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12 November 2018

For the first time, University of Canterbury Motorsport (UCM) students have designed and built two state-of-the-art race cars to enter in the highly competitive international Formula Student event this summer – one electric race car and the other driven by a more conventional combustion engine.

UCE Final Showcase 2018

08 November 2018

The UC Centre for Entrepreneurship (UCE) is excited to be kicking off their sixth annual Summer Startup Programme.

MYOB Hackdays 2018

06 November 2018

After receiving an award for the most feasible idea at the MYOB Hackdays Christchurch last month, we catch up UCE student, Palash Khandelwal, to hear about his team's great success.

Komodo Monitr Chris Bacon in action

02 November 2018

Komodo Monitr were announced as winners of entré’s $85k Start-Up Challenge 2018 earlier this month. We hear the story of their journey so far from UC student, Chris Bacon, the initial driving force of this great initiative.

Aspirations fundraiser UCE

01 November 2018

With a goal of achieving a higher employment rate for young people with intellectual disabilities across New Zealand, UC student Jess Scarsbrook, gives us an update on her story so far.

Trading Room Competition

30 October 2018

On the first anniversary of Sir John Key opening the UC Business School Trading Room, UC students have received awards from industry in the inaugural University of Canterbury Trading Competition Prize Giving.


27 October 2018

The University of Canterbury (UC), ChristchurchNZ, and Tourism Industry Aotearoa are working together on the project, which will help understand the economic, social and environmental impact of Airbnb in Canterbury. It will also look at the financial performance of Airbnb compared to the formal accommodation sector and how Canterbury rates against other regions.

Shanghai Shout 2018

18 October 2018

Last Tuesday at the Global China Connection (GCC) annual awards evening, three internship winners were announced for the Shanghai Shout Competition 2018.


17 October 2018

University of Canterbury Commerce student Harry Seagar is heading to Antarctica this summer after being awarded a Blake Antarctic Ambassadorship by the Sir Peter Blake Trust and Antarctica New Zealand.

SDS 2018 Dunedin

15 October 2018

As the UCE Deloitte Business Case Competition Programme wraps up, it’s time we reflect on some of the highlights and successes throughout the year.

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