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Service department

Communications and Events

05 November 2023

UC's Communications and Events team drives awareness and reputation of UC through engaging communications, events, and public relations. Learn more about Communications and Events at UC.


We focus on ensuring that our powerful stories are communicated to the world, that we celebrate our achievements, and that we stand out as a university that makes a positive difference to people’s lives.

Our mission is to promote the University of Canterbury’s impactful research, accessible education and people who make a difference, strengthening its reputation in local, national and international spheres of influence and support, in ways that serve the goals of the 2020 – 2030 Strategic Vision.

Media enquiries

The UC Communications and Events team handles all news media interviews and requests.

  • Visit UC News for the stories covering everything from our latest research to student achievements, and all things in between. 
  • All media enquiries are directed to the


Search for Experts

Contact details for our many expert UC academics and researchers can be found in our UC Research Profile search. Please enter either a name or search keyword(s).


Media visits and filming

If you are a journalist and would like to visit the University, our team will be happy to arrange this for you and will sort out appropriate filming space and oversee filming relevant to our work, both for commercial projects and news.


Other services

Latest news

Facts and figures about UC

Our people

The Team are located in Matariki, Level 3 North.


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