Undergraduate Students - School of Law - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Undergraduate Law Students


Study Resources for Law Students


Information regarding LAWS101 and 200 level course tutorials is published in term 1. Any enquiries regarding tutorials please contact:

Heather Couch
Academic Administrator
Room 329, Business and Law
Phone: 3642 987 ext 8585


Many School of Law Courses have information available on Learn. You can access the material for a specific course if you are enrolled in that course.


Please refer to the New Zealand Law Style Guide, or New Zealand Law Style Quick Reference Guide references to the style which should be used in the presentation of essays in the School of Law.

All undergraduate essays must have an Undergraduate cover sheet attached to them when handed in. These are available from the School of Law Reception, Ilam Apartments, Homestead Lane.

Old Exam Papers

Copies of past exam questions are available from the Library website to aid your study.

Information and Technology Services for Law Students

Follow this link to find more information about the ITS services available to students.

Law Library Facilities

The Law Library is located in the James Hight building. The combination of books and electronic databases is one of the best in the country for current legal information.

The librarians are friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. The Law Library staff offer familiarisation tours and short courses on accessing the library. Please link to the Law Library for detailed information and opening hours.

Law Student Organisations

Link from here to LAWSOC, the Law Students' organisation, Te Putairiki, the Maori Law Students' Association.

Scholarships and Grants for Law Students

  1. A range of scholarships, grants and prizes are available for current or prospective undergraduate law students. Scholarships have various closing dates throughout the year and prizes are awarded on performance in specified law courses.

    Details are available on the University of Canterbury scholarships page.