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UC students aiding people in the eastern suburbs

More than 100 first year University of Canterbury geography students have been out on the streets in the eastern suburb of Burwood in Christchurch helping the local community.


‘I could not have achieved as much without the support of my lecturers and friends...’

Xiaohan (Sasha) Wang
MSc in Computer Science
Researcher, Wireless Research Centre


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