Passionate practicing experts

Passionate practicing experts

UC lecturers teach and do. All of our staff are research-active practicing experts and work with industry, collaborating on projects, or acting as expert consultants.

World experts who teach

Our lecturers are passionate about sharing their knowledge, and they are top experts in their field, meaning you will learn from the best in the field and at the cutting-edge of research. They are actively involved in research and publishing in their specialist areas. UC is leading the country for the proportion of researchers that teach.

Research meets industry

The Faculty of Engineering | Te Rāngai Pūkaha is home to several world-renowned research centres providing research and consultancy services. Industry comes to UC looking for solutions to problems. We host unique national research centres, where research meets industry, including the UC QuakeCentre, QuakeCore, the Electric Power Engineering Centre (EPECentre), and the Wireless Research Centre (WRC). We have one of only three Human Interface Technology Laboratories (HIT Lab NZ) | Hangarau Tangata, Tangata Hangarau in the world.

Leaders in their field

UC is acknowledged as a leader in Computer Science education in Aotearoa New Zealand. It is the home of the award-winning, internationally recognised research groups, including the Computer Science Unplugged and the Intelligent Computer Tutoring Group.

Staff in Computer Science have won national and international awards for their teaching and research in the field.

Passionate practicing experts - Max

Max Clarke

Studying towards a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

“Our lecturers are a really varied bunch. They have come from places all around the world and all have di...erent stories. That’s great because you get exposed to lots of di...erent perspectives and the quality of their knowledge is very good.”