Te Whare Kōhungahunga o UC | Early Childhood Learning Centre (ECLC)

Early Childhood Learning Centre

Monday to Friday
7.30am-5.30pm

Address:
116 Ilam Road, Ilam
Christchurch 8140
(entrance from Science Road car park, and next to Security building)

Phone: +64 3 369 5100
Fax: +64 3 364 3305
Email: earlyyears@canterbury.ac.nz

ECLC at UC

Welcome to Te Whare Kōhungahunga o UC | Early Childhood Learning Centre (ECLC), the University of Canterbury’s Early Years Care and Education centre. We accommodate children up to six years old, and accept enrolments from UC students, staff and members of the wider community. We are uniquely placed at the heart of the UC Ilam campus, and offer short-day care (up to 7 hours a day), or long-day care between 7.30am to 5.30pm.

Important dates

8 Jan 2018 - Centre reopens

13 July, Friday - Teacher Only Day - Centre closed

21 Dec, Friday - Centre closes at 12nn for spring cleaning

24 Dec, Monday - Centre, and the University of Canterbury close for the year

7 Jan 2019 - Centre reopens

A multicultural experience

With over 26 languages spoken in our Centre we are one of Christchurch's most diverse early childhood centres and celebrate all aspects of the wonderful cultures that come together here.

Connecting with you and your baby

Strong links between the Centre and the home are important. We work with you to help your child settle and build a sense of belonging in the Centre. 

Enrol your child with ECLC

To arrange a visit or to find out about vacancies at the Centre please contact us.