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17 April 2019

The Condliffe Annual Memorial Lecture took place on 1 April 2019 hosted by the Department of Economics and Finance of the UC Business School. Professor of Economics, Business and Public Policy at University of California, Berkeley, Steve Tadelis, engaged the audience with his talk ‘Using Economics to Engineer Trust in Online Markets.’

Lucy Turner and Luke Campbell pitch

15 April 2019

UCE Students Luke Campbell and Lucy Turner (both BSc) are on a mission to make voicemails more efficient with their business, Vxt - a voicemail inbox app that converts users’ voicemails to text and gives users smart tools to deal with a large amount of voicemail.


01 April 2019

Robotic retailers, traveling by virtual reality, and pilotless planes are just some of the ideas that University of Canterbury students had for how digital disruption and emerging technologies will impact the future of travel.

Millie Morgan and Chelsea Aitken

19 March 2019

Millie Morgan and Chelsea Aitken, two students highly involved with the UC Centre for Entrepreneurship, won the Dream Believe Succeed Big Break award last Tuesday night. The award recognises the potential of their impressive new venture, New Zealand and Beyond

Marketing Smackdown team

11 March 2019

UCE disrupt is a series of intense two-day challenges that provide students the opportunity to test their creative thinking, teamwork and presentation skills. The 2019 series kicked off this weekend with the Marketing Smackdown!

Jedrzej Bialkowski NZFC Award

05 March 2019

Department of Economics and Finance Professor Jedrzej Bialkowski recently won the Boyle, Lally, and Rose prize for best overall paper at the 2019 New Zealand Finance Colloquium (NZFC).


18 February 2019

Newly published research has shown the important role social media can play supporting health and wellbeing following a disaster.

Tom Maslin Summer Showcase

07 February 2019

The UCE EY Summer Startup Programme wrapped up for another year on Tuesday with UCE’s biggest ever Final Showcase event.

Summer Startup presentation

01 February 2019

After nine weeks of rapid business development, the 24 ventures in the UCE EY Summer Startup Programme pitched their ideas to a panel of local experts, who selected the top 12 finalists.

Christian Hawkesby photo

29 January 2019

University of Canterbury (UC) Economics graduate, Christian Hawkesby, has been appointed Assistant Governor/General Manager of Economics, Financial Markets and Banking at Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ).

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UCE summer students week 4

12 December 2018

Student ventures gained further traction this week with a focus on testing ideas for tangibility and talking to potential customers.