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UC students start their 21-day Challenge

04 May 2015

Thirty students tomorrow start their 21-day International Challenge tomorrow, working with NZ business leaders to change the lives of a struggling community in the Philippines


Stroke-related issues discussed

04 May 2015

Nearly 100 experts, engineers, physiologists, clinicians, medical academics and students from around the world will discuss the impact of new technology.


Cell phones an integral part of learning

30 April 2015

Universities and schools are realising the advantages of cell phones as an integral part of learning, a University of Canterbury PhD education student says.


Student completes thesis in Afghanistan

29 April 2015

A University of Canterbury student who has just graduated with a commerce degree completed much of his thesis in Afghanistan, avoiding suicide bombings and kidnappings.


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29 April 2015

UC is ranked in the top one percent in the world in civil and structual engineering in the latest QS world university rankings by subject released today.


What if more people could understand the law?

28 April 2015

University of Canterbury law expert Associate Professor Chris Gallavin says there are two things that fascinate a lot of New Zealanders - real estate and criminal justice.


The Ultimate game

28 April 2015

Two UC students are juggling their university commitments with preparations for the World Flying Disc Federation Ultimate Frisbee world championship in London this July.


Sam Johnson heading to Nepal to assist in aid work

28 April 2015

UC's Sam Johnson, who led the Student Volunteer Army after the Christchurch earthquakes, flies to Nepal tonight to assist in the urgent aid work after Saturday's earthquake.


Differences in Anzac Day services revealed

24 April 2015

The difference between how Australia and New Zealand look at Anzac Day could be because New Zealand, unlike Australia, had sent men to fight overseas before Gallipoli.


Alpine fault earthquake will produce challenges

23 April 2015

A University of Canterbury geological sciences researcher says an alpine fault earthquake is likely to be markedly different to the Canterbury earthquakes.


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