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New book explores NZ crime, law and justice

17 October 2016

A UC academic's latest book examines recent crime trends and the social, political, and legal changes in New Zealand from the end of the 20th century to the present.


Roy Kerr receives University's highest honour

10 May 2016

UC awards the rare honour of the title Canterbury Distinguished Professor to Emeritus Professor Roy Kerr who is also to receive the prestigious Crafoord Prize in Sweden.


UC student numbers increase for 2016

02 March 2016

Student numbers at the University of Canterbury have increased for the 2016 academic year due to a rise in both domestic and international enrolments.


UC Chancellor speaks at WWI memorial rededication

17 December 2015

The UC Chancellor has witnessed the rededication of a WWI Memorial Window, recalling its great historical and emotional resonance for the University.


Henry VIII's divorce lawyer's Magna Carta at UC

01 December 2015

UC is publicly displaying New Zealand's oldest copy of the Magna Carta for the first time, just as its connection with King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn has been discovered.


UC welcomes 10 new Fulbright award recipients

14 September 2015

UC welcomes 10 new Fulbright award recipients through the Fulbright New Zealand programme.


Equipment library would help ill and the elderly

11 February 2015

A University of Canterbury student has come up with a novel library-style scheme to help sustain quality of life for people who are disabled, ill or need end-of-life care.


Aid and diplomacy work on cards for law student

07 August 2014

A UC law student, who worked with families in Malawi earlier this year, is seeking to carry out international aid and diplomacy work when she finishes her degree.


UC student launches clothing label website

31 July 2014

A University of Canterbury international business and law student has launched a New Zealand clothing label website aimed at female rural wear.


Charity network will grow with increased promotion

10 June 2014

A group of University of Canterbury students are keen to make Cantabrians fitter, not fatter, by helping a charity organisation.


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