PŪAO ki UC | STAR at UC: on-campus and distance courses

Study at UC while you are still in secondary school.

This programme of courses provides a challenging and stimulating opportunity for keen secondary school students in years 12 and 13. Completed STAR courses are credited towards your degree when you enrol with UC, giving you a head-start in your studies.

On-campus courses

UC has a range of courses available for year 12 and 13 students to study on campus, alongside current university students. It's a great way to experience university life and meet like-minded students.

Distance courses

Year 12 and 13 students anywhere around Aotearoa New Zealand can study STAR courses by distance through UC. For motivated students, this is a chance to get a head start on your university studies before finishing secondary school study.

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Hard copies of STAR at UC brochures

Pick up copies from the Student Services Centre, or email Franka Menzies, UC STAR Coordinator, Ako – Learning & Teaching.

Further information

For questions about STAR at UC courses or any other queries, see the STAR at UC website or email Franka Menzies, UC STAR Coordinator, Ako – Learning & Teaching.