Te Pātaka, UC’s student services hub, is the first place to visit if you’ve got a question or need help with something while you’re studying at UC. Te Pātaka is located in the centre of Ilam campus on levels 2 and 3 in Puaka-James Hight Central Library. Find out more.
University can be an exciting and challenging time for many students. No matter what you're feeling, it takes some time to learn how to navigate the university system, and it's not always obvious what support services are available.
The most important thing to know is that you don't need to do it on your own: UC has a wide range of dedicated support services set up to help you keep well and achieve your academic goals.
This area of the website has all of that information. If you can't find what you're looking for or need a quick question answered, click on the red "Ask UC" button on the bottom right of your screen and someone will do their best to point you in the right direction.
The Student Care team offers practical advice for your wellbeing and success as a UC student.
Support services for student communities such as māori, pasifika, adult, international, and LGBTQIA+ students.
There is a wide range of services on campus to support students with physical, sexual and mental health needs.
If you are currently experiencing temporary financial hardship you may be eligible for financial assistance.
Careers, Internships & Employment staff are qualified and experienced career consultants and graduate recruitment specialists.
Depending on the nature of your legal query, different services can help. Use this page as a starting point.
Find out what to do in the event of a natural disaster like an earthquake, a fire or a security incident.