Category Archives: Study@UC

LINGOSWAP: Free Mandarin Lessons



GCC are happy to announce that we are bringing back ‘LingoSwap’

FREE BEGINNER MANDARIN LESSONS for those wanting a crash course in the language and culture run by the Confucius Institute at UC.

This crash course is perfect for complete beginners who have no previous background in Mandarin Chinese. Our goal for you is to nail the basics and build a strong foundation for your future adventures.

This course is held every Thursday between 6-7pm over 6 weeks

Week 1: Hello/ Introductions

Week 2: Nationalities

Week 3: Numbers & Months

Week 4: Ordering Food

Week 5: Shopping

Week 6: Asking for Directions


Starting on the 21st July, spaces are limited so SIGN UP NOW!

See you there!


Academic Skills Workshops

Don’t wait, upskill by enrolling in some of Te Pokapū Pūkenga Ako | Academic Skills Centre free Term 3 workshops. Whether you’re looking to improve your essay writing, take better class notes, ensure you don’t run out of time, kickstart your research or want improve your academic writing, we can help!

Academic Progress Reviews

At the end of each semester, your academic transcripts are reviewed to make sure you’re on track with your studies and meet the professional requirements for your chosen degree. 

If you’re falling behind, you may receive an academic progress letter in July, which will be sent to your UC email (make sure you check your inbox regularly). These can direct you to the help and support you need to succeed. 

If you’ve made unsatisfactory academic progress, you’ll be offered academic and wellbeing support, and may have restrictions placed on your enrolment, or be excluded from your award/UC.

For information on who can help you with the Academic Progress process and to find resources to help you get awesome results, check out the Academic Progress website.