Finance and Business
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.