Learning and Support Services
The University of Canterbury has student-friendly support services.
Academic Skills Centre
The Academic Skills Centre provides students with all the help they need to hone study skills, in areas such as note-taking, essay writing, and academic writing styles.
Student Services is the starting point for any questions students may have regarding courses of study, enrolment, course changes, examinations, fees, and any other academic administrative matters. Student Services can also help with pastoral concerns, Accommodation Services, the Disability Resource Service, Scholarships and assistance for international students. For more information see the Student Services website.
The University of Canterbury Student's Association (UCSA) provides
a number of services for its members. This includes everything from
representation to entertainment, education advocacy, class reps, activities,
over 120 clubs and societies, a magazine, bars, and
See the UCSA website for more information on the services and support provided.
After long hours of exercising your mind, the on-campus Recreation
Centre offers you an opportunity to exercise your body as well! With
a wide variety of facilities available, including weights, aerobics,
squash courts and a climbing wall (to mention just a few), the Recreation
Centre helps you to stay fit while you study.
For more information see the Recreation Centre website.
A healthy mind...but what about the rest of your health? The Student
Health Centre on campus provides low-cost access to doctors and counsellors
who can help keep you in top shape. They are also experts in specific
student issues, and so are the best people to see for medical certificates
For more information see the Health Centre website.