Open day timetable
Specific course and subject information sessions run throughout the day. These last for approximately 45 minutes and include:
- What each subject is about
- What skills you will gain
- How it is taught
- Where our graduates have been employed and what jobs and activities our graduates do
- An opportunity for Q & A
* indicates a session or tour that is repeated.
^ Languages include Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Russain, Spanish
**Bachelor of Communication proposed for start in Febryary 2019, subject to approval
Services and Support Sessions
The University of Canterbury makes a significant commitment to providing a wide range of services to enable students to develop their full potential and to reach their education goals. Find out what services are available, ask questions and pick up information at the Info Hub.
10am, 12pm and 3pm
A helpful and informative overview of the accommodation options for students considering study at UC. Topics covered include a brief summary of our student villages and halls of residence, including their differences and how to apply, private renting in the area and homestay/private board.
11am and 3pm
Information regarding fees, scholarships (including how to apply for them) and financial support for students.
12pm and 4pm
Time and time again students come to UC because of the student life they have outside of the classroom. Come find out what our student clubs, events, cafes and services do for students and why we are always regarded as the most vibrant student body in the country.
9am, 1pm and 4pm
With so many options to choose from and different terminology used it’s not surprising that university can seem like a big leap from high school, with you asking questions such as:
- How is a degree structured?
- What’s the difference between a double degree and a double major?
- What support is available to me?
Students and parents are invited to this session given by the UC Liaison team who will answer these questions and many more.
Explore nearly 70 major subjects and discover where a degree from UC can take you. Find out what skills and attributes employers seek from students and graduates, and how you can make the most of your time at UC to develop these.
11 – 11.45am and 2 – 2.45pm
The move from secondary school to university is a major step in our lives. It represents the start of adult life and comes with a new-found sense of independence and responsibility.
As a parent, you want the best for your child. You want them to have a quality education that will prepare them for whatever they decide to do in the future. You want them to have the freedom to discover new things and make their own choices, but you also want them to be safe and supported.
At UC we want the same thing. Our priority is to provide a safe and inclusive learning environment for our students and to provide a supportive partnership for their whānau and
This session will give parents and whānau an overview of UC’s learning environment and support services available to our students.
Parents and whānau are welcome to attend information sessions during Open Day. If there is a high demand for a particular session parents and whānau will be asked to give their seat to a student. For health and safety reasons we cannot allow sitting on the floor and stairways. We appreciate your understanding and wish you an amazing day.
What do I need to think about when selecting my subjects for year 13? Do my year 12 results matter for University Entrance (UE)? I’m thinking of going on overseas exchange for year 13, how can I get UE? This session is designed specifically for year 12 students to give an introduction to university and how it differs from high school.