About UCIC

About UCIC - Commence Your Journey

A Warm Welcome Awaits You

Create lifelong friends while you take the next steps to build your career. International students who choose UCIC can expect a nurturing, culturally diverse environment that promotes academic success and personal growth. New Zealand's relaxed atmosphere,friendly locals, breathtaking natural beauty, and vibrant cultural scene provide a unique, life-changing learning experience.


At UC International College (UCIC), we provide an exceptional route to University of Canterbury undergraduate programmes. Our unique University Transfer Programmes (UTPs) are unlike any other in New Zealand.

These UTPs correspond to the University of Canterbury's first-year bachelor's degree curriculum. Upon successful completion, students seamlessly progress to the second year of their degree.

UCIC also extends additional options to students, including a pre-university Foundations Studies Certificate and an exciting new Study Abroad opportunity. All of our programmes are conducted within a caring, supportive environment that nurtures student success.

Please download Chinese version of 2024 UCIC international Programme Flyer below. 

UCIC produly presents a range of scholarships for prospective students in 2024. Our students also have opportunity to apply for a veriety of scholarships offered by University of Canterbury, enriching thier journey and creating opportunities for academic excellence. 


Fast-Track Your Degree at a Top NZ University At UC International College (UCIC), we make it easy to kickstart your degree at one of New Zealand's best universities. We've got your back with loads of support to help you achieve your academic goals.

The best part? Our classes are small, which means you get real one-on-one time with your lecturers.

Our campus is in the peaceful suburbs of Christchurch, surrounded by lush greenery. Plus, we're closet to awesome mountains and the beach, so you'll have lots of cool stuff to explore outside of the classroom. Your success story starts right here at UCIC.


UCIC is located at Alice Candy on the University of Canterbury's Ilam campus.

This means you'll have access to all the perks and facilities of the university at your fingertips.


Start your study in February, June or October.


UC International College (UCIC) is affiliated with the Navitas group, which has a rich history of 24 years in providing successful supportive educational services through its global network.