Nic & Evie Taj Mahal

15 January 2018

"I realized the moment I stepped out of the airport that Delhi was going to be unlike any other city I’d spent time in!" Read more about Nic and Evie's experiences at the NZ-India Sustainability Challenge below.

Centre for Entrepreneurship visits EY

15 January 2018

After three weeks enjoying the sunshine, the Summer Startup Programme is back in full swing. Starting strong with Finance Week, students are beginning to identify their venture's costs, and were able to get out of the office spending a morning with Programme Sponsors EY.

Nic Steyn NZ India Sustainability Challenge

09 January 2018

The NZ-India Sustainability Challenge is an opportunity for students to identify and solve sustainability problems. Compliments to UC student, Nic Steyn, whose innovative team earnt first place!

Logan Williams

09 January 2018

We are proud to acknowledge Logan Williams, current student at the University of Canterbury Centre for Entrepreneurship, one of 10 finalists for the 2018 Young New Zealander of the Year Award.


05 January 2018

Several University of Canterbury alumni, including a former parliamentarian and a former UC fine arts lecturer, have been recognised in the 2018 New Year Honours List.


03 January 2018

Two University of Canterbury (UC) students are among the final 10 nominees shortlisted for 2018 Young New Zealander of the Year award, while UC alumni feature in other award categories.

Sam Wynands and Fiona Ross Treasury Challenge 2017

18 December 2017

Three UC students were awarded top prizes at the annual Treasury University Challenge.

UCE Amazing Race

15 December 2017

Our last week of 2017 and half of the Summer Startup Programme came to a close with a busy week involving speakers and workshops from all disciplines.


13 December 2017

Dozens of University of Canterbury students are about to deepen New Zealand’s connections with Asia and Latin America after winning Prime Minister’s Scholarships.


11 December 2017

About 1300 students will graduate from the University of Canterbury this week at four ceremonies held at the Horncastle Arena in Addington.

uce ventures xmas wishlist

06 December 2017

As Christmas is slowly approaching, you probably need some stocking fillers, and presents for the family? We have compiled our wishlist of the perfect Christmas gifts that you can buy, which will also be supporting UCE students ventures.

Ping pong monday yarns

06 December 2017

There’s never a dull moment during the Summer Startup Programme. This week began with two intense days working in the CBD. Our students competed in teams to pitch suggestions on how a longstanding Christchurch business should tackle complications in their industry.

Ping pong monday yarns

06 December 2017

The energy from students continues to spark as we move through week two of the Summer Startup. This week’s theme was Customers and Purpose.

ANZ ATM machines

04 December 2017

ANZ announced Sharon Zollner is to succeed Cameron Bagrie as chief economist of ANZ.

Michael Lappen Visits UCE

27 November 2017

During the first week of UCE's Summer Startup Programme, Mentor and Entrepreneur Michael Lappen, visited the students and mentored them through the beginning stages of their ventures.

UCE Summer Startup: Week 1 Monday Yarns

27 November 2017

It is safe to say UCE is an incredibly fast-paced and exciting place to be right now. Monday the 20th of November saw the start of our Summer Startup Programme 2017/18 with a number of introductions, speakers, workshops, panels, pitches, food, and ping-pong!


24 November 2017

A group of University of Canterbury alumni aiming to launch a game-changing cosmetics brand to benefit charity has blitzed its Kickstarter fundraising target.


15 November 2017

University of Canterbury Summer School is in, with hundreds of students getting ahead in dozens of subjects in degree and preparatory courses that run between November and February, ranging from Accounting, Art History and Antarctic Studies to Politics, Sport Coaching and Law.

Indigo & Iris

13 November 2017

UCE alumna, Hannah Duder, has recently launched her social enterprise, Indigo & Iris, on Kickstarter, raising $20,000 in the first five days.

The Social Club Co

09 November 2017

A number of University of Canterbury alumni were part of the latest Flux Accelerator, a new intensive accelerator programme run by Icehouse and Callaghan Innovation.

Daniel Chan

02 November 2017

Law and commerce student Daniel Chan will represent New Zealand next February in the Heavener International Case Competition at the University of Florida.

NZ-India winners

30 October 2017

Evie Wallace and Nic Steyn, will represent the University of Canterbury in India next month as part of the NZ-India Sustainability Challenge.

Innovation winners

30 October 2017

Samantha Jones and Adam Hutchinson have won major prizes at the 2017 NZ Innovation Awards.

Summer Startup

30 October 2017

Now in its fifth iteration, the Summer Startup Programme was launched at EY Christchurch for the 2017/18 summer on Tuesday 24 October.

GCC winners

30 October 2017

Three University of Canterbury students will head to China this summer after winning internships as part of the Global China Connection (GCC)’s Shanghai Shout competition.