Student


Tupuānuku

11 June 2021

Prioritising best-practice student care, a strong partnership with mana whenua Ngāi Tūāhuriri, and sustainable design, the University of Canterbury’s (UC) new student accommodation building, Tupuānuku offered much to celebrate at the official opening held yesterday to coincide with Matariki.


Students climbing championship 2021

26 March 2021

Two University of Canterbury (UC) students have taken out the top spots in the National New Zealand Speed Climbing Championships in Tauranga.


Stephanie Post

03 March 2021

University of Canterbury (UC) student Stephanie Post has been selected in the Team Universities of New Zealand (TUNZ) team to represent New Zealand, competing in the Global Case Competition 2021.


Moana

02 February 2021

Over the summer, Cantabrians have seen painted penguins ‘popping up’ around the streets and public spaces of Christchurch, Lyttelton and Banks Peninsula. However, one small penguin has a special solo mission – to help fund penguin research.


Summer Startup mentoring

01 February 2021

Student entrepreneurs will pitch their innovative business and social enterprise ideas to industry experts in a lively competition in central Christchurch this week.


Jane Comeau with Heather Wolffram and Jonathan Le Cocq

03 December 2020

Female saints who were not supposed to be role models are the subject of surprising research that earned History Master’s student Jane Comeau three prizes at the recent University of Canterbury History Awards.


Aukaha Tau 10

24 November 2020

A record number of taiohi (young) Māori from schools across Ōtautahi Christchurch took part in science experiments, tested their Law knowledge and played Arts bingo in an interactive day designed to inspire students to further their study.


Period

09 October 2020

UC students are fighting Aotearoa's period poverty crisis by donating sanitary products to Te Puna Oranga and Aviva Families.


Vxt

30 September 2020

Christchurch startup Vxt is tackling the pet hate of many — having to check voicemail messages — announcing on Tuesday it raised $600,000 in its first ever capital raise to help it on its mission.


Nancy Chu receiving award

29 September 2020

The students have voted. College of Arts lecturers received high praise in the annual UC Staff of the Year Awards, held last Friday 25 September, for their “obsession” for their subject areas, and “ridiculously captivating” ways of conveying information.