Finance and Business
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.
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.
18 March 2020
Andrew Barnes is a successful businessman who made headlines around the world by implementing the four day working week in his own company. Andrew visited UCE to speak about the benefits of a four day week for organisations.
11 March 2020
University of Canterbury’s (UC) Professor Jedrzej Bialkowski and Dr Moritz Wagner have partnered with The New Zealand Shareholders Association to provide a retail investor sentiment index to measure sentiment of the New Zealand Stock Market, New Zealand Sectors and International Markets.
10 March 2020
The ‘fantastic five’ student-run clubs supported by UCE all held their very successful launch events for 2020 recently. Whether you wanted to hear talks from accomplished speakers, get competitive in a Kahoot quiz, make and eat dumplings, or just chill out with a movie, these events offered something for everyone!
10 March 2020
The University of Canterbury has big goals for improving its sustainability. Last week, 50 UC students were given the opportunity to produce new ideas to help reach these targets at the Greening UC Challenge.
06 March 2020
The University of Canterbury (UC) is the first and remains the only New Zealand university to be led by women.
16 December 2019
We’re now halfway through this year’s Summer Startup Programme, but the momentum certainly isn’t slowing down! This week featured more guest speakers, mentoring, and progress being made by all of the ventures. With five weeks of the programme gone and five to go, we asked some of our students to share the most important thing they have learnt so far.
10 December 2019
The fourth week of UCE’s Summer Startup Programme was all about storytelling, with many of the ventures starting to consider how to show their ventures off to the world. As always, the week was also full of one-on-one mentoring, including an international skype session with a US-based mentor!
28 November 2019
“It looks grim,” says Dr Tyron Love, a senior lecturer of Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship at the University of Canterbury (UC) College of Business and Law, of the preliminary findings of his research into the future of Māori academics in New Zealand universities.