Make the most of your break – spend some time on your studies

It might feel like the last thing you want to do, but the mid-semester break is a great time to take charge and get ahead on your studies. Although lectures won’t be running, UC’s support services will still be here for you to catch up on your study and plan ahead for the rest of the semester. 

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UC Libraries

The Central, EPS and Macmillian Brown libraries are closed from Friday 2 April – Tuesday 6 April for Easter, but will resume their normal hours from Wednesday 7 April.

Plan your study and view UC’s library opening hours here>

Take charge with Te Pokapū Pūkenga Ako | Academic Skills Centre

With Term 2 workshops soon to be released, the break is the perfect time to book in some classes, whether you’re looking to upskill in notetaking, presenting or essay writing. You can also book in a one-on-one workshop to get help with specific assessments or challenges you’re facing. Learn more about Te Pokapū Pūkenga Ako here>

Learn About Your Success Toolkit

Everybody learns differently, but there are core tips that help everyone succeed when studying. UC’s Success Toolkit helps you build on your skills with some key tools and tips.

Download UCGO

Keep updated on the move, with the app that gives you access to your emails, timetable and key study info, wherever you spend your break. Learn more and download now>

Not sure about your courses?

Reaching the end of Term 1 can make you reflect on the work you’ve done so far, and what your options are for the rest of the semester. Uni is all about growing and changing, so if you’re thinking about changing courses, UC’s kaitohutohu ākonga | student advisors are incredibly helpful when planning your degree.  

Make time for you 

Over the next few weeks make sure to refresh, recharge and take some time for yourself too. Ngahau! (Enjoy!)

Check out the Careers Hub

It’s never too early to start thinking about your graduate plans – and UC are here to help. UC Careers offer a range of seminars, career consultations and resources that can fast track your professional aspirations. They can help you find out where you want to go with your degree, provide job and application tools, as well as giving you feedback on your CV or LinkedIn profile.

What else can you do to make the most of the break? 

 

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