Finance and Business


Firdaus Shairi

27 July 2020

Malaysian-born UC student Firdaus Shairi earned the right to represent New Zealand in a global esports tournament centred around the football video game, FIFA 20, where competitors play each other by each taking control of a virtual team.


Data Informed Strategy

06 July 2020

In a post-COVID business environment, the use of data to drive decisions will be key to making a greater impact. A new core course, Data informed Strategy, which is part of the University of Canterbury (UC) Connected MBA programme has been officially opened by New South Wales Minister for Customer Service Victor Dominello, via video link from Australia.


UC building

02 July 2020

Imagine an organisation that performs thousands of transactions, but has no governing structure, no board, no chief executive and no middle managers.


UC image

29 June 2020

University of Canterbury (UC) economists Associate Head of Economics and Finance Stephen Hickson and Associate Professor Alfred Guender discuss the role of the Reserve Bank amid the pandemic’s economic upheaval.


I stood by

22 June 2020

How do male academics become allies in fighting sexism in the #metoo era, without ‘mansplaining’ or ‘white knighting’? Three University of Canterbury (UC) academics have looked into the necessary steps behind championing inclusivity and diversity in academia.


Marketing in the new normal

16 June 2020

Join a panel of local experts to discuss business marketing post-COVID-19 in the next University of Canterbury (UC) Business School Hihiko Webinar event, Marketing in the New Normal.


Chris Chen and Crusaders

05 June 2020

Growing ties between the Crusaders and the University of Canterbury (UC) College of Business and Law are bringing invaluable real-world experiences for marketing and sports management students, as well as collaborative research ventures and conference opportunities.


Scholarships open up world of possibilities for Canterbury graduates

02 June 2020

University of Canterbury (UC) graduate Maui Brennan is looking forward to eating pizza and gelato while studying economics in Milan, Italy next year after being awarded a $90,000 academic scholarship.


FutureU

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.


Virtually Together

08 May 2020

A recent two-week Challenge for students called ‘Virtually Together – Creating Social Connections in an Increasingly Isolated World’ produced some exciting new ideas on how to reduce loneliness and enhance community wellbeing.