Finance and Business


Pouyan Jahanbin

28 October 2020

Traditionally, consumers seek cheaper products at higher value, but now people are more aware of social and moral considerations. Concerns like child labour, sustainability and animal welfare mean the consumer’s need for transparency has increased, and so University of Canterbury (UC) PhD student Pouyan Jahanbin is developing a tool to give people real-time information on products at the point of sale.


UC Grad Corban Tupou

13 October 2020

With his passion of filmmaking and music UC Business graduate Corban Tupou created an entire online music community - Sounds of the Local.


Tourism and Earthquakes

13 October 2020

New book Tourism and Earthquakes, edited by Professor C. Michael Hall and Professor Girish Prayag explores the relationship between tourism and earthquakes through the different stages of a disaster.


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.


Yutika Rangari TaxCOOP competition winner

17 September 2020

A plan to introduce a unique eco-tax on waste has won a University of Canterbury (UC) Business student a virtual place at an international conference.


UC Trading Challenge

16 September 2020

The CMC Markets University of Canterbury Trading Challenge has come to a close with third-year Finance, Strategy & Entrepreneurship student, Connor Rogers, winning the top prize with a 152.48 percent return on investment (ROI).


Cybele Freitas

09 September 2020

New Zealand should be wary of making a leap into electronic voting in the future, despite hopes it could boost voter turnout and speed up results, a University of Canterbury (UC) Masters student says.


Plugged In Hihiko webinar series

31 August 2020

Sponsorship from Asia New Zealand Foundation is enabling the University of Canterbury (UC) Business School to deliver four online panel discussions to support the business community.


Elsamari Botha

26 August 2020

In an article on Brainstorm Magazine, Dr Elsamari Botha explores who holds the power in online shopping, what happens when consumer expectations aren’t met and what businesses should be focusing on in the COVID-19 consumer landscape.


ThincLab Canterbury

18 August 2020

New business incubator ThincLab Canterbury has been launched through a partnership with the University of Adelaide, joining five other ThincLab incubators around the world.