Communications and Events

Matariki building

The Communications and Events team delivers a range of internal and external communications, corporate publications and event management. The team delivers a portfolio of events that showcase UC and support student recruitment; provide advice on running events for UC; manage partnerships with the Crusaders and Student Volunteer Army; oversee various community and stakeholder partnerships, staff forums and social media (Twitter); and provide access to a pool of casual staff and UC-branded events equipment for loan.

The team is the key point of contact for UC media enquiries, as well as community and stakeholder engagement. It also undertakes a range of project communications activities and communications campaigns, including the annual Research Report publication and biannual Chronicle magazine. The team also assists with the Annual Report.

Media enquiries

The latest media releases can be found on UC News. All media enquiries are directed to the UC Communications team.

  • Email for media enquiries (business hours, Monday - Friday)
  • Call 03 369 3631 for media enquiries (business hours, Monday - Friday)
  • Call 027 503 0168 for urgent media enquiries (after-hours, Monday - Sunday)

Communications and Events team

are located in Matariki, Level 4