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UniLife2021 – Spots Available for Law, Business, and Adult Students!

Are you a full-time first year student who doesn’t live in the halls? Looking to have some fun experiences and meet new people? UniLife might just be the thing for you!

We still have some spots available for students studying law, business, or who are over 25 🙂

With the programme, you’ll get grouped with students studying similar subjects and be mentored by senior student leaders. Throughout the year we put on lots of cool events to help make connections with peers and navigate the chaos of the student lifestyle. Weekly hangouts with your team, quiz nights, barbeques, and bowling are just some of the many things we have planned for 2021. Plus, it’s all 100% free 😁

Getting involved in UniLife is a great way to get a little more out of your fresher year and make it a memorable one. Come along to make new friends and enjoy some really great events on and off campus.

If you study law, business, or are over 25, sign up for UniLife today!

UC Student Blogger | Mentors at UC

Coming to university for the first time can feel scary especially if you are from out of town and don’t know anybody. Here at UC, we can make this experience a little bit easier with our targeted mentor programme for those who have just started. When you apply for a mentor you will be paired with an older student studying a similar subject or has similar interests to you. They can help you to access the services on campus and can be someone you can talk to about your experiences and studies.

Types of mentorship at UC

UC Mentoring Programme

This is the standard mentor programme which is open to all first years. The mentors come from a range of backgrounds from first in the family to study at uni, to PhD, domestic and international.

Click here to Register

Māori Leadership Programme

This is a mentor programme specifically made for first-year Māori students. You’ll be paired with one of our Māori Tuākana/Mentors, who are trained by our Māori leadership team. You don’t need to be able to speak Te Reo Māori or be studying Māori to take up this opportunity.

Register to get a Tuākana

Pacific Mentoring Programme

This mentor programme is designed for enrolled Pasifika students at UC. Your mentor will introduce you to support services, and events for Pasifika students as well as help you to become familiar with UC more generally.

Click here to register

College based and club mentoring

These are mentoring programmes created by academic clubs alongside their respected colleges and is perfect for those who want help with their studies. These include:

  • EngMe: Mentoring and academic support for first-year engineering students bought you by ENSOC.
  • LawMe: Mentoring and academic support for first-year law students bought you by LAWSOC.
  • Non-academic Arts Mentors: Mentoring for first-year College of Arts students bought you by UC Arts Society (work in progress).

Contact the relevant clubs for more information

For more information on mentorship or how to become on yourself visit: https://www.canterbury.ac.nz/support/get-support/new/mentoring-programmes/

Register now for UniLife 2021!

Are you a full-time first year student who doesn’t live in the halls? Looking to have some fun experiences and meet new people? UniLife might just be the thing for you!

With the programme, you’ll get grouped with students studying similar subjects and be mentored by senior student leaders. Throughout the year we put on lots of cool events to help make connections with peers and navigate the chaos of the student lifestyle. Weekly hangouts with your team, quiz nights, barbeques, and bowling are just some of the many things we have planned for 2021. Plus, it’s all 100% free 😁

Getting involved in UniLife is a great way to get a little more out of your fresher year and make it a memorable one. Come along to make new friends and enjoy some really great events on and off campus. Sign up for UniLife today!

https://www.canterbury.ac.nz/support/get-support/new/unilife/