UC Update Day
25-26 June 2018
Careers staff and international directors play a vital role in providing information and advice to secondary school students about their future tertiary study options.
UC Update Day is an opportunity for secondary school advisors to learn more about what UC has to offer. This exciting two-day offering over 25-26 June includes:
Day One: Monday 25 June 2018
This first day is aimed at those from outside the Canterbury region and/or those who haven’t visited UC’s accommodation options recently. It includes:
- A welcome morning tea
- Accommodation updates based in University Hall
- A UC campus tour
- Lunch at Rochester and Rutherford Hall
- Bus tour of Christchurch detailing SVA contributions to the city
Welcome dinner: Monday 25 June
UC will host a Welcome Dinner in the central city in the evening. All who register for either day are invited to attend.
|Day One Programme|
|10.00am||Airport collection and transfer to University Hall|
|10.30am||Registration and welcome morning tea at University Hall|
|10.50am||Welcome and overview of the day|
|10.55am||Intro and updates on UC accommodation options|
|11.30am||Depart University Hall on UC Campus Tour|
|12.30pm||Lunch at Rochester and Rutherford Hall|
|1.30pm||Transport from Rochester and Rutherford Hall to Chateau on the Park|
|2.00pm||Check in at Chateau on the Park|
|3.30pm||City tour departs from Chateau on the Park - featuring Student Volunteer Army sites|
|5.30pm||Transport to dinner venue|
|5.55pm||Arrive at dinner venue|
|8.00pm||Transport to Chateau on the Park|
Day Two: Tuesday 26 June 2018
This day features:
- Updates from UC Vice-Chancellor | Tumu Whakarae, Dr Rod Carr
- Keynote presentation by Product Design specialist, Prof Conan Fee
- Your choice of three sessions of College Information Workshops
- A showcase of the UC7 attributes and how we prepare students to change the world
- Tours of the exciting new Ernest Rutherford Science building
- UC International College information, and professional development options UC can offer teachers
|Day Two Programme|
|8.15am||Transport from Airport to Engineering Core for Day Two arrivals|
|8.15am||Transport from Chateau on the Park to Engineering Core|
|8.30am||Registration opens, tea and coffee served|
|9.00am||Welcome and overview of the day|
|9.10am||Welcome and update from Dr Rod Carr, Vice-Chancellor | Tumu Whakarae|
|9.25am||Keynote: Product Design Prof Conan Fee|
|10.00 -10.25am||Morning tea|
|10.30am||First College Information Workshop|
|11 – 11.05am||Transition|
|11.05am||Second College Information Workshop|
|11.35 – 11.40am||Transition|
|11.40pm||Third College Information Workshop|
|12.10pm||Lunch (Ernest Rutherford)|
|1.00pm||Expo-style presentation of UC7 areas: Support, Enterprise, Community, Bicultural, Global, Active and Academic|
|2.00pm||Tour of new Science building: Ernest Rutherford|
|2.30pm||Postgraduate education options|
|2.45pm||UC International College (UCIC) update|
|3.00 - 3.25pm||Afternoon tea|
|4.00pm||Event concludes - Transport to Airport|
Travel, accommodation and parking
We are pleased to offer one travel reimbursement per school for those travelling to this event from outside Christchurch.
This travel contribution is to the value of $200 for flights, or to the value of $60 toward petrol.
Please book your own flights. Reimbursements for distance travel will be paid to the attendees’ school following the event, by Tuesday 24 July.
Parking is available in the Meremere (Law) car park, off University Drive. No parking vouchers are required. Click to view map.
Accommodation on the night of Monday 25 June for attendees travelling from outside Christchurch will be at the Chateau on the Park. This booking, including breakfast, will be provided and organised by UC.
Please indicate your travel and accommodation requirements when completing the registration form.
Due to the increasing popularity of this event, places for 2018 are limited. Invitations with a personal link to register will be emailed to you directly, with registrations opening to all schools on the 26 March. Please respond to your invitation as soon as possible to register your place.
Thank you for your interest in registering for Update Day. We have experienced very high demand for places this year, and all places have now been booked.
If you wish to be placed on a waitlist for any tickets that may become available - please contact kathryn.Harrison@canterbury.ac.nz.
Information covered during Update Day 2018, including presentation slides, will be available on our website following the event.
What happens next
Following your registration, we will be in touch with any updates in the lead up to the event.
We look forward to welcoming you to our campus!
If you have a question about Update Day 2018, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org