UC Update Day |Rongo o te Wā

Christchurch 24-25 June 2019

UC Campus

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 24-25 June includes:

Day One: Monday 24 June 2019

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 (tbc)
  • Bus tour of Christchurch (tbc)

Welcome Dinner: Monday 24 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 [hotel name]
2.00pm Check in at [hotel name]
3.30pm City tour departs from [hotel name] 
5.15pm Transport to dinner venue
5.30pm Arrive at dinner venue
6.00pm Dinner
8.00pm Transport to [hotel name]

Day Two: Tuesday 25 June 2019

This day features:

  • Updates from UC Vice-Chancellor | Tumu Whakarae, Professor Cheryl de la Rey
  • Keynote presentation by XX
  • Your choice of three sessions of College Information Workshops
  • An overview of the UC7 attributes and how we prepare students to change the world
  • An update on new Student support initiatives
  • Tours of the exciting new Rehua building
Day Two Programme
8.15am Transport from Airport to Ernest Rutherford for Day Two arrivals
8.15am Transport from [hotel name] to Ernest Rutherford
8.30am Registration opens, tea and coffee served
9.00am Welcome and overview of the day
9.10am Welcome and update from Professor Cheryl de la Rey, Vice-Chancellor | Tumu Whakarae
9.35am Keynote: XX
10.05am Morning tea
10.30am Liaison Update [check timing here]
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 (Te Moana, Rehua)
1.00pm Tour of Rehua building
1.30pm Bachelor of Communication presentation
2pm Bachelor of Science, Society and Innovation presentation
2.30pm UC7 and Student Support overview
3.00pm Afternoon tea
3.25pm Event concludes. Transport to Airport

Registration

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 2019, 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 2019, please contact us at events@canterbury.ac.nz

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| Rongo o te Wā is an opportunity for secondary school advisors to learn more about what UC has to offer. 

More information becomes available early each year.

Two Update Days are run, one in the North Island and one in Christchurch. If you have any questions currently, please email events@cantebury.ac.nz 

In 2019, the North Island event was held in Auckland. Information on this event can be found by clicking here.