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Samoan student celebration in Christchurch

Hundreds of Samoan university students arrive in Christchurch this week for six days of competitions and celebration of Samoan culture.


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Eric Richards
MSc in Biochemistry


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Our halls offer academic support and a vibrant student community. Live close to campus in 2016, in a modern, social environment. Applications close 1 October.

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$5,000 Accommodation Grant*

UC has put together an exciting new package, available exclusively to Auckland year-13 students. Read how you could get the ultimate uni experience in 2016! *T&Cs apply

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Got Merit? Got a scholarship!

Unlimited number of UC Undergraduate Entrance Scholarships are available to those who gain NCEA level 3 Merit or Excellence endorsements in year.

UCXchange - OE with UC

UCXchange - OE with UC

Study overseas as part of your degree, find out more about UCXchange and available financial and airfare support at our weekly seminars

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