Services for new students
Get the most out of life as a student at UC. Here you will find information to help you settle in, and find your way around the essential services on offer.
New to UC in 2022?
Visit us at Te Pātaka in the Puaka-James Hight building, opening Jan 2022
Get advice and support from your Kaitoko (first year student advisor), complete your enrolment, find out more about the many services available to first year and new-to-UC students. More info to come.
Get a UC mentor and benefit from advice, support with your studies, new connections and information about life at UC.
UC Pathways is a developmental programme designed to assist your transition to degree study.
Students receive free email accounts and associated email storage quota, accessible on the web or with a mobile device.
Your student ID card, known at UC as your Canterbury Card, is your formal identification for around campus.
A range of high quality health services are available for advice and consultation to ensure you stay in the best possible shape.
Keep up with what’s happening on campus – Tūpono | Insider’s Guide has all the latest news, competitions, upcoming events and student stories.
It is easy to get to campus from most parts of Christchurch by cycling, a short drive or regular bus services.