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Did you know that you can access the RecCentre Timetables quickly using UCGO?

UCGO has useful tools readily available no matter where you are. Scan your way to a free coffee using the V-Plate digital card, or have a quick look at the RecCentre timetable from your phone. Not only can it improve your day to day work experience, it also provides access to the most important information when you need it. 

For example, here’s how to look at the RecCentre timetable through the UCGO app on your mobile: 

  1. Open the app. If you’re logged into the staff profile, it will look something like this: 

If you haven’t downloaded the app, do it now. If you have downloaded and logged into UCGO previously, you can log out and log back into the staff profile.

2. Tap on the “RecCentre” icon, then it will open to look like this on your screen: 

3. Select “Group Fitness Timetable” and you’ll be able to see the most up to date timetable information, like you can see here: 

If you get stuck at the first step, please log a ticket through the self-service portal. Your feedback is always welcome, which you can submit through the app settings. 

Download UCGO from the App Store and Google Play.

Did you know there is a UCGO staff profile?

The UCGO staff profile is here to help you keep up to date with all things UC. No matter where you are, keep up to date with UC news and notices, and easily get your V-Plate coffee discount using UCGO on your phone. 

If you haven’t downloaded UCGO, do it now. If you have downloaded and logged into UCGO previously, you can log out and log back into the staff profile.

Tools on the staff profile include:

  • Tū ki te Tahi
  • UC Maps
  • Getting Around
  • UC Social
  • V-Plate
  • Campus Safety
  • Library
  • Key UC Dates
  • Emergency push notifications

Download UCGO from the App Store and Google Play now.

Communication during a campus wide incident:
In the event of a campus-wide incident messages will be sent to staff and students using emergency push notifications through the UCGO app. To receive these communications it is essential you allow push notifications for UCGO – you will not receive any push notifications via UCGO for any other reason than a campus-wide incident or emergency.

Feedback is always welcome. You can submit feedback through the app settings or if you are unable to log in please log a ticket through the self-service portal.

Easily connect to your Zoom meetings using UCGO

Zoom has been added to UCGO, making it easy to connect with your colleagues and join meetings on the go, from anywhere.

Follow these steps to set up your Zoom account on UCGO:

  1. Click the Zoom tile from the UCGO home screen
  2. Click sign in, choose to sign in with SSO.
  3. Enter canterbury as the domain name
  4. Type in your UC email address and enter your UC password
  5. Follow the prompts to finish set up
  6. You are now ready to use Zoom from UCGO

Did you know you can also access your UCGO profile from your computer, laptop or iPad? Simply follow this link and log in. Bookmark it now so you can easily connect to zoom, see what’s happening on Tū ki te tahi, get the latest COVID-19 updates and see what’s happening at UC on our social media channels.

Troubleshooting: If Zoom will not open in UCGO, check you have the latest version of the app. You can do this by checking you have the April update in the about section found in UCGO settings. If you have an earlier version simply update UCGO in your app store.

Find out more about downloading and using UCGO here>

UCGO app staff profile – log in now!

In response to COVID-19, a dedicated UCGO staff profile has been accelerated through development and released today. You can now log in to the staff profile using your staff log in details.

If you haven’t downloaded UCGO, do it now. If you have downloaded and logged into UCGO previously, you can log out and log back into the staff profile.

Your staff profile will look like this.

The UCGO staff profile is a great way to keep up with UC’s COVID-19 daily updates from your phone. It is also one of our main channels of communication with staff and students in the event of a campus wide incident. Given the speed of development final testing is still taking place and we’re asking for your help in ironing out any final issues by providing feedback. You can submit feedback through the app settings or if you are unable to log in please log a ticket through the self-service portal.

 

Communication during a campus wide incident:

In the event of a campus-wide incident messages will be sent to staff and students using emergency push notifications through the UCGO app. To receive these communications it is essential you allow push notifications for UCGO – you will not receive any push notifications via UCGO for any other reason than a campus-wide incident or emergency.

Download UCGO from the App Store and Google Play now.

Tools on the staff profile include:

  • Intercom blog
  • Daily COVID-19 information
  • UC Maps
  • Getting Around
  • UC Social
  • V-Plate
  • Campus Safety
  • Library
  • Key UC Dates
  • Emergency push notifications

Why all students should download UCGO

The UCGO app provides the tools students need to succeed at UC. Using UCGO students can access their personal student email, LEARN and library accounts, as well as their class timetable. Spread the word and encourage students to download UCGO to help them on their journey to success at UC.

UCGO provides really practical information to help students in their first few weeks at UC including information on campus safety, getting to and from UC and finding their way around campus. It also has tools to help them connect with UC through social media and the Insider’s Guide | Tūpono blog.

New tools added this summer

New tools have been added to UCGO recently and are all available for staff too.

  • Keep your V-Plate card close, connect it to UCGO – tick ‘remember me’ when you log in for ease of use.
  • See what’s happening on campus through UC’s social media channels – all connected to UCGO.
  • Plan your journey to and from UC whether driving, cycling or catching the bus using the new Getting Around tool.

Staff can download UCGO and log in using their staff login details. Staff currently have access to the following tools through UCGO:

  • LEARN
  • Support
  • Maps
  • Library
  • RecCentre
  • UC Social
  • V-Plate
  • Campus Safety
  • Getting Around
  • Key UC Dates
  • Insider’s Guide | Tūpono – student blog
  • Emergency push notifications – this is a primary channel of communication with staff and students in the event of a campus wide emergency. Notifications must be enabled to receive these messages.

Download UCGO now from the App Store and Google Play, and encourage students to do the same.

See all the tools and find more about UCGO here>