17 October 2018

University of Canterbury Commerce student Harry Seagar is heading to Antarctica this summer after being awarded a Blake Antarctic Ambassadorship by the Sir Peter Blake Trust and Antarctica New Zealand.

SDS 2018 Dunedin

15 October 2018

As the UCE Deloitte Business Case Competition Programme wraps up, it’s time we reflect on some of the highlights and successes throughout the year.

UCE Impact Summit Day One 2018 Outside

15 October 2018

Day One, held on Saturday 29 September, was the flagship and final event of UCE’s first ever Impact Summit, designed for all young impact seekers and people wanting to make a difference in the world.

UCE Social Enterprise Challenge 2018

03 October 2018

Tiny homes for millennials, planter box subscriptions, a rage room, and so much more! UCE’s second annual Social Enterprise Challenge brought students from across the country to solve some of our most pressing issues.

Shotover Jet

26 September 2018

UC Business School has a new minor for 2019 in Tourism Management and Marketing* that explores one of New Zealand's largest export industries.

Ronan and Sonia

19 September 2018

The 2018 recipient of the UC Business School Early Career Researcher Award is Dr Ronán Feehily, senior lecturer in the Department of Accounting and Information Systems.


18 September 2018

How does a small country like New Zealand chart a course in the choppy waters of international relations? In an upcoming UC Connect public talk, Deputy Secretary of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Ben King will discuss the current environment for New Zealand’s international relations, and the way MFAT conducts New Zealand’s business on the international stage.

Students in action at the MYOB IT finals

17 September 2018

Following the Regional Round of the MYOB IT Challenge two UC teams were selected by the MYOB judging panel to compete at the national level. The student teams developed a business case and a working prototype of an add-on for MYOB’s cloud accounting software solution. Both UC teams delivered during the technical demonstration and progressed to the finals with Team Pac-Man taking third place overall. Chanya Ussaneerungrueng of Team Pac-Man shares the experience below.


14 September 2018

University of Canterbury Associate Professor Ekant Veer, from the College of Business & Law’s Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship department, has been awarded New Zealand tertiary teaching excellence honours in a ceremony at Parliament.

SDS UCE 2018

13 September 2018

After developing their skills in the UCE Deloitte Business Case Competition throughout the year, four students were selected to represent Canterbury at the Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship Challenge – part of the SDS Business Case Competition circuit.

Jess and Jacyntha Scarsbrook UCE

16 August 2018

Inspired by her sister, Jess Scarsbrook has worked on her project ‘Aspirations’ through entré’s 2017 $85k Startup Challenge, UCE Bootcamp and then continued full-time last summer through the UCE Summer Startup Programme.

UCE Summer Startup Jared McNicoll cropped

16 August 2018

Taking a business idea from a previous UCE Challenge, Jared entered the UCE Summer Startup Programme ready to learn and grow. Now finishing off his degree, Jared is getting ready for the big smoke as a graduate at Fonterra.

UCE IoD workshop

14 August 2018

In just a mere matter of weeks during July, students had the opportunity to attend up to three events run by the Institute of Directors (IoD).

UCE Marketing Smackdown Students presenting

08 August 2018

Over the weekend UC Centre for Entrepreneurship (UCE) and the UC Business School, hosted a Challenge that brought out the inner marketing guru in a bunch of eager students.

UCE Fudna Study Tour

01 August 2018

Over the break, UCE and the International Relationships Office sent three students to Fudan University, Shanghai to attend a Summer Programme focusing on Innovative China and Digital Entrepreneurship. Chelsea Aitken (BCom) and Amelia Morgan (LLB/BA) share their experiences below.

UCE Summer Startup Series 2018 Clive Antony

31 July 2018

From an MBM to UC Me video campaigns, to Berlin and then to Uganda, UCE checks in with Clive Antony, to see what he’s been up to since the Summer Programme of 2016/17.

UCE Summer Startup Series Laura Robinson

19 July 2018

From running her own company to being the UCSA Vice President and studying a Bachelor of Education and a Bachelor of Laws, we find time to check in with Laura Robinson for an update!

Zach Preston Imagine Cup

19 July 2018

We wish Zach Preston all the best as he flies to Seattle to compete in Microsoft’s premier international competition: Imagine Cup!

UCE High School Bootcamp

12 July 2018

Whilst students were on holiday, UC welcomed 20 bright-eyed and bubbly Year 13’s from across the South Island to learn about businesses in the city, the UC Business School and the Centre for Entrepreneurship.

MGMT228 Great Wall visit

10 July 2018

Want to combine study with an OE? Applications for MGMT228 close on 17 July.

UCE Impact Summit Speaker Announcement

09 July 2018

Day One is the flagship and final event of the Impact Summit and will take place 29 September. Don’t miss out -- early bird tickets on sale now!

UCE Summer Startup Prog Stefan Warnaar

05 July 2018

From a Bachelor of Engineering with Honours to creating the worlds best base layer, Stefan Warnaar shares his journey so far!


04 July 2018

Canterbury researchers are set to uncover the impact the Airbnb accommodation phenomenon has had on the region’s tourism industry.


04 July 2018

In the University of Canterbury’s 2018 Condliffe Lecture, Anne Krueger will explore the topic: “Is it harder or easier to develop rapidly than it was a half century ago?” in her talk on development and economic growth.


28 June 2018

In partnership with MYOB, the University of Canterbury is helping students get ahead with hands-on courses on the use of cloud accounting software.

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