Teaching is a fun and rewarding career, with a current teacher shortage in Aotearoa, our kura need you!

Youth and Community Leadership

What impact can you make and what type of career can you build with a degree in Youth and Community Leadership? Discover the endless options from utilising the hands-on transferable skills and flexibility studying this programme at UC.

De-bunking career changes

Thinking about a career change but don’t know where to start? Come along and learn about the different pathways and support available to demystify the process. Hear from some of our graduates who have been through a recent career change and from those who specialise within UC Careers and Post Grad studying options.

More information

Please contact Jackie Scott, Promotions and Outreach Coordinator for Digital Screen


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