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Excellence in IT education recognised

23 October 2014

A University of Canterbury (UC) computer scientist has been awarded two awards at the inaugural New Zealand Excellence in IT Awards.


Health and safety sorted

22 October 2014

A University of Canterbury student-developed company is helping the construction industry better work through health and safety incidents on the spot.


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16 October 2014

The University of Canterbury (UC) is now enrolling students in its new Master of Teaching and Learning (MTchgLn) degree.


UC one of top universities to travel abroad to

14 October 2014

The University of Canterbury (UC) has been named as one of the top universities worth travelling abroad for by website FlipKey.com.


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13 October 2014

UC will launch its new Master of Health Sciences and Bachelor of Nursing joint initiative with CPIT today (13 October).


Spider prefers mosquitoes for dinner

13 October 2014

UC scientists have discovered that a Malaysian jumping spider, Paracyrba wanlessi, specialises at dining on mosquitoes.


Young UC researchers' work recognised

10 October 2014

Two University of Canterbury (UC) academics have been named the inaugural recipients of the University of Canterbury's Early and Emerging Career Researcher Award.


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09 October 2014

Businesses for custom high heels, tutoring assistance for students and assembling kitset products have all be successful ideas in the annual $85,000 entré business competition


Stories of family past investigated

09 October 2014

An acclaimed writer is venturing overseas to study another language in order to piece together the puzzle of his own family history.


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07 October 2014

A University of Canterbury (UC) student-run not-for-profit organisation will celebrate its tenth anniversary on Wednesday 8 October at its annual awards ceremony.