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NZ Black Fern lining up in annual UC Tower Race

04 March 2014

Black Fern and New Zealand Sevens rugby player Haile Hurring will be among the starters in the UC's first Tower Race tomorrow (March 5) since the earthquakes.


UC engineering car more sophisticated for 2014

03 March 2014

UC students, who won the inspired engineering trophy at the international university design, say their 2014 car will be more technically sophisticated.


Documentary film about the Christchurch rebuild

28 February 2014

A documentary film, produced by a University of Canterbury (UC) visiting professor, about Christchurch's rebuild will be premiered in April.


UC aims to be one of the top universities in NZ

27 February 2014

The University of Canterbury's overarching goal is to be among the top two universities in New Zealand over the long-term.


UC quadcopter helping in the Christchurch rebuild

27 February 2014

A state of the art UC quadcopter is helping provide video footage of earthquake damaged homes along clifftop edges in the Port Hills.


UC research could lead to less frustration

26 February 2014

The results of University of Canterbury PhD research could lead to less frustration among singers, conductors and the public, a music postgraduate says.


Engineering subject jumps to 19th in the world

26 February 2014

The University of Canterbury (UC) has jumped to 19th in the world in Civil and Natural Resources Engineering in the latest QS world university rankings by subject.


UC hosts public lecture on NZ's health challenges

25 February 2014

A visiting academic to the University of Canterbury, will give a public lecture on campus about the challenges facing the New Zealand health care system this week.


UC to launch rocket course

24 February 2014

University of Canterbury (UC) will launch a rocket course for engineering students this year, the only course of its kind in New Zealand.


Deputy governor to give public lecture at UC

24 February 2014

Hu Xiaolian, a deputy governor of the People's Bank of China, will give a public lecture on Monetary Policy in China: Past, Present and Future at the UC on Tuesday February 25