The Foundry

They've been watering UC students since ages ago, and now they're open in Haere-roa, 8am til late during term time.

Drop in for a coffee, a meal in their outdoor courtyard, or get stuck into one of the events.

And don't forget to bring your V-Plate – it's your ticket to student discounts.


Term time: Mon–Fri, 8AM til late

Outside regular hours: Event bookings only

General enquiries

E: thefoundry@ucsa.org.nz

P: (03) 369 0598

Music bookings

E: events@ucsa.org.nz


Our new Foundry menu takes you from brunch to a hearty dinner. Check it out.


Mondays – Games Night (try your hand at board games, table tennis or our soccer table)

Tuesdays – ‘Part Time Rangers’ Quiz Night

Wednesdays – Karaoke

Thursdays – MONO

Fridays – Tunes in the Arvo

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Bentley's Lounge

Bentley's Lounge is pretty much the cozier version of the Foundry, and it's perfect for smaller events.


Enjoy luxe finishes, an optional bar, and a large covered balcony overlooking the Avon. Bentley's is private, and can be booked by arrangement.

Opening hours: By arrangement

For general enquiries:
Email: functions@ucsa.org.nz
Phone: (03) 369 0555
Find out more information, including capacity numbers, on our OnCampus website.


The Shilling Club

Located in the center of UC's Ilam Campus, The Shilling Club can be found in the sunny front-left corner of The Undercroft, at the bottom of the Puaka-James Hight Library building.

The space is available for private function hire. For information and enquiries, please visit the OnCampus website.