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Students having a conversation on the couch on campus


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Student from Vietnam Than Ha

“I strongly suggest that new international students make the best out of orientation week – mingle around and get to know the other new students.”

Thanh Ha Viet Nam

Clubs, societies and associations

Joining a club or society is one of the best ways to meet new people, discover new interests, keep fit, or learn skills that will enhance your CV. From Amnesty International to zoology, there are many different groups to join, from cultural and religious groups to sports clubs and university associations. Here’s a quick overview:


Visit 'Stay well, stay connected' for more information on volunteering in New Zealand
Neville Rodrigues - University of Canterbury, Student from India

"Being an ambassador for Christchurch Educated has given me the perfect opportunity to connect with and to help international students in Christchurch."

Neville Rodrigues PhD student from India

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