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UC Connect: The future of tertiary education

24 March 2016

What can the five-year-old Productivity Commission add to a thousand-year-old institution?


UC earthquake researcher to receive prize in US

24 March 2016

Professor Brendon Bradley will be presented with a prestigious Earthquake Engineering Research Innovation Prize at a ceremony in the United States next month.


QS rankings: UC amongst world's top universities

22 March 2016

The independent international rankings agency QS has again placed the University of Canterbury amongst the world's most elite institutions.


UC wins national engineering prize for 10th time

22 March 2016

A team of four Mechanical Engineering students from the University of Canterbury's has won a national engineering prize, the Ray Meyer Medal for Excellence in Student Design.


UC chemists defy 'rules of attraction'

21 March 2016

UC researchers have discovered a very unusual chemical system that breaks the chemical 'rules of attraction'.


UC academic writes for UN on sustainability

18 March 2016

UC Associate Professor Bronwyn Hayward is one of 50 world experts, business leaders, and community advocates invited to contribute to a new United Nations report.


Record interest in Sport Coaching as a career

16 March 2016

The UC Bachelor of Sport Coaching degree has seen record growth, with enrolments increasing by 125 per cent.


The global refugee crisis and New Zealand's role

15 March 2016

In this upcoming UC Connect public lecture, the University of Canterbury will hear from Abbas Nazari, a UC Political Science postgraduate and former refugee from Afghanistan.


Spotlight on 'invisible women' shaping the law

15 March 2016

A seminar being held at the University of Canterbury tomorrow, called Women Behind The Law, will be an opportunity to shine a light on "invisible women".


Canterbury students aid in Fiji relief effort

11 March 2016

The quick organisational skills of a group of University of Canterbury students and their families have seen a 20-foot shipping container filled with emergency supplies sent to Fiji.


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