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UC opens new centre for Pasifika achievement

03 February 2012

A new centre dedicated to raising the achievement of Pasifika students has been officially opened at the University of Canterbury's College of Education.


UC/powerHouse collaboration could create 50 global businesses by 2020

02 February 2012

Venture capital investment company powerHouse has been "hot housing" young entrepreneurial talent at the University of Canterbury during its first ever summer programme.


UC residency for Christchurch author

01 February 2012

Award-winning Christchurch writer and poet Helen Lowe will have her own office at the University of Canterbury for the next six months after being named one of two Ursula Bethell Writers in Residence for 2012.


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30 January 2012

Campus tours and course advice will be available for anyone still thinking about enrolling at UC in 2012 with a special information session being held this Thursday (2 February).


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18 January 2012

The University of Canterbury is preparing to welcome students from around the world for the start of the 2012 academic year on 20 February.


UC education graduate's thesis wins award

16 January 2012

UC education graduate Dr Margaret MacDonald has received national recognition for her doctoral thesis.


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12 January 2012

The saying everyone needs a friend has taken on cosmic proportions with new research showing that even stars like companions.


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12 January 2012

University of Canterbury English lecturer Philip Armstrong has won the prestigious Landfall essay prize for his essay on life following the Christchurch earthquakes, On Tenuous Ground.


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10 January 2012

Fourteen University of Canterbury alumni have been recognised in the 2012 New Year Honours List.


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09 January 2012

A new University of Canterbury Community Education programme will begin in February featuring a wide range of courses from archaeology, art history and biodiversity to mathematics and language development in children.