News archive 2014

Law students to help prepare prosecution cases

04 June 2014

UC law students will soon be helping Christchurch lawyer Nigel Hampton QC and Simon Meikle, barrister and solicitor of Wellington, prepare prosecutions cases.

UC largest remediation project in Canterbury

03 June 2014

The University of Canterbury campus is believed to be the largest remediation project currently being carried out in Canterbury, a leading national construction company says.

UC graduate takes robot research to Stanford

03 June 2014

A UC graduate and Fulbright scholar is carrying out substantial artificial intelligence research at Stanford University, looking at how robots make visual sense of the world.

Students help international atmospheric research

03 June 2014

Six UC students have been given a once in a lifetime opportunity to be involved in major international research led by some of the world's leading atmospheric scientists.

Addressing gaps in disaster survival

03 June 2014

A UC-led survey of people in Wellington on their evacuation preparedness for an earthquake and tsunami disaster has shown people largely overlook key needs.

Four UC students win Todd Awards

30 May 2014

Four University of Canterbury students are among 10 New Zealand university students to receive Todd Awards for Excellence in universities.

UC staff member to defend national billiards title

29 May 2014

Gary Oliver sees similarities between billiards and his job. Oliver is responsible for insurance issues at the University of Canterbury and in his spare time he is preparing

College of Business and Law enters new chapter

28 May 2014

The University of Canterbury's College of Business and Law enters a new chapter in the 141 year history of the university as it reopens its Business and Law Building tomorrow.

Team selected for University Challenge

26 May 2014

The University of Canterbury has selected its team for the University Challenge series to be aired on television later this year.

App takes on the world

26 May 2014

A UC spin out company Puteko, is about to release a new page package about New Zealand animals.