Riccarton_Garden_NWS

16 January 2020

Police, firefighters and other emergency personnel from Utah, United States of America, are visiting the University of Canterbury (UC) this week to learn from academics who have transformed their experiences during Canterbury’s earthquakes into valuable lessons to share with others.


Robin_Palmer_NWS

16 January 2020

An innovative research project that detects brain activity revealing individuals’ knowledge of criminal behaviour is delivering positive results for a University of Canterbury (UC) led research team.


Sam Frost Presentation

10 January 2020

Our Summer Startup students have returned refreshed from a three week break and are ready to focus on polishing their pitch for the Summer Startup Showcase. We have been lucky to have a selection of amazing speakers visit over the last couple of weeks, and in this update, we will be sharing their best pieces of advice!


CECC

20 December 2019

The University of Canterbury has renewed it’s Partnership Agreement with the Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce (The Chamber) for another year.


UC NEWS logo

18 December 2019

The University of Canterbury (UC) is amidst an exciting week celebrating the hard work of students who are graduating over the next two days.


Nadeera Ranabahu’s feasibility analysis workshop

16 December 2019

We’re now halfway through this year’s Summer Startup Programme, but the momentum certainly isn’t slowing down! This week featured more guest speakers, mentoring, and progress being made by all of the ventures. With five weeks of the programme gone and five to go, we asked some of our students to share the most important thing they have learnt so far.


Sati and Cameron

16 December 2019

Two different roads led University of Canterbury (UC) graduands Sati Ravichandiren and Cameron Hart to internships with law firm Lane Neave and now full-time roles.


Patrick Brand

16 December 2019

Learning to study was the key to success for Patrick Brand. This week, he is graduating from the University of Canterbury (UC) with a Bachelor of Laws and looking forward to a fulfilling career in litigation.


graduation_2019_NWS

16 December 2019

Hundreds of proud University of Canterbury (UC) students wearing academic regalia will parade through central Christchurch this week for the first time since before the 2011 earthquakes.


Harris

12 December 2019

A third of the 21 New Zealand students and recent graduates embarking on internships to learn how Asia does business are from the University of Canterbury.


Anzac speed mentoring summer startup

10 December 2019

The fourth week of UCE’s Summer Startup Programme was all about storytelling, with many of the ventures starting to consider how to show their ventures off to the world. As always, the week was also full of one-on-one mentoring, including an international skype session with a US-based mentor!


Pardeshi, High Commissioner

10 December 2019

The High Commissioner of India, Muktesh K. Pardeshi, paid a special visit to the University of Canterbury (UC) campus recently. During the visit, a new $15,000 scholarship was announced.


Alfred Guender

10 December 2019

Associate Professor Alfred Guender from the Department of Economics and Finance and Professor Richard T. Froyen of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have published a new edition of their popular economics book on monetary policy.


Food

06 December 2019

‘Food for Thought’ is a five-day series of 15-minute talks in the city, bringing the university’s thought leaders to the public, so people can feed their minds while filling their tummies.


Caitlin Soal talks to mentor Rod Carr about her Summer Startup venture during th

02 December 2019

From swimmable rivers, to surveys, to speed mentoring, this week has again been jam-packed for the Summer Startup Programme students.


Dr Tyron Love

28 November 2019

“It looks grim,” says Dr Tyron Love, a senior lecturer of Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship at the University of Canterbury (UC) College of Business and Law, of the preliminary findings of his research into the future of Māori academics in New Zealand universities.


Josh McSkimming

25 November 2019

‘Straight A’ University of Canterbury (UC) student Josh McSkimming is New Zealand’s top economics student and was recently honoured with the prestigious Sir Frank Holmes award in recognition.


Hannah Duder speaking

25 November 2019

The second week of the UCE Summer Startup Programme introduced our students to the more formal aspects of the programme, with daily speaker sessions and one-on-one check-ins with mentors throughout the week.


Summer startup cohort 2019/20

18 November 2019

UCE’s Summer Startup Programme kicked off for another summer last week. With 26 students from 21 different ventures taking part, the next ten weeks look set to be an action-packed time at UCE.


2018 Summer Startup Programme participants

07 November 2019

The University of Canterbury Centre for Entrepreneurship (UCE) Summer Startup Programme is a chance for students to work full time on fast-tracking the development of their ideas into realistic business ventures.


Marketing for Good - Aviva

06 November 2019

The UC Business School and the Marketing Association have teamed up for a new initiative that aims to provide collaborative pro bono advice to charities.


Tyron Love

05 November 2019

Twelve University of Canterbury-led research projects have been green-lit by the 2019 Marsden Fund Te Pūtea Rangahau to the total of $6.54 million in diverse fields of research. The research covers four of UC’s five colleges, and includes research in engineering, management, computer science and software engineering, linguistics, political science and te reo as well as physical, chemical and biological sciences.


Vxt

01 November 2019

University of Canterbury (UC) student inventors and co-founders of tech startup Vxt, Luke Campbell and Lucy Turner have released their innovative app, another step in commercialising their smart assistant that converts voicemails to text.


CFA Finance

24 October 2019

The University of Canterbury’s (UC) top finance students have won the biggest finance competition in the country to secure their place representing New Zealand in South Korea.


Paul Dolan

16 October 2019

The University of Canterbury’s (UC) new Master of Business Administration (MBA) Programme delivers a course that is more relevant to organisations and focuses on emerging technologies, innovations and business needs beyond economic drivers.


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