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Summer Start-Up

The UCSA Help team is running the Summer Start-Up event on (Thursday) 23rd February from 10.00am-2.00pm.

This FREE event (held in the Undercroft) is all about getting sorted before Uni gets busy!

There will be a thrift shop (everything is a gold coin donation) and free tables of clothes, household items and children’s items.  Also there will be FREE baking, drinks and ice-cream, as well as caps and jandals.

There will also be:

  • sewing/mending stations if you need your clothes mended
  • Community Energy Action Curtain Bank
  • budget advice information and workshops
  • Tenancy Protection Association with tenancy advice/information
  • massage
  • spiritual corner for anyone who needs a listening ear
  • free hugs
  • and more!

In short, lots on offer and plenty of bargains!

This is an all ages, alcohol-free event.

Summer startup

Audition for UC Consortia Chamber Choir

Do you want to be a part of Consortia: The University of Canterbury Chamber Choir 2017? 
Directed by Susan Densem, well-known throughout Australasia as a professional singer, choral conductor and voice teacher, Consortia is a choir that is going places. You could even earn points towards your degree for being a part of it! (Check MUSA 190 This is an auditioned choir, open to students and non-students.

Contact for more information or to apply now:music@canterbury.ac.nz

Applications due by Wednesday 22 February

We’re currently updating our official webpage. In the meantime, click here to “like” the Consortia Facebook page and stay up-to-date! .

Summer movies at the Library

1Did you know the Library has an awesome range of movies and documentaries on DVD available to borrow?

Feature movies (Boyhood, The Grand Budapest Hotel), Children’s Movies (WALL-E, The Hobbit), TV Series (Bro-town, Mad Men), NZ Classics and classics in the making (Magik + Rose, The Dark Horse), documentaries (Exit through the Gift Shop, Grey Gardens) and much more.

2Have a search on our website (you can browse by genre) or come and browse the shelves in the library (the biggest collection is on Level 2 of the Central Library, with more collections in the Education, EPS and MacMillan Brown Libraries).

Then mute the phones, make popcorn, sit back and relax :)