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Computing suites

We have computing suites available at our Christchurch City campus which are located in the Rakaia Centre.

  • L130 (the Library POD) is open 24 hours.
  • L246, L247 and L248 are open normal business hours, except when booked for classes.

To access L130 computers out of normal library hours, you will need your current Student ID card. This will allow you swipe card access on the doors locks.We have specific after-hours regulations you need to abide by. These can be found in the Code of Conduct for ICT users (PDF: 0.1MB)

Free email

As a student you get a free email account for as long as you are enrolled with us. You can access this anywhere, anytime.

Your email address is your network username followed by @student.ara.ac.nz, for example: username@student.ara.ac.nz

You can access your email through the student website MyAra. For more information about your student email and how to forward your emails to a personal account visit MyAra.


Security Office hours:

  • Monday to Friday, 8.00am-4.30pm

Phone extn. 8076 or 0275408076