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22 August 2019

New Zealand rally driver Hayden Paddon plans to take motorsport into the future developing a world-first electric rally car. Paddon publicly announced the electric rally car project yesterday, with the University of Canterbury as a technical partner.


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09 August 2019

The University of Canterbury is celebrating 50 years of postgraduate journalism excellence on 7 September, with graduates from all over the world congregating to celebrate the milestone.


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08 August 2019

How does a university walk the talk of building a sustainable future? University of Canterbury Sustainability Officer Dr Matt Morris looks at how one of New Zealand’s leading tertiary institutions is overcoming the challenges of moving to clean energy, not just in its research, but on its campuses.


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16 July 2019

The 2019 Stats NZ Prize for a paper with “the best use of official statistics” has been awarded to University of Canterbury researchers whose work concluded that the timing of a child’s fifth birthday, and when they typically first start school, may impact on their NCEA results and University Entrance (UE) later on.


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19 June 2019

The University of Canterbury (UC) has continued to prove its international position, improving four places to 227th in the latest QS World University Rankings.


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06 June 2019

University of Canterbury alumni and friends of the University have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List this year.


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09 May 2019

Innovation is good for the world, and University of Canterbury (UC) researchers will explain how their innovative technological solutions are making a difference – from Antarctica to Africa – during Techweek on 22 and 23 May.


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16 April 2019

An evolving archive of Christchurch community images captures everyday life in an urban landscape for future generations. With a strong focus on human interactions, the Christchurch Documentary Project is a collaboration between Christchurch City Libraries (CCL) and the University of Canterbury’s (UC) School of Fine Arts.


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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.


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08 February 2019

Returning UC Students - you can avoid the pain and get all the gains by renewing your gym membership online before you rock up for your next workout. It'll save you time, and it'll really help us and fellow students by keeping the queues down over enrolment.


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20 November 2018

Business and economics at UC first equal in New Zealand according to recent university rankings.


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29 October 2018

The University of Canterbury and Lincoln University are bringing the Children’s University to New Zealand.


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10 October 2018

An innovative biological treatment to overcome antibiotic resistance, a pioneering technique to create environmentally friendly, near-zero waste processes in the galvanising industry, and a diagnostic test to save mother and baby from life-threatening pre-eclampsia are among the winners in this year’s University of Canterbury Innovation Jumpstart competition.


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13 September 2018

The Commonwealth Young Person of the Year is heading to Christchurch this month to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs aiming to create positive change in the world, at the University of Canterbury.


Connecting through Internships

02 August 2018

University of Canterbury makes it easy for businesses to recruit its students by offering a platform for internships.


Connecting through Internships

02 August 2018

University of Canterbury makes it easy for businesses to recruit its students by offering a platform for internships.


UCE Sustainability Challenge Winning Team

24 April 2018

When four festival-going flatmates were appalled at the amount of textile waste left at their campsite, they thought of a way to turn that waste into a sustainable business venture, taking out the UCE Sustainability Challenge 2018 in the process!


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02 March 2018

University of Canterbury Centre for Entrepreneurship student Oliver Hunt has won a $100,000 award from the Dream Believe Succeed Foundation.


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12 February 2018

This year’s winning startup ventures created by keen young University of Canterbury student entrepreneurs have been chosen at the recent EY Summer Startup Annual Showcase.


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22 January 2018

In the first UC Connect public lecture of 2018, NASA engineer Tim Atkins' multi-media lecture will present an overview of NASA’s vision of landing humans on Mars; building the Space Launch System (SLS), the world’s most powerful rocket; and the array of disciplines and careers needed to support this mission.


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18 January 2018

The University of Canterbury and Regenerate Christchurch have teamed up to support Christchurch’s continued recovery from the earthquakes.


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21 November 2017

University of Canterbury Engineering student Pang Suwanaposee is heading to South Korea this summer as Asia New Zealand Foundation's first business intern to that country.


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16 October 2017

Former Prime Minister and University of Canterbury alumnus, the Rt Hon Sir John Key has officially opened the new Trading Room in the UC Business School.


Careers Fairs information for employers

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The University of Canterbury’s Careers Fairs are an excellent way of raising your organisation’s profile with future graduates. During the academic year we host a series of careers fairs including the Law and Justice Recruitment Evening, Commerce Careers Fair, Engineering and Science Careers Fair and ICT Careers Fair.

Whether you are actively recruiting quality graduates or keen to raise your organisation's profile for future recruitment, the University of Canterbury's Commerce Careers Fair is ideal for you!

The Business and Arts Careers Fair allows you to meet prospective graduate employees, introduce and market your organisation, and inform students of employment and career opportunities.

It will contribute to increasing awareness of, and raising, your organisation’s profile on campus, enable you to provide UC students with your knowledge and advice as well as distribute your organisation and recruitment information.

Event details

Date: Wednesday, 4 March 2020
Venue: Undercroft, Puaka-James Hight building
Setup: 12.30 pm - 1.15 pm
Exhibition hours: 1.30 pm - 4.00 pm
Pack up: 4.00 pm - 4.30 pm
Fee: To be released early December 2019
Registrations: Open early December 2019

 

 Included with your stand

  • A 2m wide x 1.2m deep site
  • Table, 2x chairs, tablecloth, signage, power, wireless internet access, and reusable water bottles
  • Drop off zone close to venue and allocated car parking within campus
  • Assistance from student volunteers
  • Company listing in event collateral
  • Complimentary afternoon tea

 

Exhibitor Information Pack coming soon

 

 

Whether you are actively recruiting quality Law and Justice graduates or keen to raise your firm's profile for future recruitment, the University of Canterbury's Law and Justice Recruitment Evening is ideal for you!

The Law and Justice Recruitment Evening allows you to meet prospective employees, introduce and market your firm and inform UC’s law and justice students of employment and career opportunities.

It will contribute to increasing awareness of, and raising, your firm’s profile on campus, provide UC law and justice students with your knowledge and advice as well as distribute your firm and recruitment information.

 

Event details

Date: Wednesday 4 March, 2020
Venue: Undercroft, Puaka-James Hight building
Setup: 5.00pm - 5.45pm
Exhibition hours: 6.00 pm - 8.00 pm
Pack up: 8.30 pm - 9.00 pm
Fees: To be released early December 2019
Registration: Open early December 2019

 

Included with your stand

  • A site 2m wide x 1.2m deep
  • Table, 2xchairs, tablecloth, signage, power, wireless internet access and reusable water bottles
  • Drop off zone close to venue and allocated car parking within campus
  • Assistance from student volunteers
  • Company listing in event collateral

 

Exhibitor Information Pack coming soon

Whether you are actively recruiting quality graduates or keen to raise your organisation's profile for future recruitment, the University of Canterbury's STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Careers Fair is ideal for you!

The STEM Careers Fair allows you to meet prospective graduate employees, introduce and market your organisation and inform students of employment and career opportunities.

It will contribute to increasing awareness of, and raising, your organisation’s profile on campus, enable you to provide UC students with your knowledge and advice as well as distribute your organisation and recruitment information

 

Event details

Date: Tuesday, 5 May 2020
Venue: Engineering Core and Ernest Rutherford Atrium
Setup: 8.30 am - 9.45 am
Exhibition hours: 10.00 am - 3.00 pm
Pack up: 3.00 pm - 3.30 pm
Fee: To be released early December 2019
Registrations: Open early December 2019

 

Included with your stand

  • A site 2m wide x 1.2m deep with walls
  • Table, 2x chairs, tablecloth, signage, power, wireless internet access, and resuable water bottles
  • Drop off zone close to venue and allocated car parking within campus
  • Assistance from student volunteers
  • Company listing on event collateral
  • Complimentary water, tea, coffee, juice, snacks, and lunch

 

Exhibitor Information Pack coming soon

Each year the University of Canterbury and Volunteering Canterbury (http://volcan.org.nz/) partner host a Volunteering Expo for registered not-for-profit organisations here on campus. 

This event provides an opportunity for organisations looking for new recruits to showcase the opportunities they have available and the benefits of volunteering. It also provides our students and staff who are striving to make a change a chance to connect. 

We have experienced strong attendance numbers over the past few years. 

 

Event Details:

 

Date: Wednesday, 31 July 2019

Venue: Undercroft, Puaka-James Hight Building

Setup: 10:30am - 11.15am

Exhibition hours: 11:30 - 2:30pm 

Pack up: 2:30 - 3:00pm

Fee: Free to attend

Registrations: Open now

 

If you are already affiliated with Volunteering Canterbury please contact:

Glenda Martin

Outreach and Marketing Manager

outreach@volcan.org.nz

 

If not, please contact our Employment Coordinator

Robyn Cummins

robyn.cummins@canterbury.ac.nz

 

Registrations close Wednesday 26 June 2019

 

Included with your stand:

  • Table, 2x chairs, tablecloth, wireless internet connection
  • Drop off zone close to the venue and allocated car parking on campus
  • Marketing to students

Need more information?

If you have any queries, please contact:

UC Events Team
Phone: 03 369 3931
Email: events@canterbury.ac.nz

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