The Prime Minister has confirmed that Ōtautahi Christchurch will remain in Alert Level 2. At this level please continue to maintain social distancing, good hygiene practices, wear face coverings, stay home if you’re unwell and if you have cold or flu symptoms, call your GP or Healthline (0800 611 116) for advice.
Having the majority of the country vaccinated against Covid-19 will determine how quickly Aotearoa New Zealand returns to a more ‘normal’ way of life.
Whether you need your first Covid vaccination or it’s time to have your second, head into Haere-roa today or Wednesday and the team will get you sorted.
- Tuesday 5 October: 11am – 5pm
- Wednesday 6 October: 10am – 2pm [Māori and Pasifika clinic] and 2pm – 7pm
There’s no need to book for the campus clinic, just drop in with your friends, flatmates or whānau and the team will take care of you. Please wear a face covering and maintain physical distancing.
Those getting vaccinated on the dates above are welcome to park FREE in the Haere-roa carpark.
- For further information on the pop-up vaccination clinic, click here>
- For information on the Covid-19 vaccine, click here>
Events under Alert Level 2
Event restrictions imposed under Alert Level 2 will impact many of our traditional end of year events, unless we to move to Alert Level 1. Here’s what this means for the UC community:
To allow sufficient time for your whānau and friends to book and/or make changes to flights and accommodation, the University will confirm by 15 November whether December’s graduation ceremonies can proceed.
If Ōtautahi Christchurch has not reached Alert Level 1 by this date, December’s ceremonies will be cancelled, and all qualifications will be conferred in absentia. Read more here>
If you have any questions, please contact the Graduation Office.
UC Students’ Association (UCSA) Tea Party
The UCSA will advise whether the Tea Party can go ahead by 18 October. If the event is cancelled, all tickets will be refunded in full. For the latest updates, head to: https://ucsa.org.nz/teaparty
For more on the University of Canterbury’s Covid-19 approach, click here>
Kia kaha, kia maia, kia manawanui | Be strong, be brave, be steadfast.