UC has put together a range of resources to help you and teaching staff. Updates to this page will occur as more resources become available.
What can I do with a degree from UC?
The subjects offered at UC can lead to a range of career options.
View the What can I do with a degree from UC series online.
Virtual Hui Tairanga | UC Info Evenings
Short videos (4-14 mins) on a range of subjects/qualifications are available to share with students who missed our 2021 events.
Guide for international students at NZ secondary schools
Check out this Guide for International Students in NZ Secondary Schools 2022 with key dates and information on applying to study at UC
Best Preparation for University
Discover recommendations for the subjects students should study at school to prepare for their qualification of choice.
What subjects do you enjoy?
Explore how the subjects students like at school might translate to subject they might like to study at UC.
Which UC degree might suit you?
This short 20-question quiz can be useful for students who have no idea what they want to study as the results suggest a few options for them to look into based on their likes and preferences.
Te Mātāpuna Mātātahi | Children’s University
The Children’s University offers a range of online activities and resources aimed at students aged 6-18 years old.
• What is it like to study Science at UC
• Grace Feltham – BSc in Chemistry and Indigenous Studies
• Ashley Beaton – BSc in Environmental Science and Geography
• Caleb McNaughton – BSc in Biochemistry
Benefits of Studying Science
• UC Science academics talk about the benefits of studying science
Science Subject Videos
A range of short subject videos are present by UC Science academics to explain their subject areas:
• Summary of academics giving insights into their subjects
Science Careers Videos
• Logan Williams – BSc Psychology
• Sophie Bainbridge – BSc Geology
• Sylvia McLaren – BSc with Honours in Ecology
Magma Drillers Save Planet Earth
An education game where students will take on a variety of different scientific roles in order to help solve the planet’s environmental and energy levels.
A range of teaching resources for business and economics are available online.
Te Rā Tūhura | Discovery Day Session Videos
Te Rā Tūhura | Discovery Day is designed for Tau (year) 12 students. A range of videos from previous Te Rā Tūhura | Discovery Day events are available.
- Computer Science and Sustainability
- You and Your Cell Phone (Electrical and Computer Engineering)
- The Science of Earthquakes
- Making the world a better place through Forestry
- The Chemical Engineers’ Response to Global Warming
- Fermi Problems: from toilet paper to housing the world
School of Forestry
Why study Forestry Science? Bachelor of Forestry Science
Why study Forest Engineering? BE(Hons) in Forest Engineering
School of Product Design
Chemical Formulation (previously Chemical Natural and Healthcare Product Formulation)
Games, Gadgets & Goo (Discovery Day 2018)
Product Design with Professor Conan Fee
Bachelor of Applied Immersive Game Design
Bachelor of Chemical Formulation
Bachelor of Industrial Product Design
Chemical and Process Engineering
Find out about Chemical and Process Engineering
Towards a Sustainable Future (Discovery Day 2018)
Chemical and Process Engineering Projects
Civil and Natural Resources Engineering
Overview of Civil and Natural Resources Engineering
Computer Science and Software Engineering
What is Computer Science and Software Engineering?
Overview of Computer Science & Software Engineering
Beyond the IT Crowd & Mr. Robot (Discovery Day 2018)
Electrical and Computer Engineering
A Series Short Educational Videos on Electricity & Electrical Engineering by EPECentre
The Future for Electricity is Bright (Discovery Day 2018)
Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering
Mathematics and Statistics
A range of activities to generate interest in law while developing real-world academic and community-focussed skills.
• Employment Law Outreach Scenarios
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Rā Tōmene | UC Open Day