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10 December 2018

The University of Canterbury Motorsport (UCM) team dazzled the judges to take home multiple awards with their two custom-built race cars at the hotly contested international Formula Student competition in Australia.

OPRA Participants

07 December 2018

HR students are getting ahead by complementing their degrees with additional qualifications.

UCE EY Summer Startup speed mentoring with Jen Corbett from Programme Sponsor EY

06 December 2018

The second week of the UCE EY Summer Startup Programme saw the students receive quick-fire, expert advice in their first speed mentoring session.


29 November 2018

The University of Canterbury will be led by two women for the first time in its history after the election of Susan McCormack, a partner at Mortlock McCormack Law, as its next Chancellor.

Ōtautahi Challenge 2018

29 November 2018

Tuesday afternoon saw the final presentations of the Ōtautahi 2025 Challenge, a two-day event where a diverse range of students worked in teams to come up with future-focused solutions for Christchurch’s non-profit sector.

UCE Summer Startup Week 1

28 November 2018

Week one of the sixth UCE EY Summer Startup Programme launched last Monday 19 November over a special morning tea with the Programme sponsor, EY.

UCE Laura Robinson Purpose Projects

26 November 2018

As 2018 draws to a close, we take a look back at some of the standout ventures that have come out of UC’s Centre for Entrepreneurship (UCE) in the last 12 months.

staff photos

20 November 2018

Business and economics at UC first equal in New Zealand according to recent university rankings.


12 November 2018

For the first time, University of Canterbury Motorsport (UCM) students have designed and built two state-of-the-art race cars to enter in the highly competitive international Formula Student event this summer – one electric race car and the other driven by a more conventional combustion engine.

UCE Final Showcase 2018

08 November 2018

The UC Centre for Entrepreneurship (UCE) is excited to be kicking off their sixth annual Summer Startup Programme.

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