27 March 2023
One of the country’s leading Māori history scholars will be awarded an honorary degree in recognition for his work revitalising te reo Māori as a researcher, translator, writer and editor.
27 March 2023
Getting older is no reason to stop challenging your brain, and no barrier to notching up another degree, says 82-year-old Christchurch student Robert Walker.
23 March 2023
New international rankings have placed three University of Canterbury (UC) subjects in the Top 100 of all universities globally.
21 March 2023
Climate change expert Professor Bronwyn Hayward comments on the latest IPCC report on The Conversation.
16 March 2023
Five Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury researchers and a graduate have been elected to the Academy of the Royal Society Te Apārangi today.
12 March 2023
In the hands of expert percussionist Justin DeHart even a 747-jet engine cowling can become an instrument.
07 March 2023
What does it mean to be a Māori or Polynesian male in Aotearoa New Zealand today? How is that shaped?
27 February 2023
Distinguished Professor Steven Ratuva has added yet another first to his long list of accomplishments, becoming the University of Canterbury’s first Te Amorangi | Pro-Vice-Chancellor Pacific.
22 February 2023
A new digital audio experience using memories from the University of Canterbury CEISMIC archive launched today, connecting powerful quake memories to physical places in the city, giving residents and visitors a unique opportunity to understand human impact of the Canterbury earthquakes.
10 February 2023
The patu parāoa, carved from whale bone, is symbolic of the ocean voyaging migrations that have resulted in waves of settlement in Waitaha Canterbury.
30 January 2023
Can the path to a sustainable future be found in the past? Global experts on water policy and management in the Pacific will gather on 7 February at The Piano in Christchurch for Tauhere UC Connect public talk, The Path to a Sustainable Future.
16 January 2023
An ‘eco-fiction’ writer and a musician-poet who plans to explore the current te reo Māori renaissance will bring their creativity to the University of Canterbury this year.
04 January 2023
In an article on The Conversation, Professor Katie Pickles explains how women broke down the boy's club barriers to surf lifesaving in New Zealand.
19 December 2022
On The Conversation, University of Canterbury Distinguished Professor Steven Ratuva says there now is a chance to bring back real democracy to Fiji.
12 December 2022
It’s Graduation time in Ōtautahi Christchurch with 2000 University of Canterbury graduates celebrating successfully completing their studies this week in full regalia.
12 December 2022
A desire to highlight the experiences of Polynesian men in professional rugby league has been the driving force for University of Canterbury lecturer Phillip Borell (Ngāti Ranginui) to complete his PhD and graduate this month.
06 December 2022
Keen to be taken seriously on the world stage, Canterbury University College began a post-World War II campaign to establish a culture of research and inquiry that changed the course of New Zealand history, according to University of Canterbury Associate Professor Mike Grimshaw.
05 December 2022
Studying at Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | the University of Canterbury has enabled Anna Pohatu (Ngāi Tāmanuhiri, Rongowhakaata), to expand on her reo Māori, while providing a voice for tauira Māori.
01 December 2022
Exceptional Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury (UC) teachers who students describe as “life-altering”, “energetic” and “inspiring”, have been honoured with prestigious awards.
23 November 2022
University of Canterbury Professor Paul Millar is the recipient of the 2022 Pou Aronui Award, for distinguished service to humanities-aronui, announced last night by the Royal Society Te Apārangi.
17 November 2022
Ilam studios invite the community to enjoy the diverse works of University of Canterbury (UC) Fine Arts students at the end-of-year Open Studio Exhibition.
09 November 2022
Dr Christina Tausa, Research Manager at the Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies, University of Canterbury (UC), wants to see the Global North commit to the promises of the Paris Agreement at COP27, the 27th annual UN meeting on climate, which started on 6 November in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.
11 October 2022
University of Canterbury (UC) arts-minded students were quick to respond to blank white hoardings going up around two building siteworks, posting up multi-coloured artworks and making art more accessible around campus.
05 October 2022
Two new University of Canterbury (UC) courses will empower ākonga to explore Indigenous representation as we move from traditional storytelling to digital and mainstream media.
03 October 2022
As noted by Māori scholar Dr Nēpia Mahuika, “New Zealand history is Māori history” first and foremost. Despite this, the histories of Aotearoa New Zealand are often examined in connection to Britain and discussed in terms of colonisation.