Kaitohutohu Ākonga | Student Advisors for continuing students

If you have completed your first year at UC and have some questions about your next years of study or need help planning your courses, a Kaitohutohu Ākonga | Student Advisor can help you.

Kaitohutohu Ākonga can help with various aspects of studying at UC, including:

  • degree planning
  • structuring double degrees and conjoint degrees
  • withdrawing from courses
  • semester planning
  • qualification completion and graduation eligiblity
  • cross-crediting between degrees and transferring between degrees
  • guidance on university processes and regulations
  • applying for a limited entry programme
  • applying for a prerequisite and/or co-requisite waiver
  • getting a high study workload approved
  • taking a course elsewhere for credit towards a UC qualification

Specialised advice

There is a Student Advisor in your study area to give you specialised advice about your qualification:

Helpful links

Manage your study

For details on university processes such as changing your enrolment, applying for exemption from a prerequisite or co-requisite, and transferring credit from another university.

Key Dates

Application closing dates and change of enrolment dates. 

Fees and Funding

How your fees are calculated, tuition fee estimates, payment options and how to fund your studies. 

University Terms & Glossary

Common university terms explained, such as 'undergraduate' and 'postgraduate'. 

Support Services

A wide range of services to support students is available. 

Contact details

Faculty/School  Email Phone Building
Arts artsdegreeadvice@canterbury.ac.nz +64 3 369 3377  Elsie Locke  
Business studybusiness@canterbury.ac.nz +64 3 369 3654
+64 3 369 3577 
Education educationadvice@canterbury.ac.nz +64 3 369 3333  Rehua 
Engineering engdegreeadvice@canterbury.ac.nz +64 3 369 4271
+64 3 369 4272 
John Britten 
Health studyhealth@canterbury.ac.nz  +64 3 369 5392  Rehua 
Law lawandjusticedegreeadvice@canterbury.ac.nz  +64 3 369 3555  Meremere 
Science scienceugadvice@canterbury.ac.nz  +64 3 369 4141 Beatrice Tinsley