Teaching and Learning


Start Me Up

09 July 2021

University of Canterbury Business School’s incubator ThincLab played a vital role in the recent successful graduation of 25 entrepreneurs.


Food Transitions 2050

19 November 2020

A new postgraduate school focusing on food sustainability has launched in Canterbury. The University of Canterbury (UC), Lincoln University (LU), Plant & Food Research, Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research, and AgResearch have jointly announced the school; the result of a multilateral partnership dedicated to supporting the transition of our regional, national and international food systems – the first for postgraduate research in Aotearoa New Zealand.


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.


Kali Zygmant

12 June 2020

Internships with professional sporting organisations are helping bridge the gap between study and work for UC Sport Coaching students. A strong relationship has developed between the University of Canterbury and the Crusaders in recent years, with UC interns learning on the job and making a valuable contribution.


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.


Ableism

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.


Magma Drillers

05 November 2019

Virtual field trips and a hi-tech game developed at the University of Canterbury (UC) are opening up new and inspiring horizons in science teaching. The projects have been shortlisted for a prestigious global competition in education innovation.


UCE Graham Dockrill speaking

19 December 2018

The excitement of becoming an entrepreneur can full you with enthusiasm. Focusing on the opportunities and creating your own business is incredibly fun! Like all things in life, this embryonic stage is the most crucial and mistakes made here can have serious ramifications as your business develops.


UCE EY Summer Startup speed mentoring with Jen Corbett from Programme Sponsor EY

06 December 2018

The second week of the UCE EY Summer Startup Programme saw the students receive quick-fire, expert advice in their first speed mentoring session.


Ōtautahi Challenge 2018

29 November 2018

Tuesday afternoon saw the final presentations of the Ōtautahi 2025 Challenge, a two-day event where a diverse range of students worked in teams to come up with future-focused solutions for Christchurch’s non-profit sector.