15 December 2020
The Ilam house where pioneering suffragist Kate Sheppard lived and worked during her years of activism has been officially opened by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern today.
11 December 2020
What a few years it has been for young people demonstrating leadership on a global scale. Issues such as gun violence (March for Our Lives), climate change (Strike 4 Climate), and social justice (Black Lives Matter) have all profiled youth taking action for a more just future. From an intergenerational perspective this begs the question: how can we support our students and young people who want to become leaders of much-needed social and environmental change?
08 December 2020
The University of Canterbury’s Ursula Bethell Writers in Residence for 2021 have been announced.
30 November 2020
The need for transformative innovation in the food, fibre and agritech sector is at the core of the latest Supernode Challenge which is now open to applications.
27 November 2020
A record number of tamariki have graduated from Te Mātāpuna Mātātahi | Children’s University over two nights of celebrations recognising their achievements in 2020.
26 November 2020
A mentoring collaboration programme is enabling a smooth transition for students to tertiary education at Ōtautahi Christchurch’s Linwood College.
24 November 2020
A record number of taiohi (young) Māori from schools across Ōtautahi Christchurch took part in science experiments, tested their Law knowledge and played Arts bingo in an interactive day designed to inspire students to further their study.
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.
11 September 2020
The WORD Christchurch Spring Festival is about to burst forth with stories, ideas, poetry and song. The recently announced festival line-up features many University of Canterbury scholars and writers, including Canterbury University Press authors, and is selling out fast.
04 September 2020
In the decade since 4 September 2010, the SVA has grown from a University of Canterbury student club into a nationwide movement of young people ‘getting off the couch’ and helping others.