Go Canterbury Award Recipient
Go Canterbury Award Recipients are first-year students living together in a Hall of Residence as a learning community. They engage in personal and career development, outdoor educational and recreation field trips, and are encouraged to take an active role in the Christchurch rebuild as part of the Go Canterbury programme.
Only current Go Canterbury Award Recipients are eligble for this activity
Hours involved in the activity
One modules of a minimum 12 hours. For every 12 hours of active learning you can claim recognition for one skill and one attribute. NB: opportunities only exist to develop the skills and attributes specified for this activity in the grey areas of the table below. For this activity you can claim a maximum of one learning and development outcome.
Work readiness skill/Graduate attribute
By actively engaging in this activity, you can claim against the pre-determined intersection points detailed below. You should reflect on your experience and select the WRS/GA intersection point(s) that best represents your learning outcome.
- B1 - Communication - Go Canterbury Award Recipients live and learn together, interacting on a daily basis. They liaise regularly with their Go Canterbury Student Managers and communicate effectively with each other and the community during activities.
- B4 - Learning - Go Canterbury Award Recipients attend personal and career development workshops and apply the skills they’ve learned to outdoor activities including the Christchurch rebuild. Recipients attend first aid training.
- B7 - Self-Management - Go Canterbury Award Recipients effectively manage their interpersonal relationships and work load during their transition from school to a new city and settling into a university communal living environment.
- B8 - Teamwork - Go Canterbury Award Recipients live and learn collaboratively, and effectively engage as a team in outdoor recreation and Christchurch rebuild activities.
- C1 - Communication - Go Canterbury Award Recipients effectively and appropriately engage with each other and the wider Canterbury community as representatives of UC.
- C2 - Initiative & enterprise - Go Canterbury Award Recipients actively participate in personal and career development workshops and embrace new experiences and opportunities.
- C4 - Learning - Go Canterbury Award Recipients attend personal and career development workshops, and develop their interpersonal skills by living and working together as a group.
- C8 - Teamwork - Go Canterbury Award Recipients develop constructive collaborative relationships with other Go Canterbury Awardees and with Go Canterbury Student Managers.
|Co-curricular Record (CCR)||
UC Graduate Attributes (GAs)
|Bicultural Competence & Confidence||Community Engagement||Employability Innovation & Enterprise||Global Awareness|
|Work Readiness Skills (WRS)||Communication||A1||B1||C1||D1|
|Initiative and enterprise||A2||B2||C2||D2|
|Planning and organising||A5||B5||C5||D5|
- UC affiliated
- Not an academic prerequisite
- Not for academic credit
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