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July 2020

UCSA Re-Ori 2020

July 13 @ 8:00 am - July 25 @ 5:00 pm
Haere-Roa, 90 Ilam Road
Christchurch, 8041 New Zealand
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Re-Ori 2020

  Re-Ori 2020 is just around the corner, featuring a full calendar of events, including Lunch on the Lawn, Winter Wellness Expo, Clubs Day, Sachi, The Big Doof, CUBA Jib and more! UCSA student exclusive combo tickets are available from June 18th including: The All in Combo includes: • Boss Coffee Comedy Club – Ngaio Marsh Theatre, Wed 15th July • Sachi – Ngaio Marsh Theatre, Thu 16th July • The Big Doof – Ngaio Marsh Theatre, Sat 18th July…

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UCSA Re-Ori 2020 | Lunch on The Lawn

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Haere-Roa, 90 Ilam Road
Christchurch, 8041 New Zealand
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FREE
Re-Ori: Lunch on the lawn

It’s been a long time coming, but we can’t wait to see you back on campus for Semester 2! And what better way to start day 1 than a free snag (or veggie paddy) at Lunch on the Lawn. Grab a bean bag and relax with live music from TuneSoc. Plus we've got giant games, FREE Fresh up, Boss Coffee and more!    

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UCSA Re-Ori 2020 | Te Whiringa

July 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Tī Kōuka, Haere-roa, 90 Ilam Road
Christchurch, 8041 New Zealand
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FREE
Re-Ori: Te Whiringa

Join us in Tī Kōuka and learn about Māori and Pacific culture at Te Whiringa to welcome back students for Semester Two. ‘Te Whiringa‘ which comes from the Whakataukii ‘Whiria te tangata’ which talks about weaving people together. Listen to live kiwi covers from TuneSoc and check out our cultural stalls. We will be serving Free Hangi at 6.30pm, followed by a performance from Te Akatoki - Māori Students Association University of Canterbury. Then you can grab a beanbag, sit…

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UCSA Re-Ori | Clubs Day

July 14 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Haere-Roa, 90 Ilam Road
Christchurch, 8041 New Zealand
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FREE
Re-Ori: Clubs Day

More than 160 student-run clubs and organisations support the varied intellectual, artistic, cultural, social, and recreational pursuits of the UC community. From engineering to film, rugby to board games, politics to religion, acting to motor cross, we have a club for you! Mid-year Clubs Day is a great place to see what is on offer at UC, find like-minded people and get involved. Check it out on the 14th of July at Haere-roa at 11am. We will also have a…

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UCSA Re-Ori 2020 | CANTA Quiz Night

July 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Foundry, 90 Ilam Road
Christchurch, Canterbury 8041 New Zealand
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FREE
Re-Ori: Quiz Night

Grab the team – Quiz Night is back for a special Re-Ori edition hosted by CANTA magazine. Since none of us can leave the country, CANTA is having a night of celebrating Aotearoa New Zealand, with the Kiwi Quiz. There'll be loads of competitions, thousands of dollars' worth of prizes to give away, and plenty of laughs. There'll also be prizes for best costume, so make sure you come dressed as your favourite Kiwi! Free tickets will be available on…

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UCSA Re-Ori 2020 | Te Akatoki Matariki Market

July 15 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Haere-Roa, 90 Ilam Road
Christchurch, 8041 New Zealand
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FREE
Re-Ori: Matariki Market

Join Te Akatoki at Haere-roa between 10am and 3pm to celebrate the Māori New Year! Part of UCSA Re-Ori 2020, the Te Akatoki Matariki Market promotes all things Māori on campus and here in Christchurch, including Māori performers, stalls, food vendors, and more!

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ENSOC: 3rd and 4th Year Back to School Bus Trip

July 15 @ 6:30 pm - 12:00 am
10.00

/// ENSOC brings back the BACK TO SCHOOL BUS TRIP /// Get out your blazers, shirts, ties and skirts and let’s start this semester off with a bang! Our MYSTERY LOCATION this year offers an amazing drink range with the ENSOC crew providing a feed on the BBQ all night long. The first event of semester 2 so what are you waiting for? Limited numbers so make sure you don’t miss out. Tickets are “$10 for members and $18 for…

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UC Psyc Quiz Night

July 15 @ 6:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Ti-Kouka, Haere-roa, 90 Ilam Road
Christchurch, 8014 New Zealand
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5.00

A fun sex related quiz with question topics ranging from celeb sex scandals to STD's. Prizes such as foundry vouchers and sex related prizes are up for grabs.

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UCSA Re-Ori 2020 | Boss Coffee Comedy Club

July 15 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Haere-Roa, 90 Ilam Road
Christchurch, 8041 New Zealand
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Re-Ori: Comedy Club

BOSS coffee presents a comedy night like you’ve never seen before! Hosted at the fabulous Ngaio Marsh theatre, with espresso martinis on special and a line-up that has something for everyone! Including: Georgina Sivier, James Mustapic, James Roque and the amazing Eli Matthewson. All top notch, so what’s not to like between the coffee meets cocktail and the lols, it’s a great time to be had by all.

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UCSA Re-Ori 2020 | Winter Wellness Expo

July 16 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Haere-Roa, 90 Ilam Road
Christchurch, 8041 New Zealand
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FREE
Re-Ori: Winter Wellness Expo

This year’s Winter Wellness Expo is on Thursday the 16th of July! Come check it out in Haere-roa, from 10am – 2pm. This free, all ages, alcohol-free event is brought to you by our UCSA Advocacy and Welfare team We are giving away free second-hand items, beanies, scarves, toothpastes, toothbrushes, cake, drinks and more! Plus we have over 30 stalls including bunny rabbit cuddles, haircuts, a sewing/mending station, NZ police, Tenancy Protection Association, Christchurch Budget Service and Community Energy Action’s,…

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UCSA Re-Ori 2020 | The Edge Presents: SACHI

July 16 @ 8:00 pm - July 17 @ 1:00 am
Ngaio Marsh Theatre – Haere-roa, Haere-roa, 90 Ilam Road
Christchurch, 8041 New Zealand
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The Edge Presents: SACHI

SACHI are back and are ready to kick off UCSA Re-Ori 2020!  Tickets on sale Thursday 18th June. Support acts to be announced. When crowds relate, music connects. SACHI cling to this truth like “the golden rule.” The New Zealand duo—Nick Chrisp and Will Thomas— transform their every day, real life experiences into a vibrant, dazzling electronic-pop party. As a result, uncompromising creativity, unrestricted energy and an infectious spirit define the pair and translate right back to their audience -…

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UCSA Re-Ori 2020 | V Presents: The Big Doof 2.0

July 18 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Haere-Roa, 90 Ilam Road
Christchurch, 8041 New Zealand
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The Big Doof 2.0

Doof – the colloquial term for drum and bass used by students. Uses: “We want for doof”, “Bring back the doof” or “What is this shit, we want doof” Spelt backwards doof = food. And what better meal is there to finish off a week of uni than a smorgasbord of multi stage doof in Haere-roa! Tickets on sale June 18th Full line up announced June 22.

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UCSA Re-Ori 2020 | Pepsi Max Presents: FREE Drive in Movies

July 19 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Haere-Roa, 90 Ilam Road
Christchurch, 8041 New Zealand
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FREE
Pepsi Max Presents: FREE Drive-in Movies

Wind down on your Sunday with a FREE drive in movie at the University of Canterbury! This event is open to the public so bring the fam’ down for a free flick on us! Bring a blanket, order some kai from The Foundry and get cosy in your cars! Stay tuned for the movie announcements. First movie session: 5.30pm - 7pm Second movie session: 8pm - 9.30pm We recommend you arrive 30 minutes before the movie to secure your spot.

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UCSA Half-AGM

July 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Undercroft 101, University of Canterbury
Christchurch, 8041 New Zealand
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FREE
UCSA Half-AGM

FREE EVENT & FOOD + PRIZES TO BE WON Join us for the UCSA Half-AGM this July! We'll talk a little business, announce the opening of UCSA Election nominations, then follow it up with tasty FREE food (while stocks last). GIVEAWAY: We'll also be giving away $50 each to four lucky winners. To enter the draw, you just need to be a current UCSA member who attends the Half-AGM in its entirety. Easy as! AGENDA: • Progress Report of incumbent…

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PGSA Quiz Night

July 23 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bentleys – Haere-roa, 90 Ilam Road
Christchurch, 8041 New Zealand
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$5.00

Postgrads, are you actually smarter than a 5th grader? Gather your gang and come join us for a fun-filled Quiz Night hosted by your own UC PGSA. Teams of max 5 members each. Open to all event (ofcourse 18+ and please bring your IDs). Tickets: Only $5 from Eventbrite link (nibbles provided) What to expect?: - Questions about anything and everything (yeah, life is not about specializing in just one topic like your postgrad studies). - Prizes to be won 😀…

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UCSA Re-Ori 2020 | MONO

July 23 @ 8:30 pm - 11:59 pm
Ngaio Marsh Theatre – Haere-roa, Haere-roa, 90 Ilam Road
Christchurch, 8041 New Zealand
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FREE for UC Students

God we've missed it - our weekly gig night MONO is back. Free for UC students and with a minimal door charge for their mates, MONO bring you quality local and international acts. Bring your proof of age ID and UC Student card to skip the door fee – no card means no freebies. UC Security is open pretty much 24/7 so if you lost it, go get another one you cheapskate.  

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Cantabs: Crusaders vs Hurricanes

July 25 @ 4:30 am - 9:00 pm
Orangetheory Stadium, Orangetheory Stadium, 95 Jack Hinton Drive, Addington
Christchurch, 8024 New Zealand
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Final Cantabs Rugby Game of 2020 as part of the new Investec Super Rugby Aotearoa. Come along and enjoy an awesome game between two New Zealand sides on a Saturday afternoon to finish off Re-O Week!! Tickets on sale at the end of next week!! Keep a look out!!   https://www.facebook.com/events/873214539840122/  

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August 2020

Postgrad Writing Retreat

August 8 @ 9:30 am - August 9 @ 6:00 pm
UC Cass Field Station, Cass Mountain Research Area
Upper Waimakairir River, North Canterbury, New Zealand
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$7.50-$17.00

This will be a weekend for students to work on whatever writing parts of their thesis they want to complete/make progress on. It's also an opportunity for Masters and PhD students to meet and get to know the breadth of research taking place at UC. We held this event last year and it was hugely successful.

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ENSOC Ball

August 14 @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Milton Substation, 265 Milton Street, Sydenham,
Christchurch, 8023 New Zealand
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40.00

ENSOC MASQUERADE BALL 2020   This year ENSOC presents Masquerade Ball. Happening on Friday the 14th of August. Buses will be leaving from the Foundry at 7:00 pm   Tickets: What will your ticket get you this year? • 5 drink tokens to use how you like • Food all night • Entertainment and music • Bus transport to and from the venue This event is MEMBERS ONLY however, ENSOC will be offering ticket + ENSOC memberships for an additional…

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