UC Examinations

The University of Canterbury runs two Examination Periods, in June and October/November.

The Mid-Year Examinations will take place from Monday 13 June to Saturday 25 June. Please note, there are no exams on Sundays or Matariki Friday 24 June.

The End-of-Year Examinations will take place from Monday 31 October to Saturday 12 November. Please note, there are no exams on Sundays or Show Day Friday 11 November.

The End-of-Year Preliminary Examination Timetable will be available by the end of term 3 teaching.

The End-of-Year Final Examination timetable will be available on Friday 21 October.

The Examinations Office will be sending out your Final Personal Timetable via email. This will include the date/time, duration, format, room, and the exam conditions for each of your exams.

Please make sure that you check the dates and times of your examinations carefully. Students are expected to be available to sit their exams at the dates/times scheduled unless there are reasons outside of their control.

Your location and any adjusted start times will be on your Final Personal Timetable. If you do not receive this information, please contact the Examinations Office.


It is your responsibility to check

the date, time and location of your exams and to download any necessary software to complete the exam.

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