27 August 2021
The University of Canterbury is commemorating 150 years since the birth of one of its most famous scientists, academics and alumni, despite the postponement of some of the planned celebratory events due to the Covid-19 lockdown.
17 August 2021
The Ngāi Tahu Research Centre has appointed its first Professor, Dr Shaun Ogilvie, Te Arawa (Ngāti Whakahemo), Ngāti Awa (Ngāti Pūkeko) and Pākehā, as Professor of Ecology and the Environment, a co-appointment with the College of Science, at the University of Canterbury.
17 August 2021
Jania is passionate about supporting communities to innovate, strengthen, and reshape a system that supports all to feel a sense of belonging and be seen for their strengths, uniqueness and potential, by working together.
03 August 2021
Jo-Marie Baker was a daily newspaper journalist for almost a decade before launching Tailor-Made Media in 2008.
28 July 2021
A new scholarship providing financial support and leadership coaching is being offered to outstanding University of Canterbury business students, thanks to the generosity of a high-profile Christchurch family.
22 July 2021
This upcoming UC Connect public lecture looks at how New Zealand’s relationship with the EU and the potential impact of Britain leaving the EU on New Zealand.
09 July 2021
The University of Canterbury is a proud principal partner of the WORD Christchurch Festival 2021, which is set to spring forth with stories, histories, ideas, poetry and song, 25-29 August.
09 June 2021
Congratulations to all the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2021 recipients, including several University of Canterbury academics, staff, graduates and friends of the university.
19 May 2021
Drawing on her personal experience in the Syrian desert, Patricia tells the story of Jane Digby's life she traveled to the Middle East
04 May 2021
Over the past two decades, the Canterbury History Foundation Inc. has served as an important support group for the History Department and the University of Canterbury.
23 March 2021
More used to handling rare antiquities thousands of years old, the curator of the University of Canterbury’s Teece Museum and James Logie Memorial Collection describes a recent discovery as a “thrilling moment of wonder”.
12 March 2021
After spending her childhood in a Kurdish refugee camp, Dr Zhiyan Basharati arrived in New Zealand with her family at age 11, not speaking a word of English. Now, this UC graduate has a PhD in forensic psychology, is a dedicated advocate for refugees and migrants, and award finalist.
08 March 2021
Ngāi Tahu and the University of Canterbury have today committed to establishing a centre for indigenous social innovation led by Tokona Te Raki Māori Futures Collective.
24 February 2021
A distinguished neurologist and philanthropist’s generous gift of NZ$3 million will support southern students to pursue their studies in Science, Music, Health Sciences and Engineering at the University of Canterbury (UC) and University of Otago. It will also allow more postgraduate students from both universities to undertake overseas fieldwork.
02 February 2021
Over the summer, Cantabrians have seen painted penguins ‘popping up’ around the streets and public spaces of Christchurch, Lyttelton and Banks Peninsula. However, one small penguin has a special solo mission – to help fund penguin research.
16 December 2020
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences is awarding the Oskar Klein Medal to the University of Canterbury’s renowned Canterbury Distinguished Professor Roy Kerr.
15 December 2020
The Ilam house where pioneering suffragist Kate Sheppard lived and worked during her years of activism has been officially opened by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern today.
27 November 2020
A record number of tamariki have graduated from Te Mātāpuna Mātātahi | Children’s University over two nights of celebrations recognising their achievements in 2020.
16 November 2020
Tammana Begum from The Natural History Museum reports on international research, led by UC Science graduate Dr Jo Carpenter and University of Hawai'i at Mānoa's Don Drake, exploring how the impact of colonisation has resulted in the disappearance of endemic birds in Hawaii, the Mascarenes and Aotearoa New Zealand, affecting unique island flora.
04 November 2020
Studying at the University of Canterbury (UC) opened TV reporter Daniel Faitaua’s mind to the world around him and helped spark his dream of living and working overseas.
27 October 2020
In a new article for Stuff.co.nz, Ethique founder and University of Canterbury graduate Brianne West shares why cardboard straws and paper bags may not be as eco-friendly as we think.
13 October 2020
With his passion of filmmaking and music UC Business graduate Corban Tupou created an entire online music community - Sounds of the Local.
12 October 2020
University of Canterbury graduate & ex-All Blacks rugby midfielder Daryl Gibson has written a thesis on how to break a losing streak after leaving his coaching position with the Waratahs, NZ Stuff reports.
08 October 2020
With a passion for making positive change to family life in Aotearoa New Zealand, University of Canterbury (UC) graduate Shawn Thomas believes “dance can change the world”.
30 September 2020
Ilam Campus Gallery’s upcoming exhibition celebrates the five-decade career of graphic artist, painter and publisher Leo Bensemann (1912–1986) and connects current students to an inspiring University of Canterbury’s (UC) Fine Arts alumni.
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