How to Accept Your Offer

Congratulations on receiving an offer for the UCIC program!

To accept your offer and begin your studies, follow these steps:

STEP 1: Understanding your Letter of Offer

Your Letter of Offer provides details on:

  • The UCIC or University of Canterbury program offered
  • Program duration
  • Commencement dates
  • Tuition fees
  • Offer conditions (examples of conditions of the offer may include providing official or certified copies of academic transcripts, evidence or English proficiency e.g. IELTS. Prior to or at the time of accepting your offer, you must provide evidence that you have met all conditions. If you do not provide this evidence, you will not be eligible to proceed with your enrolment or student visa application.)

STEP 2: Payment of Fees

To accept the offer, pay the indicated fees, including program fees, Student Services Levy, and Medical and Travel Insurance (if applicable). Payment must be made in New Zealand dollars via telegraphic transfer or bank draft/cheque.

1. Telegraphic transfer / direct deposit

Please refer to your Letter of Offer for Bank Account details.


  • UCIC Student ID Number MUST be quoted in Field 70 - Remittance Information (refer to UCIC offer letter for student ID).
  • A copy of your proof of payment should be emailed to

New students email:

Continuing students email:

2. Bank Draft/Bank Cheque


STEP 3: Acceptance and Payment Agreement

Sections 2 and 3 of your Letter of Offer contain crucial information. Understand and sign the agreement and return it with your payment.

STEP 4: Receive Confirmation from UCIC

Upon receiving your payment and agreement, UCIC will issue a receipt and confirm your enrollment. You'll also receive information about compulsory Orientation and Enrolment programs.

International students should check the Visa and Accommodation section for visa details, accommodation, flights, airport reception, and life in Christchurch.


STEP 5: Attend Orientation and Enrolment

Compulsory for all students, Orientation and Enrolment day marks the beginning of your UCIC journey. Be prepared for a supported learning experience!

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