UC Journalisim Graduates at 2016 Canon Media Awards

16 January 2017

Congratulations to the UC journalism graduates who were honoured at the 2016 Canon Media Awards and New Zealand Radio Awards.


16 January 2017

On Monday, 9 August Dr Patrick O’Sullivan was interviewed by Susie Ferguson on Morning Report to discuss the use of 3D printing for the Classics Department’s collection of ancient Mediterranean artefacts which feature in many courses offered by the department.

New Zealand Brain Research Institute staff working

16 January 2017

University of Canterbury Professor in Linguistics Dr Jennifer Hay has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand.

Famous family engineers the future at UC

11 January 2017

Three generations of the McConnell family share more than just a last name - they all studied at the University of Canterbury, with a strong passion for engineering.

Maori carving face culture

21 November 2016

An applied professional programme dedicated to supporting the advancement of Māori and Indigenous self-determination.

UC Honorary Doctorate for NZ author-artist

21 November 2016

New Zealand children's author, illustrator and educator Gavin Bishop, ONZM, will receive an honorary doctorate from his alma mater, the University of Canterbury.

Quake damaged Little Pigeon Bay Cottage

18 November 2016

Dr Matthew Hughes confirms that Canterbury tsunami occurred, and the importance of heeding tsunami evacuation warnings.

Film reel image

03 November 2016

This year Martha Hardy-Ward's popular summer school paper, ‘Creative Writing for the Screen’ returns to UC.

Daniel Bernardi block

02 November 2016

We are pleased to announce that Professor Daniel Bernardi will be joining us as a Canterbury Fellow in Semester One, 2017.


02 November 2016

The Russian Programme at UC are pleased to announce the launch of Beginner Russian courses delivered by distance.


01 November 2016

In 2017 The German Programme at UC will continue to offer beginner German courses by distance.

Lectures focus on Māori experience of trauma

29 September 2016

The UC Ngāi Tahu Research Centre is hosting a lecture series, He Kokonga Whare - Māori and the Transmission of Historical Trauma.

Restoring world's first recorded computer music

26 September 2016

UC Distinguished Professor Jack Copeland and UC alumni Jason Long have restored the earliest known recording of computer-generated music, created more than 65 years ago.

O le malaga malosi tele - a very strong journey

15 September 2016

Showcasing work produced by Ioane Ioane during his 2016 Creative New Zealand/Macmillan Brown Pacific Artist Residency, O le malaga malosi tele provides a glimpse into Samoa's

'EQ f***ing C' - A Revenge Comedy in the making

09 September 2016

In an upcoming public lecture, UC academic, playwright and director Dr Christina Stachurski will discuss the process of writing a comedy especially for Christchurch.

Ancient meets hi-tech as UC 3D-prints antiquities

03 August 2016

The University of Canterbury is using modern 3D-printing technology to preserve and study rare classical antiquities, many dating back more than three millennia.

Academic joins UN scientific Climate Change panel

27 July 2016

UC political scientist Bronwyn Hayward has been invited to advise how the world's scientific community should respond to limit global warming.

UC Connect:The Dis-United States - Clinton v Trump

21 July 2016

An upcoming UC Connect free public lecture will focus on the raucous 2016 Presidential election in the United States, which is causing headlines around the world.

Fellow from Hawaii to teach Te Reo at UC

12 July 2016

The University of Canterbury's Te Reo programme in Aotahi: School of Māori and Indigenous Studies welcomed its first ever Visiting Canterbury Fellow yesterday.

Alan Wood and Allan Miller

03 July 2016

EPECentre researchers have received two awards at the Electricity Engineers’ Association (EEA) Conference.

Gallipoli link to the Armenian genocide

03 June 2016

As Germany recognises the Armenian genocide upsetting relations with Turkey, UC historian Dr David Monger is adding to knowledge of the WWI event and says there's Kiwi link.

NZ literature champion retires after four decades

27 May 2016

UC Emeritus Professor Patrick Evans, who was instrumental in legitimising New Zealand literature, has retired following a significant career spanning over four decades.

Ioane appointed UC Pacific Artist in Residence

09 May 2016

New Zealand-Samoan artist Ioane Ioane has been appointed Artist in Residence for the Macmillan Brown Centre for Pacific Studies at UC.

Voices Against War

28 April 2016

UC's School of Humanities and Creative Arts and the Disarmament and Security Centre have created a new website focusing on Cantabrians' untold WWI stories.

Students fundraise for Thai children's charity

06 April 2016

Volunteering with disadvantaged children in Bangkok over the summer break has inspired two students to raise money for the institute which cares for them.

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