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Additional events

15 January 2024

Check out other events that are happening throughout the orientation period.


Eke Panuku | UC Māori Welcome

Date: Monday 12 February 2024

Location: Te Ao Mārama lawn

Time: 11.00am – 2.00pm 

This event is a chance for new students and whānau to be welcomed to UC, meet with staff from Kā Waimaero | UC Māori and find out more about the university and services for ākonga Māori (Māori students). We look forward to meeting you and your whānau at Eke Panuku!


UC International Student Welcome

Date: Thursday 15 February 2024

Location: Central Lecture Theatres

Time: 10.00am - 3:00pm

If you are a 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!


Get FRESH | Pasifika Welcome

Date: Thursday 15 February 2024

Location: Rehua 226

Time: 9.00am – 4.00pm


Rainbow Welcome Picnic | Rainbow Students

Date: Thursday 22 February 2024

Time: 12.00pm – 1.30pm

Location: Haere-roa Amphitheatre

UCSA, QCanterbury and UC Rainbow are excited to invite you to the Rainbow Welcome Lunch!

We’re celebrating all things Rainbow – come along to Haere-roa and enjoy a lunch in the sun! You’ll be able to learn about QCanterbury, meet the Exec and sign up to the club if you’d like, as well as find out more about the support available on campus through UC Rainbow.

This event is open to all students – Rainbow allies and community members alike. Haere-roa is a welcoming building to everyone, all year around, and features gender-neutral bathrooms and accessible spaces.

Please ensure you register your spot now for catering purposes! 

Library101 Workshops

Date: First week of semester one (Monday 19 – Friday 23 February 2024)

Time: Sessions running multiple times a day

Location: Room 224, Central Library, Puaka-James Hight building

Want to get ahead and have the chance to win 1 of 2 UE Booms? Come along to one of our Library101 classes in the first week of semester and learn 3 things to get ahead in your first term at UC!


UC Jumpstart Programme

Date: Tuesday 13 & Wednesday 14 February 2024

Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm

Location: Central Lecture Theatre

Keen to have a UC Halls-type experience while saving money by staying at home or in a flat?

We have an amazing opportunity for YOU to join our new limited-space programme called JumpStart. University is more than an academic challenge or getting a foot in the career market, it’s also about connecting, socialising, and having fun.

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