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.

John Small

08 December 2022

Economics alumnus, John Small (BA(Hon) 1990, PhD 1992) has been appointed Chair of the Commerce Commission in Wellington.

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07 December 2022

Ten academic staff members have received promotions, including four new Professors and one Associate Professor.

Hannah Ensor

05 December 2022

For Hannah Ensor, starting university as an adult was a daunting prospect, but the UC experience has provided her with fresh career opportunities and helped her launch a startup, bookitin.

UC Teaching Awards Winners

01 December 2022

Exceptional Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury (UC) teachers who students describe as “life-altering”, “energetic” and “inspiring”, have been honoured with prestigious awards.

Academic Promotions 2022

01 December 2022

Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury celebrated seventeen newly appointed professors at the staff celebration Hui Whakamānawa | Celebrating Excellence this Wednesday.

Entrepreneurship and Economic Integration of Refugees in New Zealand

25 November 2022

On The Conversation, experts including University of Canterbury Associate Professor Huibert Peter de Vries and Dr Nadeera Ranabahu say refugees need more help to settle in NZ.

Business Analytics

10 November 2022

Three stellar young traders came out on top at the University of Canterbury Trading Challenge, hosted by CMC Markets in association with the UC Investment Society.

Stephen Hickson

09 November 2022

Only worry if you need to sell, says University of Canterbury Director Business Taught Masters Programme Stephen Hickson in a new article on The Conversation.

Engineering Core

26 October 2022

Business and Economics subjects at Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | the University of Canterbury (UC) have increased their global ranking to 126-150 in the Times Higher Education (THE) Subject Rankings released today.

UCE Stratup

18 October 2022

The UCE Summer Startup Programme is back again for another year

MBA thought leadership

17 October 2022

Over 150 Canterbury business leaders came together last Wednesday evening to listen to panellists discuss Leading During Complex Times at the UC MBA Thought Leadership Series presented by the UC Business School and Brannigans Recruitment.


12 October 2022

In a new article on The Conversation, University of Canterbury Dr Moritz Wagner questions if there really is a 'Halloween effect' on share markets.

MBA Case Competition Winners 2022

11 October 2022

The University of Canterbury hosted this year's MBA Case Competition and claimed the first place prize.


23 August 2022

On The Conversation, Associate Professor Bernard Walker investigates if the demands of striking firefighters calling for systemic change are too hot to handle for NZ employment law.

Acorn - Future of Health Challenge 2022

12 August 2022

The 2022 Future of Health Challenge, held with the support Te Papa Hauora and Pegasus Health, saw students from UC, Ara, and Otago University collaborating to tackle some of the challenges facing us in Aotearoa as we reimagine how we “do healthcare”

Frank Tay and Associate Professor Alfred Guender

12 August 2022

Philanthropy@UC A new scholarship has been established to recognise the significant contributions by Frank Tay during his 40-year tenure at Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury.

3MT finalists 2022

10 August 2022

Stuttering, swallowing problems and the risk of landslides have emerged as the stand-out topics in a fast-paced University of Canterbury competition for postgraduate students.


04 August 2022

On The Conversation, Senior Lecturer of Economics Stephen Agnew shares insights from a recent study that found low English literacy rates in Pasifika students a key predictor of exclusion from school.

Cost of living crisis, inflation, supermarket

20 July 2022

Inflation is 2022's boogeyman. On The Conversation, University of Canterbury Director of Business Taught Masters Stephen Hickson discusses how we can help bring it down.

Amiria Reid (Ngāti Porou, Te Whānau-a-Kai)

06 July 2022

#EFMDEQUIS reaccreditation Recent graduate Amiria Reid’s (Ngāti Porou, Te Whānau-a-Kai) love for her whakapapa, community and environment motivated her to do a Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Canterbury and led her to a fulfilling job.

Quake City - Otakaro image

05 July 2022

#EFMDEQUIS reaccreditation Why do people want to visit sites of atrocities and natural disasters? It’s a question University of Canterbury’s Professor Girish Prayag has been researching in his study of dark tourism – the name given to visiting places associated with death or a difficult history.

Courtney Comely

05 July 2022

#EFMDEQUIS reaccreditation One of six students to win the University of Canterbury’s second-year award for excellence, Courtney Comley chose to study a Bachelor of Commerce at UC because of her love for maths, politics and a more equitable society. A major in Economics ticked all those boxes for her.

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