UC Nelson - College of Education, Health and Human Development - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

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Welcome to Nelson

The UC Nelson Centre is situated at the Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT) Nelson Campus. In Nelson we offer the:

Professional practice for this qualification can be undertaken in local schools. Studying at the Nelson Centre provides a supportive environment with strong links to local schools.

Classes at Nelson are small and supportive. Lecturers are committed to your learning and development and get to know you. While enjoying the benefits of studying at the University of Canterbury, Nelson students also have access to all of NMIT’s facilities, including the cafeteria in the Student Centre, the Library Learning Centre and computer facilities such as the Fishbowl Computer Suite on the ground floor of the library.

The Nelson Centre draws students from the top of the South Island, including Richmond, Tasman, Motueka, Golden Bay and Marlborough. During term time students are required to come onto campus for up to two days a week.

The centre gives easy access to the beautiful Nelson Region. It is located in the student area of the city, within walking distance of the CBD, cafes, art gallery and parks. Nelson is a small friendly city with easily accessible services and offers a unique place to study while enjoying a special lifestyle. Nelson is a city for the arts and outdoor experiences.

The Nelson region is a favourite location for New Zealanders and overseas tourists alike. It offers beaches, easy access to the outdoors, cafes and a thriving arts community.

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Nelson UC OfficeContact Details

UC Nelson Centre
Y Block, 145 Collingwood Street, Nelson 7010
PO Box 1012
Nelson 7040
Phone: 03 548 3106

More information

Contact ian.bowell@canterbury.ac.nz on (03) 548 3106