News archive 2013


UC rocket group hopes to break NZ record

20 December 2013

UC's rocketry research group are launching a small supersonic rocket on Kaitorete Spit on Banks Peninsula this Sunday, in a bid to break a New Zealand record.


More than 1100 students graduate from UC

20 December 2013

This week more than 1100 UC students graduated at the CBS Canterbury Arena with their well-earned degrees.


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20 December 2013

A UC geography student, who graduated this week, has provided management options to authorities to minimise the impacts of beach users on shellfish resources.


Business and law staff return to a permanent base

19 December 2013

For the first time since the 2011 earthquake, University of Canterbury business and law staff have begun returning to a permanent base in the former Law building.


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18 December 2013

The University of Canterbury is committed to producing graduates who are fully suitable for employment and for careers that will make a difference to New Zealand.


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18 December 2013

A UC doctoral student who graduates this week says there is a need for principals and senior teachers to seek a better understanding of Pasifika people and Pasifika education.


UC stepping up its campaign for accommodation

17 December 2013

The University of Canterbury (UC) is stepping up its campaign to meet the high demand for accessible, affordable student accommodation.


More than 1100 students graduating from UC

17 December 2013

More than 1100 students will graduate from the University of Canterbury (UC) in Christchurch this week, including 70 PhD students who will received their doctorates.


Climate change impacts on small insect interaction

16 December 2013

A University of Canterbury (UC) postgraduate scholarship-winning student is studying climate change impacts on small insects and their predator-prey interactions.


Key highlights for outgoing UCSA president

16 December 2013

The University of Canterbury (UC) student leader Erin Jackson says the launch of the subsidised dental scheme was one of the positive highlights of her two year term.