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21 March 2017

A little red, fully recyclable eco-car designed and built by University of Canterbury students has won a major international design excellence award in New Zealand’s first entry into the competition.


Bellbird and chicks

17 March 2017

A chance discovery and a new survey by University of Canterbury students have shown that both the range and abundance of native bird species have increased at the university’s Ilam campus almost 500 per cent in the last 26 years.


Alsatian dog in flood water post quake

10 March 2017

After the magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck Canterbury on 4 September 2010, most media reports initially claimed that no lives had been lost. In fact, this first earthquake killed at least 3000 chickens, eight cows, one dog, a lemur and 150 aquarium fish.


Ian Wright

10 March 2017

The University of Canterbury campus is booming once again, reflecting the increase in enrolments to attend UC in 2017, with an especially significant rise in international students.


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09 March 2017

University of Canterbury 3D printing and scanning experts are keen to show high-school pupils that with modern technology the only limit is your imagination.


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02 March 2017

UC Fine Arts student Jen Bowmast has been selected as a finalist in a prestigious international art contest with her artwork to be part of the Venice Arte Languna exhibition.


UC annual result for 2016

01 March 2017

The University of Canterbury's post-quake recovery is on track for a forecast return to a normal operating surplus in 2019, reports Vice-Chancellor Dr Rod Carr.


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27 February 2017

Scholarship on offer for a PhD with Civil and Natural Resources Engineering.


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24 February 2017

Team members from A Better Start: E Tipu e Rea’s Literacy and Learning strand were delighted to welcome their newest PhD student to the team, Saili Aukuso.


Bilingualism

16 February 2017

University of Canterbury and Growing up with Two Languages researchers Una Cunningham and Jin Kim, and activists/teachers Anya Filippochkina and Jawad Arefi, discuss community/heritage language bi- and multilingualism in a single language-dominant society.


Professor Steven Ratuva

14 February 2017

UC Professor Steven Ratuva has won a prestigious Fulbright Senior Scholar Fellowship to carry out research as a visiting professor in the United States.


Bilingualism

10 February 2017

The Greens want to see compulsory Te Reo language classes in schools. Associate Professor Una Cunningham, a specialist in language learning at the University of Canterbury, says the idea is feasible but would have to overcome a big challenge – an almost complete lack of historical precedent.


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06 February 2017

Is it possible to have almost no knowledge of Maori, and completely master it within a month?


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31 January 2017

Arguing over whether sexuality education should be the role of parents or teachers (public or private) fails to get on with supporting our young people to critically analyse what they are seeing, what is real and, most importantly, what is needed for positive sexuality and healthy relationships.


Professor Gail Gillon

27 January 2017

The Centre for Evaluation and Monitoring (CEM) in the College of Education, Health and Human Development is delighted to become part of the IDP global network of IELTS test centres by gaining approval to open an IELTS test centre at UC.


Jen-Bowmast Poetics of Space

26 January 2017

Jen Bowmast, a Masters student at UC School of Fine Arts has had her work "Poetics of Space" accepted as one of the finalists for the Arte Laguna Prize.


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26 January 2017

To mark the six-year anniversary of the February 22 earthquake, the University of Canterbury's CEISMIC Digital Archive project team have created an online challenge which asks users to guess the location of a given photograph from the archive.


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24 January 2017

Associate Professor Kathleen Liberty talked with the New Zealand Herald about counselling needs and post-traumatic stress disorder findings from her study of children through their first three years at school.


UC takes top spot in University Challenge

23 January 2017

The UC team has won New Zealand academia's top trivia quiz show, University Challenge for the second year since the show returned to New Zealand screens in 2014.


University releases future plans for campus

23 January 2017

A UC master plan to guide campus development for the next 30 years proves that the University has largely completed its earthquake recovery, according to the Vice-Chancellor.


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11 January 2017

Kathleen Quinlivan weighs in on the controversial topic of sex education in primary schools and whether it was age appropriate.


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04 January 2017

Congratulations to Dr David Mitchell, Adjunct Professor in the College of Education, Health and Human Development, who was made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit (ONZM) in the New Year Honours


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15 December 2016

The University of Canterbury Motorsport (UCM) 4WD electric race car in action on the track in Melbourne.


Quake damaged Little Pigeon Bay Cottage

18 November 2016

Dr Matthew Hughes confirms that Canterbury tsunami occurred, and the importance of heeding tsunami evacuation warnings.


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08 November 2016

2017 promises to be an exciting year for the University of Canterbury’s College of Education, Health and Human Development as it moves from its current site in Dovedale Ave into a $78million building development on the main Ilam campus.


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