Keeping informed



Blackboard is the University’s virtual learning environment where academic staff post information, resources and activities online relating to your programme of study. 

You will be shown how to use Blackboard by your Programme Team when start. 


Once you have registered you'll be given a University email account. All University-related email correspondence will be sent to this address so it is important that you check it regularly. View your emails and calendar

Social Media 

There are dedicated webpages for current students with information on the support, services and opportunities that are available

Keep up to date with what is happening at Christ Church for students by joining the dedicated:

@CCCUStudents Facebook 


@canterburyccuni Instagram

The latest news and events is also shared via our student blog on

Your Apps

To access a range of services there is also a selection of Christ Church Apps you can download once you arrive via iOS or Android.

Way2Pay App

To make cashless payments for your food and drink on campus using your smartcard.

Way2Pay allows you and others (such as parents) to download funds directly to your smartcard making it easier for you to manage your money.

It also keeps you informed of the range of special discounts, promotions and loyalty rewards.

Safezone App

To connect you to the University security team if you ever need urgent help, first aid or if you have an emergency while on any of our campuses.

SafeZone allows you to call for assistance by activating the app on your smartphone to alert the University security team members to your situation and location so they can quickly and effectively get help to you.

SafeZone is simple-to-use and free to download

Once you have downloaded the Safezone app you need to sign up using your University email.



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Last edited: 01/07/2019 10:28:00