150th University of Canterbury's impact

Journalism students

Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury is locally engaged and globally connected with students from 190 different nations 

UC graduates help shape the world with groundbreaking and innovative research, work, and discoveries that contribute to making positive changes both globally and in our local communities. Notable alumni from our first 150 years include Nobel Laureate Ernest Rutherford, philosopher Karl Popper, astronomy theoretician Beatrice Tinsley, and iconic artist Rita Angus.

Explore the many ways our students and academics have made significant impacts on our region and beyond by visiting the resources below.