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Join the UCSA’s 2020 advisory groups

Applications are now open for the University of Canterbury Students’ Association (UCSA)’s advisory groups. It’s a fantastic opportunity for you to make a difference on campus, and gain valuable experience. If you’d like to be involved, we’d love to hear from you!

The roles

The International Advisory Group – Help the student voice and work towards creating a stronger sense of wellbeing for international students.

The Postgraduate Advisory Group – Help create a campus that continues to listen to the interests, advice and feedback of postgraduate students.

Examples of issues and initiatives from 2019:

  • Provided input on the weighting of part-time PHDs.
  • Provided feedback to the academic strategy.
  • Introduced postgraduate yoga.

The Equity and Wellbeing Advisory Group – Help the UCSA create a campus where everyone is welcome and can succeed and belong.


If this sounds like you, head over to the UCSA website for more information or to apply. Applications close Wednesday 27 November 2019.


UC Friends and Family sale now on at Torpedo7

Looking to save coin on your holiday shopping? Then check out the UC Friends and Family sale now on at Torpedo7!

All staff and students (plus their mates and family) can nab up to 60 percent off online and in-store until 26 November 2019.

View the flyer for details, including info on how to redeem the discount: Download (2.36 MB).

University of Canterbury Students’ Association

Grab a bargain in Noel Leeming’s Friends and Family Deal!

Noel LeemingThe UCSA Team’s happy to announce that the mega popular Noel Leeming Riccarton Friends and Family deal is back!

All UC staff and students (as well as their friends and family) can take advantage of the savings, so spread the word. The promo runs from 30 October to 12 November 2019 – perfect for holiday shopping, or anyone who just loves a bargain!

As an added bonus, +2.5% of total sales will go towards the UCSA (nice!).

View the PDF leaflet for more information, including T&Cs: Noel Leeming Friends and Family Sale (244KB).