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29 February 2012

The University of Canterbury has released its annual financial results for 2011. The results show that UC has performed well in trying circumstances, however Vice-Chancellor Dr Rod Carr said reduced income and increased spending because of the earthquakes mean the institution will continue to face significant challenges.


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28 February 2012

To foster greater understanding of the American legislative system, the Washington based United States - New Zealand Council announced the launch of a new internship program on Capitol Hill for New Zealand university students.


New CUP book examines mining tragedy

28 February 2012

The first book triggered by the Pike River Mine disaster, which killed 29 men, has been published in an account that examines the past, present and future of mining on the West Coast.


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27 February 2012

The University of Canterbury has a new online carpool scheme to help staff and students get to campus, save money and lower their carbon footprint.


Four-year scholarship for top high school student

24 February 2012

Education New Zealand's high school International Student of the Year for 2011, Japanese student Ryo Hosoma, will begin his studies towards a BA in Media and Communication at the University of Canterbury this month as the recipient of one of UC's new four-year scholarships for international students.


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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.


UC remembers quake anniversary

22 February 2012

More than 1000 people gathered at the University of Canterbury today to remember and pay tribute to those who died and were affected by the earthquake of 22 February 2011.


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.