HealthTech Challenge Top 18

26 September 2023

The top 18 ventures poised to transform the country’s health sector have been selected for this year’s HealthTech Challenge.

Puneet Saini Scriptsense

18 September 2023

In recognition of his outstanding achievements related to ScriptSense, we are thrilled to announce that Puneet Saini, a UC MBA Student, has been selected as a finalist in the category of Start-Up of the Year at the prestigious AMBA & BGA Excellence Awards 2024.

Jenny Jin and Kevin Parish

08 September 2023

When Jenny Jin, a Master of Business student from China, joined Te Kura Umanga | UC Business School Summer Micro-Internship programme, little did she know it would not only provide her with a taste of the real business world but also pave the way for an exciting job offer.


30 August 2023

Congratulations to all our students who graduated on Tuesday with Qualifications from the UC Business School, the Faculty of Arts, Law, Engineering, Education, Health and Science.


28 August 2023

If we want New Zealanders to be better with money, we need to start at home suggests UC Senior Lecturer Steve Agnew on The Conversation.

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16 August 2023

The Ben Gough Family Foundation Leaders Scholarship applications are now open for students planning to enrol for University of Canterbury MBA programme and who aspire to accelerate their leadership development in a rapidly changing world.

Controversial topics

07 August 2023

Sensitive subjects such as trolling or other difficult topics require a careful approach at all points – from examining your motivation before you begin and setting up support to sharing findings, writes Professor Ekant Veer.

Jade Prize

03 August 2023

In UC’s 150th Anniversary year the UC Business School’s Information Systems programme also celebrates the 25th year of the Jade Technologies Prize for Object-Oriented Systems Development.

Plastic Free July

12 July 2023

New research from Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury (UC) explores people’s experience of plastic-free food shopping in Aotearoa New Zealand.

Rob Fyfe Shares Insights on Leadership

11 July 2023

Fyfe, known for his distinctive and authentic leadership style, advised attendees to constantly seek learning opportunities and to encourage decision-making among team members.

Children's University

30 June 2023

Over a thousand tamariki from across Waitaha Canterbury participated in Te Mātāpuna Mātātahi I Children’s University’s On-Campus Experience Day.

Gladfield Pallet Consolidator

20 June 2023

Smarter, efficient and more sustainable pallet storage technology was awarded the Grand Prize Award at the Food, Fibre and Agritech (FFA) Challenge 2023.

Boost competition

02 June 2023

Winners of the secondary school competition, hosted by UC Business School and CETA were announced last night.

Pavel Castka

23 May 2023

UC researchers believe remote sensing technologies such as satellites, planes, and drones will cause a paradigm shift in auditing Aotearoa’s biodiversity.

2023 Asia-Pacific Sport Industry Symposium

12 May 2023

Industry, academics and students came together to share insights and make valuable connections.

Sir Ashley

05 May 2023

Inspiring experts and business leaders, including former Director-General of Health Sir Ashley Bloomfield, are sharing their knowledge in a new series of video interviews.

Mark Stewart

27 March 2023

The University of Canterbury is bestowing an honorary Doctor of Commerce on illustrious graduate, international businessman and philanthropist Mark Stewart.


27 March 2023

A passion to improve supply chains for real-world impact has landed University of Canterbury (UC) graduate Jessica Cameron a role to quench her thirst.

UC Connect

01 March 2023

Learn about marketing medicine and lessons on healthcare, technology and reality in a pandemic from international experts at their upcoming public talk, livestreamed and in-person.


20 February 2023

A new Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury (UC) initiative offers Master of Business Administration (MBA) graduates the ability to enrol in one free course each year.


10 February 2023

From a fun card game to affordable clothing and sustainable fishing gear, students have pitched their business ventures in front of a live audience and vied for the top spot in a tough competition.

Krzysztof Maliszewski

08 February 2023

New eye imaging software technology developed by a Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury (UC) student could help identify eye problems and 50 other diseases, including diabetes and cancer.

gough scholars

30 January 2023

Leaders need to be responsive and agile in uncertain times and a unique, new scholarship is offering three outstanding Canterbury businesspeople the opportunity to upskill and learn from influential mentors in their fields.

George Glover swimming

17 January 2023

While most people are taking it easy over the summer break, a University of Canterbury student is gearing up to swim 300km around a South Island lake, making a splash for mental health.


12 December 2022

It’s Graduation time in Ōtautahi Christchurch with 2000 University of Canterbury graduates celebrating successfully completing their studies this week in full regalia.