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.

Nelson Anniversary Jae and Misty cutting cake

09 March 2023

Te Kaupeka Ako | Faculty of Education staff and alumni gathered to celebrate the 25th anniversary of delivering initial teacher education (ITE) in Whakatū | Nelson.

Unity Week banner

07 March 2023

Launched in 2022, Unity Week is a coordinated approach to remember and honor the lives lost, while also promoting a socially cohesive society.

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.

Kim Driscoll and Huirong (Suki) Yi

05 December 2022

For both Kim Driscoll and Huirong (Suki) Yi, the pandemic sparked a new direction by unlocking a passion to study for careers in early childhood education.

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.

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.

Annabel Ahuriri-Driscoll

04 October 2022

On The Conversation, Dr Annabel Ahuriri-Driscoll highlights some of the deeper questions about Māori identity that lie behind the political discourse.

Building Resilience Class

30 September 2022

Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury (UC) students put their theory into practice when passing on valuable wellbeing knowledge to over 100 Ilam School students this week.

Child psychology

30 September 2022

The University of Canterbury (UC) celebrates 20 years of the Child and Family Psychology programme today. The sought-after qualification trains psychologists specifically to work with children, adolescents and families, and remains unique in Aotearoa.

Toursim New Zealand dinner

28 September 2022

Six successful Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury (UC) conference bids were celebrated last night at the Tourism New Zealand Business Events National Awards in Wellington.

Saili Aukuso and Levi Simeona Tavita

31 August 2022

Surrounded by family members and wearing colourful ula around their necks, a Samoan couple has celebrated achieving their PhDs together at a graduation event in Christchurch.

QS World Rankings Logo 2023

09 June 2022

The University of Canterbury (UC) is again ranked among the top 300 universities in the world.

Mātauranga Māori

11 May 2022

A critical need for more reo Māori-speaking teachers will be addressed next year when a new training course launches at the University of Canterbury.

Technology teacher numbers boosted by new University of Canterbury entry system

03 May 2022

There has been a dramatic upswing in the number of students training to become technology teachers at the University of Canterbury after a new entry system launched this year.