Considering leaving a gift in your Will doesn’t equate to being old: it’s about providing for your family and ensuring that the things you care about can benefit when your time is up.
The University of Canterbury has partnered with Justly, the online Will writing service, to create a brilliant opportunity for staff, friends and family to write a Will and/or a Statement of Wishes free of charge. There is no obligation to leave a gift in your Will to the UC Foundation, it’s just a great benefit that you can enjoy from the comfort of your own home.
Wills are not just for the rich and wealthy either. Regardless of how much or how little money you have, they ensure that your personal belongings and assets go to the people/good causes you nominate.
According to Sorted, less than half of adults in NZ have a Will, which means that if you die intestate (without a Will) those you care about most may not be looked after. This doesn’t have to be your final forever Will – it’s just a starting point to make sure you have every possibility covered.
To find peace of mind you can get started here. Once you have entered your email address you will be sent a link to begin (which can be activated at any time). Upon completion – approximately
10-15 minutes – you will be taken to a checkout and you can use the following codes to overwrite the minimum charges for a comprehensive single Will and/or a Statement of Wishes:
UCALUMNIWILL to claim your free Will
UCALUMNISOW to claim your free Statement of Wishes
In the months of July and August we have seen over 300 people access this service. Let’s see if we can beat this for September.
The annual awards ceremony has been running since 2003 and has evolved into one of the largest business awards ceremonies in Aotearoa New Zealand. The awards recognise and celebrate the excellence, innovation and success of businesses and not-for-profit organisations in Canterbury.
The awards are a celebration of the commitment women across the country are making by devoting their time, passion and energy to creating real change in communities and industries. By using their influence to achieve great things, they are making an important contribution to the bold and diverse future of New Zealand and the awards night is held to highlight their success.
The following finalists are UC alumnae that we are proud to see recognised as high calibre leaders in their chosen fields:
Congratulations to all finalists on this significant achievement.
Ethique, founded by UC Science alumna Brianne West, is an award-winning international beauty brand. They create environment-friendly shampoo and conditioner bars and have been saving millions of plastic bottles from heading to landfill.
The awards are run by the American Chamber of Commerce in New Zealand and celebrate success and innovation for companies doing business with the USA.
Are you a UC graduate? Read on for your chance to win a $400 travel voucher…
We invite all UC staff who are alumni to update your details here with UC Alumni before 31 July 2019 to be in to win. This prize has been made possible thanks to the support of House of Travel High Street Lanes & Orbit Holidays Christchurch. *Terms and conditions apply.