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UC students make the world their campus

22 December 2016

With summer here, hundreds of UC students are heading around the globe to gain hands-on experiences, learn new skills and make a difference in communities near and far.

UC experts' uplifting news for Kaikōura reefs

21 December 2016

University of Canterbury scientists have been keenly observing the effects of the seismic uplift of 14 November on the coastal areas of Kaikōura.

UC scientist bugs out for Te Papa exhibition

19 December 2016

From shaving the eye of a bee to zombie cockroaches, UC Adjunct Professor Simon Pollard has spent the last year advising Te Papa and Weta Workshop on a new science exhibition.

UC Motorsport team in electric race car first

15 December 2016

UC Motorsport has made history in Melbourne becoming the first team to win a dynamic event at the Australasian Formula SAE competition with an electric race car.

Ngāi Tahu scholarship takes UC student to the Ice

15 December 2016

A group of adventurous University of Canterbury students is swapping a classic Kiwi summer for sub-zero temperatures in Antarctica.

Professing a lifelong love of learning

15 December 2016

University of Canterbury Statistics Professor Jennifer Brown is graduating with her fourth tertiary qualification this month.

Becoming the best version of yourself at UC

13 December 2016

University of Canterbury student Jordan Maher is graduating with a Bachelor of Engineering with Honours this week. The Pasifika student shared his journey with us

Teaching graduate's photo predicts her future

09 December 2016

The first person in her family to earn a tertiary qualification, Nina Vailu'u will graduate in the University of Canterbury graduation ceremony on Wednesday, 14 December.

Prof Roy Kerr honoured in UC Chancellor's Dinner

07 December 2016

The University of Canterbury has awarded the rare honour of the Canterbury Distinguished Professor title to Emeritus Professor Roy Kerr.

Michael Tarren-Sweeney awarded UC Innovation Medal

07 December 2016

UC's Innovation Medal has been awarded to Associate Professor Michael Tarren-Sweeney, who developed the Assessment Checklist Series.

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