Health and wellbeing
There is a wide range of people available at the University of Canterbury to offer you support, help, and guidance.
Student Care are your support team. They are free, confidential and available to all students at UC, including off campus students.
Sometimes the stresses of life can affect our mood and wellbeing so if you're feeling down or anxious, there are lots of people who can help.
Uni Pharmacy (formerly known as University Pharmacy (Canterbury) Ltd) has been on campus since 1990, serving students, staff and the community.
UCSA Dental is a subsidised dental scheme available to UC students. We are able to assist students with accessing quality, affordable, basic dental treatment.
Whether you want to talk to someone at the University as a starting point or approach community groups directly, it's important to get help.
The Psychology Centre is the clinical psychology training and research centre for the Clinical Psychology Programme at the UC.
University of Canterbury Chaplaincy offers pastoral and practical support regardless of someone’s background or beliefs.
UC takes the issue of sexual assault and supporting victims of sexual assault seriously. Find out more.
UC is committed to a university environment where students can expect safe learning conditions free from harassment.
Who can help me in an emergency?
The Student Care team can help students deal with the aftermaths of emergencies and critical situations. However, if you have an emergency situation, please call security on 6111 ( internal) or 0800 823 637, Christchurch Emergency Services on 111, or Canterbury Psychiatric Emergency Service on 0800 920 092.