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Gibbs Farm Sculpture Park Fundraiser

Join us for an unforgettable day out at Gibbs Farm to raise funds for the University of Canterbury Students’ Association (UCSA). Don't miss this rare opportunity to visit! Tickets are limited.

Date: Friday 22 November 2019
Time: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Location:

Gibbs Farm, 2421 Kaipara Coast Highway, Warkworth, Auckland 0984

Cost: $105 + GST  

Join us for an unforgettable day out at Gibbs Farm to raise funds for the University of Canterbury Students’ Association (UCSA). 

The celebrated Gibbs Farm is an expansive open-air sculpture park located in the beautiful Kaipara Harbour, north of Auckland. The Farm boasts the greatest collection of large-scale outdoor artworks in the country by some of the world's most renowned artists, including several prominent University of Canterbury alumni, with artwork by Grahame Bennett, Chris Booth, Neil Dawson, and Peter Nicholls on display.  You’ll roam the park ‘free range’ and even come face-to-face with some exotic animals. The park is a 3 to 4 hour walking experience.

Dr Alan Gibbs is a University of Canterbury alumnus and sat on the UCSA student exec during his time at UC. He received an Honorary Doctor of Engineering for his services and influence on New Zealand’s business, engineering, economic, political and cultural life.

Please note, this event is open to UC alumni, friends and the general public. 

Buy your ticket online here

Please contact alumni@canterbury.ac.nz if you have any questions or require any assistance. 

 

School of Forestry 50th Anniversary

Date: Thursday 16 April - Saturday 18 April 2020
Location: University of Canterbury campus (various locations)
Cost: See School of Forestry event page for more details and to register.

 

The School of Forestry | Te Kura Ngahere is pleased to announce a conference and celebration in recognition of 50 years at the University of Canterbury (1970-2020).

The School of Forestry will celebrate 50 Years of education and research with a conference and social events from Thursday 16th to Saturday 18th April 2020. The event will be held at the University of Canterbury and will include two days of conference/education sessions on current topics in forestry research and education. A social programme including class reunions, a conference dinner and other small events will allow graduates and past academics and staff to catch up with old friends.

A formal programme of events will be published in the second half of 2019 but we welcome expressions of interest now. You can contact the School via the dedicated conference email: Forestry50@canterbury.ac.nz.

We look forward to catching up with you in 2020.

 

 

UC Alumni Family Day 

Join us for a free event hosted at the Ilam Homestead (University of Canterbury Club).  The event is open to UC alumni, friends and family, and UC staff.

Date: Saturday 15 February 2020
Time: 10:30am - 1:00pm
Location: Ilam Homestead (University of Canterbury Club), 87 Ilam Rd, Ilam Christchurch
Cost: Free, no charge 

We invite all UC alumni and freinds to a Family Day picnic and BBQ at Ilam Homestead.

Join fellow UC alumni and staff, bring your friends and family, and a picnic, and a we will provide a BBQ and some entertainment.

Registrations open soon.

Please contact alumni@canterbury.ac.nz if you have any questions or require any assistance.