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It is easy to apply and begin your studies with UCIC and the University of Canterbury and we do not charge an application fee. Simply submit your online application to UCIC through this web page.

Before you submit your application, please make sure that:

  • You know which programme you want to study, and which date you want to start.
  • You have electronic copies of your academic transcripts, which you will need to attach to your online application.

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UCIC Online Application

Applicant Type

Citizenship and Eligibility

Important Note for Citizens and PRs of New Zealand or Australia

We regret to inform you that UCIC is unable to accept applicants who are:

  • Citizens/Permanent Residents of New Zealand; and/or
  • Citizens/Permanent Residents of Australia

Agent/Recruiter Details

Last Name of counsellor submitting this application

First Name of counsellor submitting this application

Email address of counsellor submitting this application

Include +Country Code and Area Code

Include +Country Code and Area Code

Leave this field blank if you are a student, or if you are an agent and do not know your agency’s code.

Programme Selection

UC International College (UCIC)

Refer to this website's course pages or brochure to find intake months for your selected programme
The University of Canterbury

Refer to this website's course pages or brochure to find programmes and specialisations for your selected programme

Personal and Contact Details

Student Personal Details

Date of Birth*

Student Contact Details

Include +Country Code

Include +Country Code and Area Code

Education Background

Secondary Education

Due to Completion Date
Completion Date

Post-secondary and Further Education

Due to Completion Date
Completion Date

English Test

e.g. IELTS, TOEFL, Pearson, Navitas, University

Studying English in New Zealand

Start Date
Expected Completion Date
Previous Study in the New Zealand 

Start Date
Completion Date

Extra Information

Request for Disability Support

If there is anything that may affect your learning (for example, impairments to your mobility, sight, hearing, reading or writing), please notify UCIC so that we can support you. Please indicate your needs below.

Future Career Intentions

Employment History

If you believe you have employment experience that is relevant to the programme you are applying for, please attach documents related to your employment history.



Once you accept your UCIC offer, apply for homestay accommodation at least two weeks before you arrive in Christchurch

On-campus: Halls of Residence

Accommodation is dependent on availability. Contract start dates are 15 February 2014, 14 June 2014, or 11 October 2014. Once you accept your UCIC offer, email for accommodation. Prior to arrival accommodation must be paid and a contract returned to UC Accommodation Office.

Airport Pickup

If you tick “Yes” then email days before date of arrival with details of your flight number and time.

Declaration and Certification of Finances

To study at UCIC in New Zealand, students need to be full fee paying international students, budgeting between $NZ18,500 and $NZ35,500 a year for tuition fees as well as showing they have $15,000 a year to support their living costs in NZ. UCIC does not offer scholarships.

Please attach a bank statement notice with a minimum value of $NZ25,000.

Extra Attachments

If you have other documents that you would like us to consider in your online application (e.g. transcripts/qualifications/awards), please attach them below.

Other Information

Checklist and Declaration

Conditions of Enrolment

For Applicants 18 Years or Under

Agreement and Permission

(For the parent/guardian) As the parent/guardian of the applicant, do you declare that the applicant's submitted details, to the best of your ability, are correct?

Applicant Declaration

I consent to UCIC collecting, storing, and using my personal information in the manner and for the purposes set out in UCIC’s Privacy Policy, which includes admission, registration, graduation and other activities related to UCIC’s programmes, and communication with me regarding my programme, courses, campus and student activities and opportunities and the programmes and services offered by UCIC. I hereby consent to UCIC disclosing my personal information to third parties the manner set out in UCIC’s Privacy Policy, which includes:

  • disclosure to enrolment agents acting on my behalf
  • disclosure to the University of Canterbury to process my application(s)to transfer from UCIC to the University of Canterbury, and to enable the University to provide me with relevant academic and administrative services.
  • disclosure to the University of Canterbury’s Accommodation Office in support of my application for student housing at the University of Canterbury. This may include disclosure of relevant information to third party accommodation suppliers where relevant.
  • disclosure to Navitas Limited and its affiliates for the purpose of communication with regarding programmes and services offered by Navitas Limited and/or its affiliates

I acknowledge that if I do not consent to the collection, storage, use and/or disclosure of my personal information, I may withdraw my consent by written notice to UCIC (see the UCIC Privacy Policy for contact information), provided that despite such notice, UCIC will be permitted to collect, use and disclose personal information in accordance with the applicable legislation.

I authorise the University of Canterbury Accommodation Office to give information about my application for student housing to UCIC pertaining to my accommodation needs. I authorise UCIC to obtain official records from any other educational institution I have attended.

I declare that the information I have supplied on this form is, to the best of my understanding and belief, complete and correct. I understand that giving of false or incomplete information may lead to the refusal of my application or cancellation of enrolment. I have read and understood the published programme information in the Brochure or the UCIC website and I have sufficient information about UCIC to enrol.

I understand that fees may increase. I accept liability for payment of all fees as explained in the Brochure or website, and I agree to abide by the Fee Refund Policy and Withdrawal Policy which is current at the time of my studies at UCIC and on the Acceptance Offer. I have also read the section in the UCIC Brochure or website relating to costs of living and I understand that living expenses in New Zealand may be higher than in my own country and I confirm that I am able to meet these costs.

I understand that after I commence my UCIC program, I must satisfactorily complete a minimum of 8 courses before I am eligible to transfer for the University of Canterbury