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Passionate practicing experts

21 August 2023

All UC staff are practicing experts who are active in research. They work with industry, collaborate on projects, and act as expert consultants. Learn more about our passionate, practicing experts.

World experts who teach

Our lecturers are passionate about sharing their knowledge, and they are top experts in their field, meaning you will learn from the best in the field and at the cutting-edge of research. They are actively involved in research and publishing in their specialist areas. UC is leading the country for the proportion of researchers that teach.


Research meets industry

The Faculty of Engineering | Te Rāngai Pūkaha is home to several world-renowned research centres providing research and consultancy services. Industry comes to UC looking for solutions to problems. We host unique national research centres, where research meets industry, including the UC QuakeCentre, QuakeCore, the Electric Power Engineering Centre (EPECentre), and the Wireless Research Centre (WRC). We have one of only three Human Interface Technology Laboratories (HIT Lab NZ) | Hangarau Tangata, Tangata Hangarau in the world.


Leaders in their field

UC is acknowledged as a leader in Computer Science education in Aotearoa New Zealand. It is the home of the award-winning, internationally recognised research groups, including the Computer Science Unplugged and the Intelligent Computer Tutoring Group.

Staff in Computer Science have won national and international awards for their teaching and research in the field.

Max Clarke

Studying towards a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

“Our lecturers are a really varied bunch. They have come from places all around the world and all have different stories. That’s great because you get exposed to lots of different perspectives and the quality of their knowledge is very good.”

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