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AASA 2019 conference website front page

07 August 2018

The website has just been launched for the biennial conference of the Australasian Animal Studies Association, which will be hosted by the University of Canterbury’s New Zealand Centre for Human-Animal Studies in July 1-4 2019. The conference theme is ‘Decolonizing Animals’.

Francesca Comunello speaking

09 May 2018

Associate Professor Francesca Comunello will be a College of Arts Visiting Fellow in the Department of Media & Communication between 28 April and 31 May, 2018.

Claire Curran and Leigh Huffine

04 May 2018

Last week, the UC Arts Digital Lab, main office of the CEISMIC earthquake digital archive, hosted Hon Clare Curran, the Minister of Broadcasting, Communications, and Digital Media, and Minister of Government Digital Services.

Photobook award

20 March 2018

Steve Carr’s publication 'Variations for Troubled Hands' came out on top at the Australian Photobook of the Year Awards 2017.

Percussion quartet’s album cover BEYOND

08 January 2018

Senior Lecturer Dr Justin DeHart's studio recording was recently listed in two top ten Classical Music Album lists for 2017.


21 December 2017

Criminal Justice: A New Zealand Introduction was launched on 12 December along with a panel discussion with six leading experts on the biggest challenges facing New Zealand's criminal justice system.

Confucius Institute wins global Institute award

14 December 2017

Competing against over 500 Confucius Institutes in 140 countries, Confucius Institute at the UC has won the Confucius Institute of the Year award.

College of Arts logo

18 October 2017

Amanda Deacon and Jack Hayes beat students from around NZ to take out first and second place at the 2017 JSANZ Tertiary Japanese Language Speech Contest

Joseph Mansell News item

12 October 2017

UC Arts student, Joseph Mansell, has recently been selected as Head Delegate for UN Youth’s 2018 US Leadership Tour

Graeme Wynn holding carving

03 October 2017

Graeme Wynn looks back on his NZ past after 40 years on the faculty of The University of British Columbia

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