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Retail therapy at UC

09 May 2011

Kunekune pigs, shaggy sheep and a wee surprise will be among the many attractions at this week's University of Canterbury Student Association's Winter Wonderland Market.


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06 May 2011

Towards the end of last term, the University's new Pro-Vice-Chancellor College of Arts, Professor Ed Adelson, welcomed his students back to campus following the quake with a discussion of how universities in his native United States responded with resilience and strength to devastating natural disasters in their regions.


UC student to climb African mountain for Chch quake appeal

06 May 2011

UC postgraduate student Argène Montgomery-Hönger has joined a band of Kiwis taking on the challenge of climbing Mt Kilimanjaro this August to raise funds for the Christchurch Earthquake Appeal.


UC student among New Zealand International Students of the Year

05 May 2011

University of Canterbury education doctoral student Bree Loverich has been named one of New Zealand's International Students of the Year by Education New Zealand.


Global survey finds young NZers more relaxed, confident and optimistic

28 April 2011

A global survey involving University of Canterbury political scientist Dr Bronwyn Hayward has found that young adult New Zealanders are more relaxed, confident and optimistic than their counterparts in other countries.


UC researchers reveal amazing navigational precision of humpback whales

21 April 2011

Researchers based at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand have found that migrating humpback whales achieve navigational precision usually associated with jetliners or arrows.


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21 April 2011

This weekend the leader of the Student Volunteer Army (SVA) and a colleague will head to Japan to set up a Japanese version of the Student Volunteer Army.


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29 March 2011

University of Canterbury computer science PhD candidate Stephen Fitchett has recently returned from a placement as UC's first Microsoft intern.


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17 February 2011

Creative solutions for a renewable energy system to power up the ultimate Kiwi bach have won six secondary school leavers scholarships to study engineering at the University of Canterbury.


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17 February 2011

A US academic visiting the University of Canterbury believes educators worldwide are struggling to adapt to the digital, global era in which we live.


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