Wicked Bible Chris Jones

06 July 2022

#Philanthropy@UC A unique English publishing artefact which dates back almost 400 years and contains a blunder of biblical proportions has come to light in Aotearoa, and its conservation and digitisation is under way, with support from the UC Foundation, alumni and generous supporters.

Fiona Leeves

23 June 2022

#Philanthropy@UC A young woman who cared about people and held a strong sense of social justice has created a powerful legacy for Social Work students at the University of Canterbury.

QS World Rankings Logo 2023

09 June 2022

The University of Canterbury (UC) is again ranked among the top 300 universities in the world.

Tom Cruise Top Gun

02 June 2022

In a new article on The Conversation, University of Canterbury film expert Dr Erin Harrington explores the themes of nostalgia, loyalty and heroism in the new Top Gun film.

Matthew Hobbs

30 May 2022

Three emerging University of Canterbury researchers have won HRC funding for their studies into coeliac disease in children; older unpaid caregiver experiences amid the pandemic; and air pollution’s impact on physical and mental health.

Professor Katharina Näswall, Dr Fleur Pawsey and Associate Professor Joana Kuntz

17 May 2022

Learning how to hone recruitment skills and create positive workplaces is just a click away, thanks to an innovative online MicroMasters programme. The Organizational Psychology MicroMasters programme is unique in Aotearoa New Zealand and already attracting a global following on UCx – the University of Canterbury’s online learning platform.

Mātauranga Māori

11 May 2022

A critical need for more reo Māori-speaking teachers will be addressed next year when a new training course launches at the University of Canterbury.

Uc Connect - Wicked Bible

02 May 2022

In 1631, Robert Barker, printer to the English King Charles I, made one of the most serious blunders in publishing history. So much so, one contemporary labelled it “a ſcandalous miſtake in our Engliſh Bibles.” Barker’s error was indeed grave: his 1631 printing had rendered one of the Ten Commandments, “Thou shalt commit adultery”.


28 April 2022

#KiaAngitu. Mentoring, workshops and support are part of a unique scholarship package offered to Māori and Pacific first-year students at Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury.

College of Engineering

07 April 2022

The 2022 subject rankings have been released by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), and two subjects at the University of Canterbury (UC) remain placed in the top 100 global ranking, with Linguistics moving further up the ladder.

Ngā Hau e Whā o Tāwhirimātea:

10 March 2022

An innovative new resource developed at Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury (UC) offers educators across Aotearoa New Zealand practical help to develop or deepen their culturally responsive teaching in the tertiary sector.


09 March 2022

United by their love of music, the University of Canterbury (UC) and Christchurch Symphony Orchestra (CSO) have formalised their long-standing history of collaboration.


04 March 2022

In the wake of the recent occupation of parliament grounds, University of Canterbury senior lecturer in psychology Andrew Vonasch and senior lecturer in philosophy Michael-John Turp explain the balance of positive and negative liberty and the risks that come with it on The Conversation.


03 March 2022

#IWD #BreakTheBias Ōtautahi Christchurch artist Melissa Macleod has a dream; to create a mountain of flowers in New Brighton. Her latest exhibition, opening on 24 February at the University of Canterbury, is another step in that direction.

Bronwyn Hayward

01 March 2022

#IWD #BreakTheBias By Professor Bronwyn Hayward MNZM The weight of new evidence in this latest IPCC report is telling us that we are moving more quickly than previously expected, to reach the limits of the climate risk we can adapt to.

Tauhere | UC Connect

16 February 2022

Over the past three years, hundreds of the world’s leading researchers have been assessing the latest knowledge on climate change, its impacts and risks, and what we can do about it, for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) the United Nations body for climate science.

Ravenscar House Museum: A remarkable gift to Ōtautahi

14 February 2022

When Ōtautahi Christchurch’s striking purpose-built Ravenscar House Museum opened to the public late last year, it was the realisation of a long-held dream.

Bronwyn Hayward

11 February 2022

UC is proud to congratulate Professor Bronwyn Hayward on being recognised as the Supreme Winner at the Women of Influence awards.

Bronwyn Hayward

27 January 2022

Internationally acclaimed sustainability expert and University of Canterbury (UC) Professor Bronwyn Hayward MNZM is being praised as a mentor and a pioneer by two former students who are now receiving recognition of their own.


26 January 2022

The University of Canterbury (UC) continues to respond to the needs of the digital screen industries with sponsorship of the NZGDA Kiwi Game Starter 2022, a business start-up competition supporting the best of Aotearoa New Zealand’s up-and-coming game development talent.

Associate Professor Ruth McManus

26 January 2022

While many are striving to live in a more eco-friendly way, a University of Canterbury (UC) academic says we should also have the option to be buried more sustainably.

Professor Philip Butler

11 January 2022

World-renowned University of Canterbury Physics Professor Philip Butler has been made a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit (CNZM) for services to science, education and health.

Green roofs

05 January 2022

In an article on The Conversation, University of Canterbury History Professor Katie Pickles argues for a green rooftop revolution as New Zealand faces homes in short supply and shifts to medium-density-developments.

Distinguished Professors

17 December 2021

The University of Canterbury has appointed four new Distinguished Professors: the world’s first Pacific Distinguished Professor, the innovating founder of the UC Rose Centre for Stroke Recovery and Research, a leading international sustainability and tourism researcher, and a leading international mathematical modeller for the evolutionary history of species.

Michelle Hay

15 December 2021

The opportunity to turn an interest in Spanish into a new career pathway has made a huge difference to the life of one University of Canterbury (UC) mature student.

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