Welcome to UC! We’re stoked you’ve chosen to study with us, and we hope you have a great time here. Here’s some of the essential info you need to make the best start here:
Check out Te Pātaka UC’s student services hub is the first place to visit if you’ve got a question or need help with something while you’re studying at UC. Find out more.
Talk to Kaitoko Kaitoko are first year student advisors, and can help you with your course changes, degree planning and study pathways. Find out more.
Log into AKO | LEARN This website is the place where you’ll find things like your course materials, course calendar and online learning. It’s important to make sure you can log in and access your courses through AKO | LEARN as soon as – log in here.
Stay on track with Analytics for Course Engagement (ACE) ACE, which you can access through AKO | LEARN, is a handy tool that shows how your engagement with online course materials is tracking over time compared to your classmates. Find out more.
Take a look at UC student guides & tips The student guides for all the essential information you need to succeed at UC:
Did you know that by paying your student levy, you get access to one of the best gyms in town , and you don’t need pay any more of your hard earned cash? Why pay a weekly membership for a basic gym, when you can register for the UC RecCentre, and access all the things those other gyms have, plus courts, climbing and classes?
Getting active is going to super-boost your brain power
You know how you feel great after the right amount of exercise, that post exercise glow? There’s a lot going on in your brain and body to make that happen, but ultimately, you just feel a little less ‘meh’. Regular exercise will help manage stress levels, your overall mood and your brain’s firing power. So, just like your doctor, we recommend a little exercise every day.
What does the RecCentre have that other gyms don’t?
LOTS OF STUFF! We specialise in providing activities that students want, across sport, fitness and wellness. Browse our website and have a look for yourself, but here’s a rundown: