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UC doctoral student named conductor of CYO

23 December 2015

A University of Canterbury doctoral candidate will take up the baton next year as the new conductor of the UC Christchurch Youth Orchestra (UC-CYO).


NZ's first Bachelor of Criminal Justice graduates

18 December 2015

New Zealand's first Bachelor of Criminal Justice graduate has crossed the stage at the University of Canterbury graduation ceremony.


New book on culturally responsive education

15 December 2015

A new book by leading educators and researchers in Aotearoa New Zealand, Australia and Canada boldly encourages culturally responsive educational practices.


UC Motorsport students take podium in global race

15 December 2015

University of Canterbury Motorsport students are celebrating their podium finish in the prestigious Formula SAE competition in Melbourne over the weekend.


UC students volunteer in typhoon-hit Philippines

14 December 2015

Thanks to the life-changing hard work of nine passionate UC students, a Filipino community has a large permaculture garden to produce food and income for local families.


UC student's European research may aid NZ forestry

14 December 2015

A University of Canterbury student's research has taken him all the way to Austria, looking at how modern European forestry machinery could be used in New Zealand.


Two Kiwi greats receive UC Honorary Doctorates

10 December 2015

A Kiwi mathematician whose work ushered in 'the Golden Age of Black Hole Physics' and an innovative engineer whose companies are global leaders will be honoured by UC.


CUP publishes first book on Olivia Spencer Bower

08 December 2015

Canterbury University Press is publishing the first book dedicated to the life and work of artist Olivia Spencer Bower.


UC establishes new Professorship

07 December 2015

A new UC professorship will promote greater architectural and engineering collaboration and expand the awareness, teaching and research of architectural engineering.


NZ's first geospatial science conference at UC

04 December 2015

A new geospatial science conference will look at diverse topics, including ways to use disruptive new technology to create real-world solutions for health and urban planning.