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21 Day Pacific Challenge sends UC students to Niue

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21 Day Pacific Challenge sends UC students to Niue

Five entrepreneurial University of Canterbury students will be flying to Niue to make a real difference to a community there, with help from their mentors.

Milesa Cepe

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'Psychology is useful, relevant, challenging and has real-world applications...'

Milesa Cepe
Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Psychology
Master of Arts in Psychology with Distinction
Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology with Distinction
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Have LEGO toys become more violent?

LEGO toy products have become significantly more violent in recent years, according to newly published research from the University of Canterbury.

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I went to Nottingham where I got to study for a semester one of the best law universities in England. It's good to break up a long degree with some travel. I had an amazing time – it was one of the best experiences of my life.
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Global champion in China.

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Lots of my friends are off on exchanges at the moment. There are heaps of opportunities to travel for sports and competitions, or as part of certain courses. Plus there are all the international students who come here to UC. The international opportunities are prolific.

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What will an Alpine Fault earthquake feel like?

The next UC Connect public lecture is on how new methods of understanding ground shaking in the Canterbury earthquakes are helping us prepare for the big one.

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UC study into how children with autism sleep

Two University of Canterbury researchers are seeking participants for a study into the effectiveness of treatments for sleep disturbance in children with autism.

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UC researchers nominated for business innovation

Two University of Canterbury academics are shortlist finalists in the 2016 KiwiNet Awards that showcase the clever science driving business innovation in New Zealand.

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UC academic honoured for arachnology career

UC Professor Robert R. Jackson and his productive and successful career in arachnology is being honoured in a special edition of The New Zealand Journal of Zoology.

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UC academic explores Chinese art of diplomacy

A UC art historian is unravelling the stories behind New Zealand's most extensive collection of Chinese art with assistance from a $434,000 Marsden grant.

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UC student wins $50,000 Proof of Concept grant

A UC student has won the inaugural Canterbury Proof of Concept Grant, with the money set to help commercialise his ground-breaking initiative around electrical filters.

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UC institute to build NZ geospatial future

A new Geospatial Research Institute at UC is expected to add significant value to existing private and public investment in spatial data acquisition, application nand research

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Volunteer. Engineer. Scholar.

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One cool thing I've been involved with is Engineers without Borders. It’s an engineering aid organisation at UC that's part of a larger national group with a mission to connect, educate and empower people through humanitarian engineering.
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Helping others. Developing herself.

Syasya Aina Yahaya
I had a mentor when I first started. She talked to me about university life and showed me all the different clubs. That’s how I found out about volunteering. The lecturers are also very friendly. You can talk about study or about life in general.
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Helping babies breathe.

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I know that I'm going to get four years of very good education, taught by world leading researchers in the field. You learn how to problem-solve and work in a team – and you learn not to panic when you get given a problem you don't understand! The programme sets you up really well for your career.