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World ranked runner to inspire new students

20 February 2014

World ranked middle distance runner Angela Smit will motivate and inspire thousands of University of Canterbury (UC) students at their Orientation Day on campus tomorrow.


Engineering without borders

19 February 2014

The world is undergoing huge changes and engineering is playing a substantial part in people's lives, a leading University of Canterbury lecturer Professor Conan Fee says.


UC helping students party responsibly

18 February 2014

The University of Canterbury (UC) is committed to being a good neighbour to its local community and making sure that students are safe.


Interventions to prevent bullying needed

18 February 2014

Interventions to prevent bullying in schools need to be organised at all levels, a University of Canterbury (UC) expert says.


2014 UC honorary doctorates

17 February 2014

An award winning filmmaker, a leading New Zealand businessman and a key figure in the Christchurch rebuild will each be awarded honorary doctorates at the UC graduation.


UC postgraduate student to push NZ at Y20 Summit

17 February 2014

A University of Canterbury postgraduate student has been selected to represent New Zealand at the Y20 Summit in Sydney in July.


Archive digitally preserves post-quake Pledge book

14 February 2014

The University of Canterbury earthquake archive CEISMIC has digitally preserved the signatures and comments in The Pledge books set up following the February 22.


Game named one of the top 10 global sciences games

13 February 2014

A University of Canterbury (UC) computer game about protecting native forests has been named one of the top 10 global sciences games by a leading UK newspaper.


Ryman Healthcare funds $100,000 UC project

13 February 2014

Ryman Healthcare is funding a $100,000 University of Canterbury (UC) research project aimed at improving life for older people.


Corby case warning for travellers

12 February 2014

A University of Canterbury (UC) criminologist says the Schapelle Corby case in Indonesia is a reminder for people travelling abroad to be very careful.