Central Library and Learning Hub
Levels two and three of the Central Library and Learning Hub are open. Be sure to head to level two where you will find both the Information Desk - with ICT help or to collect an interloan and the Self Loan area for high demand items and holds.
Remember that Library staff are retrieving requested items from most floors of the Central Library on a daily basis so be sure to place a request for any item which is required via the Library website. The website also provides information on the opening hours of the libraries currently available.
Cafe 101 is open for business
Cafe 101 is now open in the Geography/Psychology building foyer (in the old Student Hub) from 7am until 6pm Monday to Friday. This surprisingly roomy venue offers food, hot and cold drinks as well as a good space to sit and have a catch up – be sure to check it out!
New course to build on students' earthquake service
The University of Canterbury is launching a new course enabling students who had significant service experiences related to the earthquakes to critically examine the concept of community engagement. Find out more...
Show me where to live!
15% of you recently told us you’d like more information about accommodation options in Christchurch so here goes...
Summer Degree Courses
See the preliminary list of summer courses available in 2011/2012...
Tomorrow a cheaper, flat fee Internet charge rate will be implemented for students. Charges for almost all Internet services will be cheaper and, in some cases, heavily reduced. More info on the ICTS website...
Campus building assessment processes
UC Business Recovery Manager Peter Molony shares details on how decisions are made around access to buildings on campus after large quakes. Watch the interview...
Free help with essay writing and academic skills
The Learning Skills Centre offers free workshops on academic skills and essay writing. You can also make an appointment with a Learning Advisor to go over your work-in-progress. Make the most of it!
Keen to volunteer?
The Women's Refuge Annual Street Appeal will be on Friday 22 and Saturday 23 July in Rangiora, Kaiapoi, Rolleston and Christchurch. They hope to fill slots between 9am and 5pm in malls at these locations. By giving two hours of time to collect you will be helping women and children put their families and futures back together. Call 353 7400, email email@example.com or visit the Christchurch Women's Refuge website to register.
Community Watch Riccarton are the guys who cruise the streets in their patrol car and help make sure that all of us who live in the area are safe. They are keen to train up some student volunteers to help with the patrol. This involves driving the streets, with another member of community watch, looking out for anything unsafe and reporting it to the authorities. If you are interested email firstname.lastname@example.org.