Presentation on theme: "UNIVERSITY OF CANTERBURY Your direct pathway to Christchurch, New Zealand."— Presentation transcript:
UNIVERSITY OF CANTERBURY Your direct pathway to Christchurch, New Zealand
navitas.com UCIC – your pathway to success Located on University of Canterbury (UC) Ilam Campus, Christchurch Students will have access to UC facilities and services, and be immersed in the University experience from day one Small class sizes, additional academic and pastoral support Due to launch in October 2013, subject to the timely receipt of regulatory approvals Member of the Navitas Group
navitas.com University of Canterbury: a world leader in education Ranked in the world’s top 250 universities* The only New Zealand university to receive a 5 star ranking from the international university ranking research company QS. 140 years of experience Established in 1873 by scholars of Oxford and Cambridge universities. Still enjoys significant connections with these highly prestigious institutions. Pushing the boundaries of knowledge Lecturers at the forefront of knowledge in their fields, research based teaching programmes A proven track record of producing industry leaders Graduates have gone on to hold key international positions, conduct research in world famous universities and gain recognition the world over – including John Key the current Prime Minister of New Zealand. * QS World Rankings 2012/2013
navitas.com University of Canterbury: experience the best of campus life Located in the leafy suburb of Ilam, a 10 minute drive from Christchurch city centre All inclusive campus: cafés and restaurants shops health centre and pharmacy recreation facilities bank machines events centre book shop art gallery 4 libraries 24-hour access computer suites halls of residence Spacious campus with lots of trees and open areas to relax and enjoy the gardens and greenery.
navitas.com Kia Ora! Welcome to Christchurch The largest city in the South Island and the second largest in New Zealand, however with a population of 363,200 it remains very peaceful and safe. Christchurch is in the Top 10 cities in the world to visit in 2013 according to travel guide Lonely Planet’s ‘Best in Travel 2013’. Vibrant arts, culture and food scene. Temperate climate with low rainfall, lots of sunshine and the full range of spectacular seasons. Located on the east coast and near the Southern Alps. Close to both the sea and the mountains, offering students a huge range of recreational options.
navitas.com Christchurch: Gateway to the South Island Fjordlands National Park Blackhead Beach, Dunedin
navitas.com Christchurch: Gateway to the South Island Skiing, hiking, surfing, wine regions, whale watching, beautiful countryside & more, all within an easy drive of UCIC
navitas.com UCIC’s Pathway concept Provides access to UC degrees University Transfer Programme = 1 st Year related University of Canterbury degree Supportive delivery model: Smaller classes More contact hours Strong academic and welfare support Development of generic skills to prepare for University study 3 x 13 week teaching semesters Graduates progress to 2 nd Year of relevant UC degree* * Entry into second year university is dependent on students successfully completing and passing the University Transfer Programme
navitas.com UCIC pathway to UC degree
navitas.com When can students start at UCIC?
navitas.com University Transfer Programme (UTP): Commerce UC’s well respected College of Business and Economics is ranked in the top 100 universities in the world for Accounting and Finance, and in the top 150 for Economics and Econometrics*. Students can specialise in: Accounting Economics Finance HR Management Management Marketing Strategy & Entrepreneurship UC 2 nd Year Bachelor of Commerce * QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2012.
navitas.com Entry requirements ProgrammeAcademic requirements English Language requirements UTP: Commerce Successful completion of Year 12 of secondary school or its equivalent (this is equivalent to Year 13 in the New Zealand education system). IELTS 5.5 MEAP* (packaged with UTP: Commerce) IELTS 5.0 * The Mixed English Academic Program (MEAP) extends the duration of the UTP programme by 1 academic term. Students study some English language, communications and study skills courses alongside their academic courses.
navitas.com Academic Support Lecturer and academic advisor consultations Individual consultation for assignment assistance Free Language Development Programmes Learning support workshops: study skills, time management, assignment writing, exam techniques On-line learning support note taking, oral presentations, problem solving, essay writing, referencing and research skills Early intervention if student results indicate difficulties
navitas.com Welfare Support Individual counselling Free airport reception Orientation Disability support Attendance monitoring Monthly student newsletter Activities and excursions On-campus health services
navitas.com UCIC Advantage Small classes + personalised attention = high success rates Additional workshops in each course Support systems Access to all UC facilities High degree of success at UC UC curriculum Dedicated teaching team Diverse group of students Free language development classes Three intakes a year (March, July, October)