Faith Groups

Campus Church at the Foundry

Cornerstone Campus Church is a church for students and graduates of the University of Canterbury but everybody is welcome. They have small groups so you can connect and learn together with others. Whether you want to deepen your faith or just see what it is all about, you are invited to attend their services at 5pm Sundays at The Foundry – 90 Ilam Road

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UC Muslim Prayer Room

The University has a Muslim Prayer room located on campus at 37 Creyke Road. UC students can access this space 7 days a week by swiping their student ID card. This space is overseen by the Student Success team and access is monitored by security. There are strict protocols to abide by when using this space. For more information please contact

Dovedale Prayer Room

The Dovedale campus Prayer Room is located on the ground floor in the room next to room 116 in the Otakaro building. There is a sign on the door and it is open all day.  If it is being used after 5.00pm, a Canterbury Card will be needed to access it.

Religious Clubs on Campus

Campus Church Students Association

Canterbury Muslim Student Association


Christian Union

Revolution Uni

Student Life

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Churches and Community Faith Groups close to Campus

Al Noor Mosque
Address: 101 Deans Avenue

Anglican Māori Diocese O Te Waipounamu
Address: 290 Ferry Road
Please note for advice regarding Māori tikanga (cultural protocols) on campus please contact mana whenua representatives at the UC Ngāi Tahu Research Centre

Arise Church
Address: Meets at the Aurora Centre,Burnside High School - 151 Greers Rd, Burnside

Avonhead Baptist
Address: 102 Avonhead Road

Chinese Church
Address: 268 Greers Road

Equippers Church
Address: Meets at Middleton GrangeSchool, 25 Arthur Street

Every Nation Church
Address: 42 Lochee Rd, Upper Riccarton

Grace Presbyterian Church
Address: Meets at Christchurch Boys High School, 71 Straven Rd

Ilam Baptist
Address: Meets at Ilam School Hall,66 Ilam Road

Japanese Christian Fellowship
Address: 510 Colombo Street

Riccarton Baptist
Address: 80 Rattray Street

Riccarton Community Church
Address: 44 Elizabeth Street

St Barnabas Anglican Church
Address: 8 Tui Street

St Christopher’s Anglican Church
Address: 244 Avonhead Road, Avonhead

St Pauls Trinity Pacific Presbyterian Church
Address: 236 Cashel Street (cnr Madras & Cashel St, behind the white memorial chairs)
Phone:  03-3791036

St Teresa’s Catholic Church
Address: 8 Puriri Street

Yolin Korean Church
Address: 180 Clarence Street