UC Business School news

Dominic Stephens

21 January 2022

Associate Professor Alfred Guender celebrates former student Dominick Stephens' appointment to a top position at NZ Treasury.

Ben Gough Family Foundation Leaders Scholar Kirsty, Simon and Sarah

21 December 2021

Three outstanding Canterbury businesspeople have been chosen from a number of high-calibre applicants for a new scholarship programme.

Tracy Clelland

20 December 2021

A mobile app being developed by the University of Canterbury (UC) will provide a ‘one-stop shop’ answering young people’s questions about sexuality.

Distinguished Professors

17 December 2021

The University of Canterbury has appointed four new Distinguished Professors: the world’s first Pacific Distinguished Professor, the innovating founder of the UC Rose Centre for Stroke Recovery and Research, a leading international sustainability and tourism researcher, and a leading international mathematical modeller for the evolutionary history of species.

University of Canterbury (UC) student David Huang

09 December 2021

In 2020 the need for social connection became clearer than ever as people locked down around the globe. Amid this change, University of Canterbury (UC) student David Huang realised there was an appetite for a fresh way of connecting with friends, and so the first social media app using augmented reality, Oasis AR, was born.


02 December 2021

With a whirlwind of fruitbursts and caffeine, the cohort was flung headfirst into Market Validation week with a stacked lineup of mentors and activities.

Long Service Award 2021

02 December 2021

The University of Canterbury has celebrated its 16 longest-serving staff members, awarded five teaching development scholarships for exciting new projects, recognised an impressive new health and safety initiative and honoured 12 newly appointed professors through the Hui Whakamānawa | Celebrating Excellence awards.

2021 Professorial appointments

02 December 2021

Promotion to the rank of Professor is a significant accomplishment, recognising academics who work at the forefront of their discipline with sustained excellence in teaching, research, and engagement with communities.

2021 Teaching Development Scholarships

02 December 2021

Five exciting, future-focussed projects have earned Teaching Development scholarships for University of Canterbury staff.

Luke Campbell

02 December 2021

An innovative University of Canterbury student has been named the winner of the Momentum Student Entrepreneur prize in the 2021 KiwiNet Research Commercialisation Awards.

Cherry blossom meremere

01 December 2021

One of the world leaders in the area of auctions and mechanism design, academic economist and Emeritus Distinguished Professor John Riley, has been awarded an honorary Doctor of Commerce by Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury.

summer startup 4

24 November 2021

The first week of the Programme was jam-packed with inspiring speakers, valuable workshops, one-on-one mentoring and even some yoga!

Professor Markus Milne

23 November 2021

University of Canterbury 2021 Research Medal winner, UC Business School Professor Markus Milne, began researching ways to account for the social and environmental impacts of business some 30 years ago, when the field was very new.

drug trial

11 November 2021

In a new article on The Conversation, University of Canterbury's Associate Professor Jeremy Clark and Professor Jedrzej Bialkowski look at how regulators must get the balance right between encouraging new drug creation and safeguarding public health.

Associate Professor Kelly Dombroski on-site with the team at Cultivate Christchu

11 November 2021

A University of Canterbury researcher plans to use her Rutherford Discovery Fellowship to explore how community investment can lead towards a more caring, holistic economy.

Summer startup participants 2021

02 November 2021

The UCE Summer Startup Programme is back again for another year, with 32 inspiring students taking part across 23 incredible ventures.

Recipients Sir Frank Holmes Prize

26 October 2021

The 2021 Sir Frank Holmes Prize has been awarded to University of Canterbury student, Justine Lee.

Business Micro Internship

22 October 2021

International students at the University of Canterbury will work with local businesses keen to expand into Asia under a new partnership scheme.

remote audits

27 September 2021

Drones, satellite imaging and artificial intelligence are some of the smart technology tools that could soon be used to ensure farmers and other food industry businesses are following health and safety rules.

variant 2

31 August 2021

GovHack is the largest open data hackathon in the Southern hemisphere, with an estimated 1,000 participants.

Electrify Aotearoa

30 August 2021

Women will start, shape, and build the future of Aotearoa industry, but change needs to come faster.

UCE Future Health Challenge

12 August 2021

Canterbury tertiary students have come up with innovative ideas to reimagine New Zealand’s healthcare system.

Reuben Bijl and Toby Vincent

03 August 2021

There is a tension between human, commercial and technical considerations that require balance when embarking on a digital transformation journey, according to technology visionaries Reuben Bijl and Toby Vincent.

Ben and Penny Gough

28 July 2021

A new scholarship providing financial support and leadership coaching is being offered to outstanding University of Canterbury business students, thanks to the generosity of a high-profile Christchurch family.

Campus Drone Shot

26 July 2021

Te Kura Umanga | University of Canterbury Business School is proud to partner with Taylor’s University, Malaysia to launch the new Bachelor in Accounting (Fintech) (Honours) degree.

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