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Canterbury's universities are pooling their resources to give students a wide range of skills to help manage the after-effects of natural disasters.
Studying towards a PhD in Speech and Language Sciences
Syracuse University Earth sciences professors Suzanne Baldwin and Paul Fitzgerald will be teaching and researching in Christchurch for the next three months.
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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of universities in the world (QS world rankings).
Get switched on, get hands on. Over 35% of our courses will get you out into the workplace or the community. The result?
Rinze SchuurmansAt 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.
Josiah TualamaliiI’m studying law, political science and history. I find the connection between those three subjects particularly fascinating.
The first doctorate degree connected to the Ngāi Tahu Research Centre has been awarded to an academic who is continuing a multi-generational legacy of Maori success.
UC is publicly displaying New Zealand's oldest copy of the Magna Carta for the first time, just as its connection with King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn has been discovered.
New Zealand potato growers could gain a new marketing edge thanks to a line of potatoes developed by University of Canterbury researchers.
UC researchers have been awarded more than $4 million in this year's Marsden Fund grants, which support New Zealand's best investigator-initiated research.
UC Associate Professor in Earthquake Engineering Brendon Bradley will receive the TC203 Young Researcher Award at the premier conference in his discipline, next month.
The discovery of extraterrestrial life is expected before 2040 according to visiting US researcher Dr Seth Shostak, who is coming for the Aoraki Mackenzie Starlight Festival.
Professor Tim David will explore the use of computers in the health arena at a free public lecture at the University of Canterbury at 7:00pm on Wednesday 26 August.
Rachel RobilliardI 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 ArnoldI’ve lived in Iceland and travelled through Greenland, now I’m at UC following my dream of doing science in Antarctica.
of UC students go on to study at postgraduate level.
Founded over 140 years ago, our legacy of celebrated graduates has shaped the world we live in today.
At UC we are committed to biculturalism. That’s a good thing for Aotearoa New Zealand, and a good thing for you too.
UC offers over
programmes from Foundation Studies to Doctoral Studies.
Developments and initiatives are popping up at a rapid pace and our graduates are perfectly poised to access these opportunities.
Reema MohThis term I’m interning with the Human Rights Commission. I’m doing research on the condition of migrant workers.