Clothes Swap this Friday!

The Clothes Swap is back for 2023! 🧤👕👗👞

Get a new ‘fit that your wallet (and the planet) will love. This Friday 26 May, bring along some good quality, clean clothes that you no longer want, and take home some groovy new threads for free!
The Clothes Swap will be happening in Te Rua Makerspace (Level 2, Puaka James-Hight Library) from 11am – 1pm on Friday 26 May.
To participate in the swap, please bring along up to one bag of clothing per person (max 10 items). Clothes must be in clean, pre-loved condition. Shoes and accessories are also welcome.
Clothing can be dropped off from 10am, with the swap starting at 11am.
All welcome. UC Sustainability, OpSoc and Te Rua Makerspace can’t wait to see you there for some slow fashion fun!

Free Webinar: The Better Start Literacy Approach – A National Success Story Unfolding

Over 16,000 5-year-old children have received the Better Start Literacy Approach (BSLA) across New Zealand. Don’t miss out on this fascinating Webinar showcasing the exciting outcomes of our talented junior school teachers who are using BSLA and rapidly developing children’s foundational skills in areas critical for reading, writing and oral language success.

WHEN:  Tuesday 30 May, 3.30pm – 4.45pm, via Zoom. Click here to register

Jen Smith (Ngāti Whātua, Ngāpuhi) UC Senior Lecturer in Māori Education and Dr Susie Stevens will co-host the webinar with expert speakers Professor Gail Gillon, Professor Brigid McNeill, Dallas Wichman (Principal St Anne’s School, Christchurch) and Mark Tulia (MoE Pasifika programme co-ordinator, Advisor to Science Challenge Pasifika research engagement).

UC Security

Tiaki Paenga | UC Security staff are on campus 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You can contact the Security team any time by phoning 0800 823 637 – it’s a good idea to save this number in your phone.

  • Feel free to approach UC Security staff if you need assistance – they will be happy to help you.
  • If you have a medical emergency, call UC Security. All UC Security staff are trained in first aid.
  • If you notice any suspicious behaviour on campus, always report it to UC Security. No matter how minor it may appear, you could be helping to prevent an incident.

Te Ara Pourewa o Ngāi Tahu | UC Help Point Towers

  • There are 13 help towers located across campus to provide information any time, and immediate assistance in an emergency by putting you in contact with the UC Security team
  • Press the black button for information, and the red button in an emergency. In an emergency, wait at the tower until help arrives. UC Security will monitor you via security cameras until a security guard reaches you.
  • The red button is for genuine emergencies only and misuse will be treated seriously.
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