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Stress less over exams

Yip, it’s almost that time again: Exams. To help you get through and thrive like the amazing person you are, the UCSA is providing a few services over the coming weeks. Check out our website for more information, and hit up our services.

Stress Less Study Week, 21–25 October: A week of giveaways and activities to help you stay well. Think: Morning tea, group fitness, a quiz at The Foundry, and more!

Exam Breakfasts, 29 October to 9 November: Pretty self-explanatory, but we’re teaming up with Fresh Up to deliver hot breakfasts that will fill your belly.

  • Available at Haere-roa.
  • From 7.45am.
  • Exam days only.
  • Until 10am or serves run out. First in, first served!

Exam Dinners, 29 October to 8 November: Tasty $10 dinners from 5pm–8pm in The Foundry. Available weekdays only.

Study Rooms in Haere-roa, 21–28 October: We’re opening up spaces inside Haere-roa so you can find a quiet place to hit the books.

Good luck with your exams. You’ll do great!

Exam meals

Supreme Clubs recognised

UC’s clubs and societies came out to celebrate recently at the 2019 Supreme Club Awards.

UC has a massive club culture on campus, with around 160 student-run clubs and societies operating. The groups cover everything from sport, recreation and academic interests to cultural groups.

For Supremes, it’s up to students to nominate and vote for their picks, while the UCSA organises the fun stuff.

Congratulations to this year’s winners!

Supreme Club: UC Investment Society

Small Supreme Club: University of Canterbury Muslim Students’ Association

Best New Club: UC Women in Business

Best Social Event Photo: UC Ultimate

Best Outdoor Activity Photo: Cuba

Best Merchandise: UC Amateur Sport Society

The Green Club: Student Volunteer Army

Outstanding Contribution to Clubs: Sati Ravichardiren

Community Contribution Award: Student Volunteer Army

Best Sport or Recreational Club: UC Bike

Best Social Club: Opsoc

Best Religious Club: University of Canterbury Muslim Students’ Association

Best Performance: Canterbury Malaysian Students’ Association (CMSA)

Best New Initiative: Law for Change: Prison Project

Best Marketing: UC Women in Business

Best International Club: JSOC

Best Event: CUBA: JIB

Best Arts Award: Tunesoc

Best Academic Club: UC Investment Society

Supreme Club Award winners

 

 

 

 

 

Nuts and Bolts cafe trials meat-free Mondays

UCSA’s Nuts and Bolts cafe is trialing  meat-free Mondays starting 7th October. The tasty two-week trial will see the team replace their regular options with a full vegetarian menu with vegan options, including their daily pies, sandwich and sushi selection.

The Menu

Rice bowls: All rice bowls $12.50

The famous engineering bowl is filled with rice, coleslaw, our yummy sauces and topped with your choice of:

  • mediterranean mix (grilled eggplant, artichoke, sundried tomato, olives, roast capsicum and optional feta),
  • grilled spiced tofu,
  • falafel, or
  • roast vegetable.

Burgers and sandwiches:

  • Quinoa and feta burger $9.50
  • Roasted vegetable burger $9.50
  • Lentil burger $9.50
  • Mediterranean sarnie $8.00
  • Pita pockets with salad and falafel $8.00

All above food items can be made vegan.

Nuts and Bolts is located inside UC’s Engineering Core building.  It’s open Monday to Friday 8am till 3pm.

Nuts and Bolts menu item