About the Department

Master of Business Administration

Rehua Building

Level 7

University Drive

University of Canterbury


Email: mba@canterbury.ac.nz

The UC MBA is based in the brand new Rehua Building at the University of Canterbury’s secure Ilam campus, 5 kilometres from the city centre and 5 kilometres from the airport (10 minutes driving).

The UC MBA has dedicated learning and social spaces on the top floor (7th) of the Rehua Building, including lecture rooms, breakout spaces, and a kitchen with balcony – all with a great view! If you are arriving from work or cycling, there are showers available for your use. There is free parking on campus after 5pm or on weekends.

For more information, contact our staff.

MBA Advisory Board

Professor Sonia Mazey Pro-Vice-Chancellor College of Business and Law, UC
Professor Paul Ballantine Head of School UC Business School
Dr Ross James Dean of Business UC Business School
Dr Christopher Vas MBA Director UC Business School
Dr Michaela Balzarova Associate Professor UC Business School
Tim Hopkins Senior Partner Deloitte Canada
Kendall Langston CEO Advisory Works
Graham Grant CEO Seequent Technologies
Nick Carter Partner Brannigans
Matthew Williams President UC MBA Alumni Graduate Association 
Shannon Goldsmith Managing Director Korimiti Consultancy
Vidhi Marshall President SMT


The UC MBA is accredited by AMBA which is the global standard for MBAs. Only the top two per cent of Business schools internationally offer AMBA accredited programmes. The UC Business School is also accredited by AACSB and EQUIS, putting us in the top 1% of business schools worldwide.