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The Foundry’s new menu is here

The Foundry has just released its tasty new menu in time for semester one. You can view it online now through the UCSA website.

The new menu takes you from brunch to dinner, with delicious savoury and sweet options, as well as meals to cater for a range of dietary needs. Some of the standouts include fresh spring rolls and hearty bacon and egg pie.

Make sure you check it out when you’re next at Haere-roa.

The Foundry is a UCSA bar located inside Haere-roa, the new student building on campus. The Foundry’s open 8.30am till late, Monday to Friday during term time.

Follow The Foundry on Facebook: @thefoundrybar

Guests enjoy The Foundry



Welcome to the UCSA

If you’re new to campus, welcome! The University of Canterbury Students’ Association (UCSA), if you haven’t heard of us, is a not-for-profit organisation that supports UC students. We’re 126 years old, and we’re located across the river in the building called Haere-roa.

We provide a heap of student services, including: representation; advocacy and welfare; support for clubs and societies; CANTA magazine; and a lot of great food outlets on campus. We also organise events throughout the year to keep you busy.

A few tips:

  • Follow us online. You’ll find us on the UCSA Noticeboard and @theUCSA on Facebook. We also run @ucsa_nz on Instagram.
  • Keep an eye on our events calendar.
  • Download the V-Plate app – it’ll give you student discounts at UCSA outlets.
  • Check out Haere-roa.

For more info about how we can support you, visit our website.



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