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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
10 July 2018
Want to combine study with an OE? Applications for MGMT228 close on 17 July.
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!
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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