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Discovery Day 2018

In 2018, just over 900 Year 12 students and teachers from the Christchurch and Canterbury region enjoyed the opportunity to experience university life for a day.


Ever wondered what it’s like to be a university student?

Discovery Day is your chance to find out. Experience a real university day at UC by choosing your own timetable and going to lectures, enjoying lunch with a group of new mates and seeing what opportunities you enjoy.

  • Take part in lectures of your choice and see how your school subjects relate to university
  • Discover the differences between school and university
  • Learn why university study is valuable
  • Explore the support services UC provides
  • Find out what’s on offer to UC students.

Campus tours

Tours of the university campus and accommodation options are offered to members of the public, international visitors and schools. Find out about campus tours at UC. 

Events, open days and visits to campus

There are a variety of opportunities throughout the year to visit our campus or talk to our Liaison team. Find out more about campus tours and future student events.

More information

Liaison Office
Student Services Centre
University of Canterbury
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

Freephone 0800 VARSITY (827 748)