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2016 UC Education Sports Coach of the Year

08 March 2016

The 2016 UC Education Sports Coach of the Year has been awarded to Canterbury Rugby Coach Scott Robertson


UC academic's new book on trans-Tasman gold rush

07 March 2016

A new book reveals the obscured historic connections forged between Australia and New Zealand during the gold rush period.


Human-Robot Interaction Conference hits Canterbury

04 March 2016

The first Human-Robot Interaction Conference in the Southern Hemisphere is being held in collaboration with the University of Canterbury in Christchurch next week.


UC acknowledges the passing of Ranginui Walker

04 March 2016

It is with sadness that the University of Canterbury acknowledges the passing of the New Zealand academic and powerful advocate for Māori, Professor Ranginui Walker.


Book examines the forces shaping social policy

03 March 2016

A new book aims to educate social work students on how policy is influenced, examining political ideologies and media framing.


UC student numbers increase for 2016

02 March 2016

Student numbers at the University of Canterbury have increased for the 2016 academic year due to a rise in both domestic and international enrolments.


Why music education matters

01 March 2016

UC Senior Lecturer in Music Education Dr Patrick Shepherd discusses why music education is vital for our young people to thrive.


Black holes making waves around the Universe

29 February 2016

Gravitational waves have been directly captured for the first time - Physics Professor David Wiltshire explains how this opens a new era of astronomy in his UC public lecture.


Ngai Tahu Research Centre hosts economy conference

24 February 2016

The University of Canterbury Ngāi Tahu Research Centre is hosting an international conference this week on what is needed to create a tribal economy.


UC annual result for 2015

24 February 2016

The University of Canterbury's annual result for 2015 shows encouraging financial progress towards a return to surplus by 2019, reports Vice-Chancellor Dr Rod Carr.


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