Rongo o te Wā 2021

Save the date: 29 and 30 March

Rongo o te Wā

Rongo o te Wā gives Careers Advisors the chance to learn more about how UC’s unique, world-class education experience gives graduates the edge.

Rongo o te Wā is free to attend, including accommodation and food. Travel reimbursements are available for one attendee per school located outside of Ōtautahi Christchurch.

The Programme

We have an exciting two-day programme planned for our 2021 event, and you can book to attend either one or both days.

Day One | Monday 29 March

Day one is a specific day just for Careers Advisors and will cover:

  • Accommodation Services update and tours
  • Lunch in the inner city 
  • Keynote presentations:
    • Vice-Chancellor Professor Cheryl de la Rey
    • Academic success and pathways
    • Discover the UC experience - straight from a UC student
  • Welcome Dinner
Day One Programme
8.30am-10.30am On demand tours of Tupuānuku
10.00am Airport collection and transfer to UC
10.30am Registration and welcome morning tea 
10.50am Welcome and overview of the day
11.15am Accommodation Services update
11.35am Hall of Residence tour
12.45pm Bus to the City Centre
1.00pm Lunch at Riverside Markets
1.45pm Walk to Tūranga
2.15pm Keynote: Professor Cheryl de la Rey, Tamu Whakarae | Vice-Chancellor
2.40pm Keynote: Academic success and pathways
3.00pm The UC experience from a student perspective
3.20pm  Walk to Novotel and Check-In 
  Free time 
5.15pm Walk to Botanic for Dinner
5.30pm Welcome dinner 
7.30pm Return to Novotel Hotel

Please note these times and specific locations are subject to change.

Day Two | Tuesday 30 March

Day Two Programme
8.00am Transport from Novotel Hotel to campus
8.30am Registration opens, tea and coffee served
8.55am Welcome 
9.00am Keynote: Empowering Students for Future of Work
9.25am Ask the expert session 1
10.05am Ask the expert session 2
10.30am Morning tea
11.05am Ask the expert session 3
11.40am Keynote: Bachelor of Youth and Community Leadership
12.10pm Lunch
1.00pm Keynote: Bachelor of Data Science
1.30pm Keynote: Scholarships at UC - Top tips for your students
2.00pm Keynote: Bachelor of Enviromental Science
2.30pm Event ends - buses depart to the Airport

Please note these times and specific locations are subject to change.

Info Evening 2019

2019 session slides

Click here to see the 2019 Update Day session slides