Academic visits to schools

From time to time, UC offers our UC academics as guest speakers in secondary schools.

These guest speakers are some of UC’s leading academics from our Colleges of Arts, Engineering, Science, Business and Law, and Education, Health and Human Development. 

Their areas of expertise and knowledge will be relevant to subject classes such as art, music, English, media studies, social sciences, social studies, art history, history, humanities, health, mathematics, technology, biology, chemistry and science.

The times and regions where these visiting academics can speak are strictly limited, so not all requests can be met. 

To see which speakers are available in your region, please click the + sign on the right hand side.

Flexible dates

Associate Professor Peyman Zawar-Reza

Environmental science, air pollution and meteorology 

Dr Leanne Morgan

Groundwater science

Various experts

On earth sciences, climate change, geology, earthquakes and geohazards

Various experts

On psychology, people & communicaiton disorders

Various experts

On physical and chemical sciences, nanotechnology and astrophysics 

No speakers are currently available for bookings in this region - please check back in a few months

No speakers are currently available for bookings in this region - please check back in a few months.

No speakers are currently available for bookings in this region - please check back in a few months.

No speakers are currently available for bookings in this region - please check back in a few months.

No speakers are currently available for bookings in this region - please check back in a few months.

No speakers are currently available for bookings in this region - please check back in a few months.

No speakers are currently available for bookings in this region - please check back in a few months.

No speakers are currently available for bookings in this region - please check back in a few months.

If you are interested in a visit from one of the above speakers on a different date, please e-mail your expression of interest to liaison@canterbury.ac.nz and we will check their future availability.