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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.


UC Education Mud Run 2017

04 December 2017

Students and teachers from across Canterbury battled it out through the mud and obstacles.


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24 November 2017

University of Canterbury Pasifika Education specialist Tufulasi Taleni has been awarded the 2017 NZARE Rae Munro Award for excellence for his Master’s thesis – the first Pasifika researcher to receive the award.


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20 November 2017

A University of Canterbury academic, Associate Professor Sonja Macfarlane, has been recognised for her contributions to Māori education, becoming the 2017 recipient of the Te Tohu Pae Tawhiti Award.


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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.


Teaching Physical Education

06 November 2017

PE is returning as a major available at UC.


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05 October 2017

Congratulation to Glynne Mackey, from the School of Teacher Education.


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02 October 2017

Part treasure hunt, part orienteering mission, the upcoming All Right? Amble is a fun, family-friendly walk with a difference, created by University of Canterbury (UC) students to improve wellbeing.


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27 September 2017

The UC Student Volunteer Army’s proactive response to the Canterbury earthquakes led to the creation of CHCH101: Rebuilding Christchurch. This new course included studying citizenship, post-disaster response and volunteering. In six years, CHCH101 evolved to include community service, has partnered with more than 30 organisations, has been taken by over 1000 students, and its impact has rippled around the world.


Ian Culpan

20 September 2017

2018 will see Physical Education (PE) return to the University of Canterbury as one of a series of new majors within the popular Bachelor of Sport Coaching degree. Professor Ian Culpan says that highly experienced lecturing staff and a well-established history in leading physical education in New Zealand provides the ideal environment for students who are passionate about PE.


Literacy and Learning Symposium

19 September 2017

A two day programme of exciting presentations, including an interactive poster session on Day 1 allowing researchers and students to present related findings and participate in discussions with conference participants.


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13 September 2017

Teachers and children in indigenous language immersion classrooms around the world will benefit from an international partnership involving the University of Canterbury.


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01 September 2017

The University of Canterbury has welcomed more than 1000 full-time equivalent students in masters’ programmes and record numbers of doctoral students in 2017, with over 700, with more expected to enrol before the end of the year.


Kathleen Liberty

30 August 2017

Children who started school in the years after the Canterbury earthquakes were "neurologically different" – and a city-wide focus on resilience has only deepened the crisis, researchers Kathleen Liberty and Maureen Allan found.


Nicola Surtees

15 August 2017

Radio NZ's Jesse Mulligan interviews Dr Nicola Surtees about her thesis, "Narrating connections and boundaries: Constructing relatedness in lesbian known donor familial configurations".


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08 August 2017

An upcoming UC Connect public lecture by a visiting Canterbury Fellow will focus on how athletes can develop and adapt and, as a result, have the potential to be future leaders.


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25 July 2017

In an upcoming UC Connect/Hight Memorial lecture, University of Canterbury Associate Professor of Marketing Dr Ekant Veer discusses why it is so difficult to promote positive mental health in New Zealand.


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05 July 2017

University of Canterbury researchers looking into strategies for addressing dyslexia and related language learning disabilities have been awarded $350,000 in funding by the National Science Challenge, A Better Start, in partnership with the child health research charity Cure Kids.


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06 June 2017

University of Canterbury researcher Dr Laurie McLay has received an emerging researcher first grant from the Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) valued at $160,825 over three years.


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22 May 2017

By their very nature, adventure sports involve managing risk, and rock climbing is no exception. This upcoming UC Connect public lecture will focus primarily on the psychophysiological stresses associated with climbing.


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15 May 2017

A set of psychiatric scales designed to measure mental health difficulties experienced by severely maltreated children is creating new possibilities for treatment and support around the world.


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09 May 2017

Quake affected Kaikōura businesses are set to benefit from a joint University of Canterbury and New Zealand Transport Agency initiative to boost visitor numbers to the area.


UC Connect 24 May

01 May 2017

Wednesday 24 May, 7pm - 8pm, C1 Central Lecture Theatures, Ilam Campus Presenter: Professor Nick Draper


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26 April 2017

Advances in New Zealand's fertility services are leading to an increasing number of women considering egg freezing.


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11 April 2017

We wish all our 2017 graduates the best of luck in their future careers.


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