VC runs Queenstown marathon to raise funds for students’ new home

08 November 2018

University of Canterbury Vice-Chancellor Dr Rod Carr is running the Queenstown Marathon on 17 November to raise funds for the new Students’ Association building.


Before stepping down from the role early next year, University of Canterbury Vice-Chancellor Dr Rod Carr is running the Queenstown Marathon on 17 November to raise funds for the new Students’ Association building.

Dr Carr says: “For the last decade I have had the privilege to play my part in leading an extraordinary institution in extraordinary times. I have been motivated by the impact education has on people, especially younger people taking a first degree. I have been inspired by the students, their community, their clubs, their self-motivation and leadership. In supporting the student body to own and control their own place, we recognise their responsibility and reward their contribution while enabling and empowering generations of future students.”

See more information here:

https://givealittle.co.nz/cause/vc-runs-marathon-for-ucsa

For further information please contact:

Margaret Agnew, Senior External Relations Advisor, University of Canterbury
Phone: +64 3 369 3631 | Mobile: +64 27 254 3949margaret.agnew@canterbury.ac.nz
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