UC leadership training adopted by Wynyard Group

11 February 2016 International software company Wynyard Group is sending more of its staff to UC this year, after seeing the benefits of UC's leadership training. (read article)

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MBA helps with business startup

MBA helps with business startup

Watch a video of digital strategist and budding tech entrepreneur Nicola Valentine talking about her MBA

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Luke Gillespie's amazing trip to China

Gain an OE in your degree

See Luke Gillespie's amazing trip to China as part of his UC MGMT228 Chinese Business Practices and Culture study tour.

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Law at UC

Law at UC

Michael Copeland talks about what he loves about studying Law at university of Canterbury and the opportunities it provides for law internships and community engagement.

Commerce at UC

Commerce at UC

Marliese Liyanage describes what she loves about studying towards a commerce degree at University of Canterbury.

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Whether you're new to UC or a returning student, take the time to contact us for course advice and degree planning.

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Discover UC

Watch a short video clip to hear UC commerce and law student Claire talk about her UC experience.

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Studying Law at UC gives you the chance to learn from the lecturers who write the textbooks. Find out how Jennifer enjoys her studies and is challenging herself.

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More Business

Hear Althea talk about the Entre entrepreneurship scheme and how it provides UC students the opportunity to get practical experience in business while they study.

Thinking about Postgrad or Professional Development?

Enhance your leadership capability and business acumen. UC offers fulltime and part-time study options to suit your work commitments and career goals.

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Study Commerce at UC

A Commerce degree from the University of Canterbury will broaden your experience, knowledge and future job opportunities.

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Wondering where to next after you graduate?

Whether you are thinking about an academic career or extending your business and legal knowledge and skills, consider postgraduate studies in Business or Law at UC.

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School of Business and Economics earns prestigious AACSB Business Accreditation

The School of Business and Economics has earned initial accreditation by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

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Make a difference to the world

The School of Law has over 140 years of experience in leading legal research and teaching. Be part of a new generation of professionally relevant, community-focused law and criminal justice professionals

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Test your business ideas with the help of mentors and business connections

Entré is a student-run company at the University of Canterbury, inspiring students to aspire to excel in the business world.

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Awards for Excellence

Find out about the College of Business and Law Awards for Excellence and Young Enterprise Scheme first-year scholarships

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21 Day Challenge

A project to cultivate native bee hives for organic honey was named the winner of the UC 21 Day International Challenge. The Bee Team visited the community in Barangay Tarong to help the local community implement their business plan

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Experience a 360-degree view of our college by taking a virtual tour online through Google Map View. Zoom in, navigate, explore!

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UC Teaching Medal

The Teaching Medal is the University's highest award for teaching excellence. In 2015 medals were awarded to Professor Ursula Cheer, School of Law, and Dr Herb de Vries, Department of Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship (read more)

‘Doing a double degree in Arts and Law is a great combination as it provides a lot of variety...’

Ryan Keen Studying towards a BA in English and History
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Announcements and Events

Equal number of female, male lawyers for the first time

UC Dean of Law Professor Ursula Cheer featured on Radio NZ, commenting on gender equality in the legal profession (read more)

Open Door Course Advising

The College of Business and Law is running open door sessions for BCom, LLB and BCJ degree and course advice for new and returning students. No appointment is needed. Check out the session dates and times

MBA study leads to tech start-up

The UC MBA programme supports people to want to make the transition into business ownership, consultancy or significant leadership roles. Watch a video of digital strategist and budding tech entrepreneur Nicola Valentine online on YouTube and read more about Nicola's journey

Entré's Little Yellow Bird business takes off

For UC students Samantha Jones and Hannah Duder, securing the biggest contract yet for their ethical clothing company means more than just sales. Their Little Yellow Bird business is making headlines (read more)

Recognition of New Zealand university degrees by Malaysia

Te Pōkai Tara Universities New Zealand announced that in addition to Bachelor's degrees, our universities' Master's and Doctoral degrees will now be recognised by the Malaysian public service. New Zealand has a close and significant relationship with Malaysia includung strong ties in trade, education and security (read more)

Standing on the Shoulders of Midgets: Dominant Firms and Innovation Incentives

The Department of Economics and Finance hosted Luís Cabral, Paganelli-Bull Professor of Economics and International Business at New York University’s Stern School of Business in December. Professor Cabral’s research focuses on the dynamics of firm competition, from both antitrust and strategic perspectives. In his guest lecture he discussed his innovation model featuring asymmetry between large and small firms, technology transfer by acquisition, and the process of gradual innovation (watch his lecture online and read more)