20 May 2020
A simple, low-cost technology developed by University of Canterbury (UC) engineers could save thousands of patients’ lives around the world by doubling the capacity of ventilators in hospital intensive care units, boosting their capacity to treat surges of Covid-19 patients during outbreaks.
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.
06 April 2020
The University of Canterbury's largest student club, the Student Volunteer Army, has launched a national volunteer response to support people impacted by COVID-19.
06 March 2020
The University of Canterbury (UC) is the first and remains the only New Zealand university to be led by women.
06 March 2020
“A community that excludes even one member is no community at all.” In this upcoming free UC Connect public lecture, Ableism – Same Struggle, Different Differences, visiting American activists, authors and compelling storytellers Janice Fialka and Rich Feldman will share what it takes to create a journey of inclusion and community for all.
20 December 2019
The University of Canterbury has renewed it’s Partnership Agreement with the Canterbury Employers’ Chamber of Commerce (The Chamber) for another year.
21 November 2019
151 young scholars walked across the stage of the Christchurch Town Hall in the first ever Children’s University Canterbury Partnership graduation ceremony on Wednesday evening.
02 July 2019
An $11m fully immersive dark sky experience is now open to the public in Takapō (Tekapo). Dark Sky Project, formerly Earth & Sky, has opened the doors to its new 1140sqm building on the Takapō lakefront. The centre will be the departure point for the astro-tourism business’s outdoor, evening stargazing experiences at the University of Canterbury Mt John Observatory.
15 March 2019
A University of Canterbury scientist is using Kiwi technology in her Antarctic research to capture fascinating footage of life beneath the surface in McMurdo Sound.
04 March 2019
Ngāi Tūāhuriri and the University of Canterbury signed a partnership agreement on Saturday at Tuahiwi marae to formalise and extend the longstanding relationships between the hapū, including the relationship with Te Rūnanga of Ngāi Tahu, and the University.