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Transition sessions for new international students this July

Welcome to UC! Are you a new international student joining us this semester? We’re excited to help you settle into life in New Zealand and at UC!

If you missed our International Welcome on July 14, don’t worry—you can still sign up for our late orientation here.

We’ve got a great line-up of sessions in the Transition Programme to help you get started:

  • Eight fun and informative sessions
  • Two social pizza nights
  • Meet & Greet for Muslim students (here)

Register for our engaging sessions here and discover:

  • UC Digital Literacy
  • Succeeding at UC
  • Interacting with Cultural Diversity
  • Māori Language and Songs
  • Chit-chat with Police Officers
  • Know Your Rights
  • Life in NZ
  • Navigating Your Career in NZ (for postgraduate students)

Plus, attend all the transition sessions, and you’ll receive a special prize from Global Engagement!

If you have any questions or need more information, don’t hesitate to email us at We’re here to support you!

Marae Visit for UC International Students

Have you ever seen a Māori kapa haka performance? This is your chance to experience it up close!

UC Global Engagement and UCSA are excited to invite all UC international students to a special Marae visit!

📅 Date: Friday, May 31
🕒 Time: 9:30 AM – 1:00 PM

Highlights of the Event:

  • Pōwhiri (Māori formal welcome ceremony)
  • Interactive kapa haka performances
  • Learn Māori culture, history, and the marae.
  • Connect with fellow international students and make new friends while having a cup of tea/coffee and biscuits.

🎟️ Limited Spots Available! Secure your spot today by registering through the event link: Event Link

Tag your friends, spread the word, and come join us!

Cake and Chat for international students on Fridays

Calling all international students!

Looking to meet new friends and enjoy delicious cakes?
Join us for ‘Cake and Chat’!
🗓️ When: 11 am – 12 pm on Fridays in term 2
📍 Where: The Living Room (next to the UC Bookshop)

Come and enjoy a relaxed atmosphere where you can:
✨ Meet fellow international students
✨ Practice your English speaking skills
✨ Enjoy a variety of cakes, snacks, coffee and hot chocolate

FREE, but registration is required: Cake and Chat for UC International Students | Humanitix

For any questions, contact
We can’t wait to see you there!