15 May 2020
Internationally renowned University of Canterbury astrophysicist Dr Michele Bannister will take us on a journey to explore interstellar worlds in her upcoming free UC Connect public talk at the University of Canterbury.
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.
07 May 2020
New fund launched by the UC Foundation to support students suffering hardship or challenges that make it difficult for them to continue or return to their studies in the COVID-19 environment.
07 May 2020
The late Emeritus Professor Peter Holland, who was a leading expert in biogeography and environmental change, has left a significant bequest that will benefit science research at the University of Canterbury for generations to come. Starting next year, the bequest will fund scholarship support for two full-time Māori or Pasifika postgraduate students in Ecology or Environmental Science at UC.
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.
06 April 2020
The University of Canterbury's largest student club, the Student Volunteer Army, has launched a national volunteer response to support people impacted by COVID-19.
06 March 2020
The University of Canterbury (UC) is the first and remains the only New Zealand university to be led by women.
08 November 2019
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern unveiled the national memorial to 9,000 New Zealand victims of the 1918 influenza pandemic in Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Wellington, on 6 November, assisted by University of Canterbury Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Rice, former Head of History in the College of Arts.
01 November 2019
University of Canterbury archivists and researchers are welcoming an exciting new acquisition donated by renowned international peace campaigners to the Archives Collection of UC’s Macmillan Brown Library.
29 October 2019
The University of Canterbury scientist Professor Emerita Paula Jameson was awarded the 2019 Marsden Medal by the New Zealand Association of Scientists at its recent awards ceremony.