UC Graduate Victoria Watt

11 December 2020

The University of Canterbury (UC) is hosting two special Graduation Celebrations on Monday 14 December for hundreds of graduates who missed graduating in person in April and again in September.


UC Law Grad Emma Higgins

10 November 2020

University of Canterbury Law graduate Emma Higgins tells NZ Herald's David Hill about how she traded corporate clients for working in agriculture.


Adrienne Paul, UC

22 October 2020

University of Canterbury (UC) Law Lecturer Adrienne Paul (Ngāti Awa, Ngāi Tuhoe) has only been with the University of Canterbury (UC) since January but is already changing how bicultural lessons are woven into the Bachelor of Laws programme.


Covid responses

15 October 2020

"It shows that New Zealanders need to have a conversation about what things we would give up to stop the impact of the lockdown," disaster expert, Professor John Hopkins, tells RNZ in response to our ‘old fashioned’ COVID19 methods.


Professor John Hopkins

14 October 2020

New report on foreign bribery describes New Zealand as having ‘limited enforcement’. UC Law Professor John Hopkins is the author of the New Zealand report as part of Exporting Corruption 2020: Assessing Enforcement of the OCED Anti-Bribery Convention.


UC Law Professor Karen Scott

13 October 2020

You might think as a nation New Zealand would actively protect an environment that contributed over $7 billion to the economy, but University of Canterbury (UC) Law Professor Karen Scott says we aren’t doing enough to protect New Zealand’s maritime zone – something that could be addressed, in part, with an oceans policy.


Grace Steinmetz

12 October 2020

University of Canterbury Law and Business student Grace Steinmetz is keeping her career options open. As a force to be reckoned with on a rugby seven’s field she’s eyeing the 2024 Olympics in Paris too.


Elisabeth_McDonald_NWS

05 October 2020

University of Canterbury Professor Elisabeth McDonald talks to RNZ's Jesse Mulligan about the historic killing of David McNee and the partial ‘provocation defence’ the killer used.


McNoe

29 September 2020

One of the women leading Canterbury into the future, the University of Canterbury Students’ Association President Tori McNoe has been shortlisted for the Women of Influence Young Leader award.


Surrogacy

21 September 2020

Passionate surrogacy researcher and campaigner UC Law Associate Professor Debra Wilson expresses her excitement in RNZ article now that surrogacy law is on the Law Commission’s work programme.


Seismic Safety

08 September 2020

UC's Dr Toni Collins has worked with EQC and Resilient Organisations to find new research which will help businesses better protect their their staff and customers in future earthquakes.


UC Connect Cannabis

07 September 2020

In a live, online, UC Connect panel discussion on Wednesday 9 September, University of Canterbury experts from a range of disciplines will discuss the Cannabis legislation and control referendum, due to take place in the 2020 general election.


Fullbright Recipients 2020

05 August 2020

University of Canterbury (UC) graduates Robbie Morrison and Milena Petrovic are two of 49 students, scholars, artists and professionals to be honoured tonight at the Fulbright New Zealand Awards, held at Parliament.


RNZ Image

31 July 2020

Professor John Hopkins says on RNZ's Morning Report that the Resource Management Act (RMA) reflects the views of another era and it is time for it to go.


Graduation Dec 2019

10 July 2020

The University of Canterbury is hosting two special Graduation Celebrations in September for hundreds of graduates who missed out on graduating in person in April due to the pandemic lockdown.


Law Courts

08 July 2020

The fact that [media] might not be able to report something does not impact on their general right to be there,” Professor Cheer, UC School of Law, comments on the Mama Hooch sexual assault allegation court proceedings for Stuff.


Chris Boniface

07 July 2020

Robotic doctors and other artificial intelligence tools are coming to New Zealand’s healthcare system and we need to be ready for the ethical and legal challenges they will bring, warns a University of Canterbury (UC) PhD student.


UC building

02 July 2020

Imagine an organisation that performs thousands of transactions, but has no governing structure, no board, no chief executive and no middle managers.


The press bench in court room one

24 June 2020

UC Law Professor Ursula Cheer joins Katheryn Ryan on RNZ to talk about upcoming changes to New Zealand contempt law and what it means for media and the public.


Kelly Phillips and Luz Guevara

22 June 2020

Community minded UC Law student has opened up her home to two struggling migrants workers who were made redundant during Covid-19 fallout.


RNZ Image

18 June 2020

UC Law Associate Professor Debra Wilson talks about surrogacy in Aotearoa with Radio New Zealand, and the surprising public perceptions her research revealed.


FutureU

11 May 2020

People facing redundancy, suspension or significant reductions in work hours as a result of the economic impact of COVID-19 can now upskill or change careers with the help of a University of Canterbury Study Grant. Called FutureU, the UC initiative will provide grants of up to $7500 per person to subsidise tuition fees.


Horrocks

09 April 2020

Until quite recently, University of Canterbury graduate and Kiwi entrepreneur Guy Horrocks was living in New York helping launch a new data management company, Solve. But, as the number of Covid-19 cases in the city climbed, cafes closed and business meetings were cancelled, he realised it was time to go.


John Hopkins

02 April 2020

UC Law Professor John Hopkins will be advising the Select Committee, chaired by Simon Bridges on 2 April. Professor Hopkins is an expert in Disaster Law and will be advising the Committee on the unique situation the level 4 lockdown has brought about.


Debra Wilson

16 March 2020

Surprising results from a University of Canterbury (UC) study into public perceptions of surrogacy in New Zealand is being used to inform law changes in the United Kingdom, and may potentially impact on a private member’s bill here in New Zealand.


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