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UC doctoral student named conductor of CYO

23 December 2015

A University of Canterbury doctoral candidate will take up the baton next year as the new conductor of the UC Christchurch Youth Orchestra (UC-CYO).

UC buzzes with innovation over summer

21 December 2015

The University of Canterbury is buzzing with entrepreneurial ideas over summer as teams of innovative students get down to business.

NZ's first Bachelor of Criminal Justice graduates

18 December 2015

New Zealand's first Bachelor of Criminal Justice graduate has crossed the stage at the University of Canterbury graduation ceremony.

PhD graduate honours his academic legacy

18 December 2015

The first doctorate degree connected to the Ngāi Tahu Research Centre has been awarded to an academic who is continuing a multi-generational legacy of Maori success.

UC Chancellor speaks at WWI memorial rededication

17 December 2015

The UC Chancellor has witnessed the rededication of a WWI Memorial Window, recalling its great historical and emotional resonance for the University.

New book on culturally responsive education

15 December 2015

A new book by leading educators and researchers in Aotearoa New Zealand, Australia and Canada boldly encourages culturally responsive educational practices.

UC Motorsport students take podium in global race

15 December 2015

University of Canterbury Motorsport students are celebrating their podium finish in the prestigious Formula SAE competition in Melbourne over the weekend.

UC students volunteer in typhoon-hit Philippines

14 December 2015

Thanks to the life-changing hard work of nine passionate UC students, a Filipino community has a large permaculture garden to produce food and income for local families.

UC student's European research may aid NZ forestry

14 December 2015

A University of Canterbury student's research has taken him all the way to Austria, looking at how modern European forestry machinery could be used in New Zealand.

Two Kiwi greats receive UC Honorary Doctorates

10 December 2015

A Kiwi mathematician whose work ushered in 'the Golden Age of Black Hole Physics' and an innovative engineer whose companies are global leaders will be honoured by UC.