150th Alumni Showcase

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Engaged. Empowered. Making a Difference.

Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury has been making a difference in people’s lives and to society for 150 years. We are proud of our international alumni community of nearly 150,000, many of whom have gone on to impact the world, and those around them in positive ways.

To celebrate this significant anniversary, we have showcased a small snapshot (150) of our outstanding UC graduates over the years, sharing the unique and inspiring journeys our past students have taken. This showcase highlights the diverse range of talent across our community.

Artistic Influencers

Iconic and influential artists, authors and musicians more >>

Business Leaders

Acknowledging those who have made a sigificant impact in the business community more >>

Champions for Change

Using bold ideas to work toward a better community and society more >>


Visionary influencers in the film, television and journalism industries more >>

Dynamic Duos

Exemplifying teamwork and partnerships of UC alumni more >>


Inspired individuals who have successfully turned their ideas into businesses more >>

Environmental Advocates

Leading by example, championing sustainable and conscious practices more >>


Introducing us to new concepts and ideas that positively impact our lives more >>

Ones to Watch

Young up-and-comers who are making a mark in their field more >>


First in their field, making discoveries or leaders in research more >>

Public Servants

Those who have dedicated their time to serving New Zealand or their local communities more >>

Sporting Legends

Performance at the highest level and making significant contributions to sport more >>