Alex Woltornist

18 September 2023

A visiting American academic from Cornell University has found teaching engineering at a Canterbury university a culturally and professionally enriching experience.

Peter Fretwell

13 September 2023

A British scientist who monitors Antarctic penguin populations from space has been sharing his real-world expertise with Kiwi students and academics in Ōtautahi Christchurch.

Ngaroma Williams

13 September 2023

To support the bicultural principles of the Ministry of Education’s Early childhood curriculum Te Whāriki, a UC researcher created a free resource that strengthens bicultural teaching practice.

Dr Amy Scott

12 September 2023

Tuahiwi pūrākau (stories) are soon to be published as children's picture books in a collaboration between Tuahiwi School, Tuahiwi Marae and Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury (UC) researchers.


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.

students article the campus

17 August 2023

Early-intervention initiatives to tackle student disengagement can be challenging to implement. A centralised, targeted approach using a communication nudge can encourage students to re-engage with online learning.


09 August 2023

Research from UC Health Education Lecturer Tracy Clelland offers a glimpse into how complicated, yet important, the topic of sexuality education can be on The Conversation.

3MT winners

09 August 2023

From volcanic hazards to student engagement in performing arts, the UC’s fast-paced Research Student Showcase highlighted a range of outstanding research topics.


20 July 2023

To explore what is possible, non-Indigenous scholars Mahdis Azarmandi and Sara Tolbert offer an anticolonial feminist praxis for unsettling settler institutions.

Word Festival

19 July 2023

The University of Canterbury’s socio-cultural contribution to our vibrant city is evident in the depth and breadth of talent and expertise involved in WORD 2023.


10 July 2023

Long-standing debates about the purpose and focus of a school science curriculum have resurfaced this week as New Zealand is refreshing its approach to science education, UC Associate Professor Sara Tolbert discusses on The Conversation.

Haeata scholars

15 June 2023

When three Christchurch friends found out they’d been awarded the same full-fee scholarship to study at university they called everyone they knew to share the news.

Professor Gail Gillon, Dr Megan Gath, Professor Lianne Woodward

31 May 2023

Higher levels of screen time in early childhood have been linked to poorer developmental outcomes for Kiwi kids.

Better Start kids 2

19 May 2023

Don’t miss out on this fascinating Webinar showcasing the exciting outcomes of our talented junior school teachers across the country who are implementing a Better Start Literacy Approach.

Don Hine

08 May 2023

What are the biggest influences on youth mental health and how does experiencing climate change-related events, such as floods and bushfires, affect young people?

Adrian Clark

31 March 2023

Belief in the importance of effective teaching and a desire to enrich the learning experience compelled Associate Professor Adrian Clark to gain his latest tertiary qualification.

Mengping Cheng

27 March 2023

Student, lecturer and international student supporter, Mengping Cheng graduates with a Doctor of Education from the University of Canterbury (UC) in April.

Kay-Lee Jones

27 March 2023

An exceptional ‘teacher of teachers’ is celebrating her own scholarly success, graduating with a Doctorate in Education from the University of Canterbury (UC).

Isla Reeves

27 March 2023

Isla Reeves didn’t grow up with te reo Māori. Now, with a Master of Teaching and Learning, she’s inspiring the next generation as a specialist te reo Māori teacher.

Nat Young and Amber Jones

26 February 2023

Rainbow community members in Aotearoa could soon be able to jump online to find doctors who are friendly and well-informed when it comes to meeting their health needs.


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.

Medal-winning group creates innovative cultural guides for teachers

28 October 2022

Young Māori learners across Aotearoa New Zealand are benefiting from teachers with better tikanga and cultural skills thanks to an award-winning team of University of Canterbury (UC) education researchers.

University of Canterbury PhD candidate geologist Dr Sriparna Saha

14 October 2022

New University of Canterbury (UC) research into a virtual volcano field trip highlights the immense value of taking a bicultural approach to science education.

George teaching hero shot

10 October 2022

In an article on The Conversation, academics including University of Canterbury Dr David Pomeroy, Kay-Lee Jones and Associate Professor Sara Tolbert explore the decision to end classroom streaming,

Indigenous Narrative

05 October 2022

Two new University of Canterbury (UC) courses will empower ākonga to explore Indigenous representation as we move from traditional storytelling to digital and mainstream media.