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New SVA head undaunted by tasks ahead in 2013

20 November 2012

The new president of the University of Canterbury's Student Volunteer Army (SVA) is undaunted about her task ahead for 2013.


Society at loss to explain binge drinking problem

19 November 2012

Government, regulators, parents and welfare agencies in New Zealand are at a loss to explain, let alone control or discourage teen and young adult binge drinking problems.


Research into blubbery buddies and toothy terrors

19 November 2012

Many people will not have had any real-life contact with marine creatures like dolphins, whales, and sharks, other than via the media.


UCSA planning an epic year for 2013

19 November 2012

University of Canterbury students can expect an epic 2013 on campus after what has been a challenging year for Christchurch and the University.


YMCA moved a long way in 150 years

19 November 2012

From running bible studies 150 years ago, the YMCA has come a long way since its inception in Christchurch in 1862, a University of Canterbury researcher said.


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13 November 2012

A report on an increase in the gender pay-gap is disheartening for young women currently sitting NCEA and tertiary qualifications says UC's Professor Lucy Johnston.


Prestigious Rhodes Scholarship for UC student

13 November 2012

Christchurch physics and maths student James Bonifacio has become the University of Canterbury's latest Rhodes Scholar.


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13 November 2012

Graduates of the University of Canterbury have elected two members to the University Council through a recent Court of Convocation election.


Plenty of student jobs in Christchurch

12 November 2012

University of Canterbury students have plenty of opportunities for jobs in 2013 as the post-quake rebuild swings into action.


What if pop culture changed a religion?

12 November 2012

With the 2012 US Presidential elections over and spoils claimed by Barrack Obama, there is a lot of media conjecture about the next steps for Mitt Romney.