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UC largest remediation project in Canterbury

03 June 2014

The University of Canterbury campus is believed to be the largest remediation project currently being carried out in Canterbury, a leading national construction company says.


Students help international atmospheric research

03 June 2014

Six UC students have been given a once in a lifetime opportunity to be involved in major international research led by some of the world's leading atmospheric scientists.


Addressing gaps in disaster survival

03 June 2014

A UC-led survey of people in Wellington on their evacuation preparedness for an earthquake and tsunami disaster has shown people largely overlook key needs.


Four UC students win Todd Awards

30 May 2014

Four University of Canterbury students are among 10 New Zealand university students to receive Todd Awards for Excellence in universities.


UC staff member to defend national billiards title

29 May 2014

Gary Oliver sees similarities between billiards and his job. Oliver is responsible for insurance issues at the University of Canterbury and in his spare time he is preparing


College of Business and Law enters new chapter

28 May 2014

The University of Canterbury's College of Business and Law enters a new chapter in the 141 year history of the university as it reopens its Business and Law Building tomorrow.


Nightlife back to 95 percent of pre-quake levels

27 May 2014

Christchurch nightlife including restaurants, bars and cafes are back to 95 percent of pre-earthquake levels, a University of Canterbury business research expert says.


Team selected for University Challenge

26 May 2014

The University of Canterbury has selected its team for the University Challenge series to be aired on television later this year.


App takes on the world

26 May 2014

A UC spin out company Puteko, is about to release a new page package about New Zealand animals.


UC to produce more Maori graduates

23 May 2014

The University of Canterbury is producing graduate students who will be of significant benefit to Maori organisations and businesses in the future.