10 July 2020
The University of Canterbury is hosting two special Graduation Celebrations in September for hundreds of graduates who missed out on graduating in person in April due to the pandemic lockdown.
09 July 2020
A new study is seeking feedback from Australasian food banks on how they are coping with growing demand in the wake of the COVID-19 global pandemic. The survey, led by University of Canterbury (UC) researchers, aims to find out more about the economic and social impacts of the virus.
07 July 2020
Lessons learned from the Canterbury earthquakes will be shared widely and preserved for the future when a collection of reports and information moves to a new digital home.
03 July 2020
The family of pioneering New Zealand suffragist Kate Sheppard kept an important secret – one that possibly explains a lot about her life, her beliefs and her motivation.
26 June 2020
Aotearoa New Zealand’s second oldest university is launching a survey of its historical objects in the lead-up to its 150th birthday, thanks to a $12,000 grant from Lottery Environment and Heritage.
19 June 2020
A timely new book provides insight into a lesser known chapter of New Zealand history, including the impact of anti-Chinese legislation, through the life and times of an extraordinary man.
18 June 2020
Young gun musician Lily Doak has earned a soloist spot in two prestigious classical music concerts, where she is keen to show what her favourite instrument, the recorder, can do.
17 June 2020
The global furore about the meaning and relevance of statues, memorials and place names from a racist, imperial past presents a special challenge to Aotearoa-New Zealand.
04 June 2020
Two pioneering University of Canterbury academics, a new Dame who champions Māori women, a new Knight who champions Māori art, a Pasifika poet, a former All Blacks captain, and many other alumni and friends of the University have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List 2020.
04 June 2020
Nina Oberg Humphries has been announced as the 2020 Pacific Artist in Residence at the University of Canterbury’s Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies.
03 June 2020
UC PACE intern, Paige Newnham-Shaw supported the Christ Church Cathedral Reinstatement Project from February to May this year by helping them tap into the insights of young people when it comes to the Cathedral. According to the team, her "amazing" contributions helped to fine tune their strategy in order to build strong relationships between younger audiences and the Cathedral.
14 May 2020
When New Zealand went into COVID-19 lockdown, University of Canterbury staff had to quickly find new ways to teach and support students remotely. This was a particular challenge for lab based courses. However, unique solutions have enabled students to carry on learning in lockdown.
11 May 2020
People facing redundancy, suspension or significant reductions in work hours as a result of the economic impact of COVID-19 can now upskill or change careers with the help of a University of Canterbury Study Grant. Called FutureU, the UC initiative will provide grants of up to $7500 per person to subsidise tuition fees.
07 May 2020
UC student Ricky Townsend’s 2019 sci-fi film TRUTH.exe has won Best Student Film at the 2020 Miami International Science Fiction Film Festival.
04 May 2020
Tuia 250, a government-sponsored series of events to commemorate 250 years since Captain James Cook arrived in New Zealand, focused on Pacific voyaging and first onshore encounters between Māori and Pākehā (non-Māori) during 1769–70, at the expense of reconsidering private history.
01 May 2020
University of Canterbury (UC) 2019 Fine Arts graduate Min-Young Her starts this week with a $15,000 gift and a new mentor to support her next stage of innovative creative output, thanks to an Arts Foundation Springboard Award.
23 April 2020
Award-winning Ilam School of Fine Arts graduate André Hemer is the subject of the first essay in a new series by online publishing platform Contemporary HUM, focusing on New Zealand arts activity in the Asia region.
02 April 2020
The University of Canterbury aims to support people’s wellbeing during the Covid-19 lockdown, livestreaming a weekly speaker series, on a different topic each Friday.
18 March 2020
How can we live well in cities so young people can flourish but not stress the planet? Research teams in seven cities around the world, including Ōtautahi Christchurch, are exploring this question.
12 March 2020
Christchurch-based artist and University of Canterbury (UC) fine arts graduate Janna van Hasselt has won the annual Zonta Ashburton Female Art Awards (ZAFAA) with a brightly coloured, glazed porcelain artwork called Totter.
11 March 2020
A desire to preserve waterways as taonga for future generations has motivated a University of Canterbury (UC) student to develop an innovative, low cost and effective device to remove pollution from our streams, lakes and rivers.
06 March 2020
The University of Canterbury (UC) is the first and remains the only New Zealand university to be led by women.
06 March 2020
New Zealand Suffragist Kate Sheppard is a national feminist heroine and it’s the right time for a new biography telling her story, says University of Canterbury (UC) historian Professor Katie Pickles.
03 March 2020
In an upcoming UC Connect public lecture, University of Canterbury (UC) academic Dr Sarah Kessans will share the lessons learned from a life of science and adventure, testing the limits of the human spirit, from rowing the Atlantic to launching a space laboratory.
03 March 2020
Acclaimed Oxford philosopher Professor Sophie Grace Chappell, who is currently an Erskine Fellow at the University of Canterbury (UC), makes a case for allowing ourselves to be transformed by beauty in order to better respond to the climate crisis.
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