Welcome to UCIC, a partnership with the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand. UCIC will help you achieve your educational goals through personalised support and the opportunity to study at one of New Zealand’s premier universities. As a UCIC student, you will have full access to University of Canterbury facilities and services, so you will feel like a University of Canterbury student from the moment you arrive on campus.
Begin your degree at UCIC. Live, study and experience a vibrant multicultural community and country. We look forward to welcoming you to UCIC.
Professor Peter Cottrell
College Director and Principal UCIC
UCIC offers an exclusive pathway into University of Canterbury undergraduate programmes. UCIC offers University Transfer Programmes (UTP’s) which are unique in New Zealand. UTP’s are the equivalent to the University of Canterbury’s first year of the bachelor degree. After successful completion students then pathway to the second year of their degree.
UCIC also offers students a pre-university Foundations Studies Certificate and a new Study Abroad option. All of these are delivered in a supportive, nurturing environment right on the University of Canterbury’s beautiful campus.