Humanities


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.


McNoe

06 March 2020

The University of Canterbury (UC) is the first and remains the only New Zealand university to be led by women.


History Environmental Scholarship

20 December 2019

Call for applications - MA Scholarship: History of Canterbury Environmental and Conservation Leadership and Heritage


RicePMflu

08 November 2019

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern unveiled the national memorial to 9,000 New Zealand victims of the 1918 influenza pandemic in Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Wellington, on 6 November, assisted by University of Canterbury Emeritus Professor Geoffrey Rice, former Head of History in the College of Arts.


Peace

01 November 2019

University of Canterbury archivists and researchers are welcoming an exciting new acquisition donated by renowned international peace campaigners to the Archives Collection of UC’s Macmillan Brown Library.


Grimshaw

11 September 2019

University of Canterbury Associate Professor Mike Grimshaw is editing a collection of international research that seeks a deeper understanding of digital hate.


RedZeone_NWS_block

01 April 2019

University of Canterbury researchers are launching a community storytelling project about the residential red zone.


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28 February 2019

A new crowdsourcing project aims to harness UC Arts technology to make the women of nineteenth-century Canterbury more visible in the history of the province.


Madi_NWS_block

24 September 2018

Ignoring iwi and hapū perspectives in historical accounts of Aotearoa New Zealand risks cultural amnesia and the erosion or even destruction of identities, says a doctoral researcher in the field.


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13 July 2018

A new Bachelor of Communication degree at the University of Canterbury is weaving bicultural awareness and activities into each course of study.