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Universities team up to tackle disasters

Universities team up to tackle disasters

Canterbury's universities are pooling their resources to give students a wide range of skills to help manage the after-effects of natural disasters.

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Kristin lamvik

'I feel as though I’m truly taking steps toward become a well-rounded future academic...'

Kristin Lamvik
Studying towards a PhD in Speech and Language Sciences

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At UC you’ll have a dedicated support system to help you find your way and make the most of uni life.

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Get switched on, get hands on. Over 35% of our courses will get you out into the workplace or the community. The result?

Rinze Schuurmans

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Mapping rock forms in Kaikoura

Rinze Schuurmans
At first I was a little afraid I'd be the only older student, but there are actually plenty around. So I have people my age I can relate to. The younger students are interesting too. They’re flexible and easy going.

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Josiah Tualamalii

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Transforming ideas about Pasifika

Josiah Tualamalii
I’m studying law, political science and history. I find the connection between those three subjects particularly fascinating.

Rachel Robilliard

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Representing Māori @ Stanford

Rachel Robilliard
I grew up on the edge of Te Waihora Lake Ellesmere, which is renowned for poor environmental quality. So I became aware of how law can have an impact on the environment.

Marcus Arnold

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On the ice in Antarctica

Marcus Arnold
I’ve lived in Iceland and travelled through Greenland, now I’m at UC following my dream of doing science in Antarctica.

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Did you know UC is ranked in the top 3% of universities worldwide?

Founded over 140 years ago, our legacy of celebrated graduates has shaped the world we live in today.

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At UC we are committed to biculturalism. That’s a good thing for Aotearoa New Zealand, and a good thing for you too.

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The city of Christchurch is a growing hotbed of opportunity

Developments and initiatives are popping up at a rapid pace and our graduates are perfectly poised to access these opportunities.

Reema Moh

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Human rights advocate

Reema Moh
This term I’m interning with the Human Rights Commission. I’m doing research on the condition of migrant workers.