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24 February 2012

Eco-my-flat, the competition where students eco their lives, is packing its (organic, home-grown) lunch in its (second-hand) back pack, pulling up its socks and getting ready for the next big adventure - a new era of the competition.


UC poet scores New York gig

23 February 2012

University of Canterbury poet Dr Jeffrey Paparoa Holman has scored a gig with a difference in New York.


Big year ahead for new UCSA President

23 February 2012

The new University of Canterbury Students' Association 2012 President Erin Jackson is bursting with enthusiasm and energy about the challenges of the year ahead.


Recognition for young leader

17 February 2012

Student Volunteer Army (SVA) founder Sam Johnson was named the 2012 Coca-Cola Amatil Young New Zealander of the Year at an awards gala in Auckland last night.


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17 February 2012

A leading criminal law academic from the University of Oxford will deliver a public lecture while visiting the University of Canterbury this month.


UC academic appointed new Marsden Fund Council Chair

15 February 2012

University of Canterbury scientist Professor Juliet Gerrard has been appointed the new Chair of the Marsden Fund Council.


UC graduate first to skateboard across world's driest desert

15 February 2012

A University of Canterbury graduate has become one of the first people in the world to skateboard across the driest desert on the planet.


UCSA Events Centre on schedule

14 February 2012

The new temporary University of Canterbury Students' Association (UCSA) Events Centre is on schedule for completion after Easter.


UC first to gain CEMARS carbon footprint certification

14 February 2012

The University of Canterbury has become the first university outside the UK to be certified under the CEMARS scheme by carboNZero Holdings Limited.


UC emerging leaders' retreat a big success

14 February 2012

More than 120 of the country's emerging leaders congregated on campus in the weekend for the Emerging Leaders' Development Programme (ELDP) retreat.