UC student launches clothing label website
31 July 2014 A University of Canterbury international business and law student has launched a New Zealand clothing label website aimed at female rural wear. (read article)
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
Marliese Liyanage describes what she loves about studying towards a commerce degree at University of Canterbury.
Watch a short video clip to hear UC commerce and law student Claire talk about her UC experience.
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.
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.
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Announcements and Events
Develop your very own APP and win
Entries for Entré's 2014 APPS Challenge close 5pm, Friday 1 August. Visit www.entre.canterbury.ac.nz/appschallenge.shtml for details on how to enter and be in to win some great prizes. The 2013 APPS Challenge winner, Law and Accounting student Hannah Duder received a $10,000 grant to develop a political phone app and attract young voters (read more and watch Hannah's interview online at TV3's website)
ICT Careers Fair
Calling all students studying Information Systems and anything else connected with ICT. Get your CVs ready and come and talk to potential employers at the University of Canterbury's annual ICT Careers Fair, Tuesday 5 August, 3:30pm - 5:30pm, The Undercroft, James Hight Building (read more)
Executive Forum Series: Dr Antony Gough "Don't take no for an answer"
The Executive Development Programmes at UC are proud to present entrepreneur and innovative thinker Dr Antony Gough as guest speaker in our Executive Forum Series. Come and listen as Antony shares his wealth of commercial experiences and gain an insight into why he doesn't take "No" for an answer - Thursday 14 August, 4:30pm-5:30pm, Undercroft 101 Seminar Room, light refreshments and networking will follow (read more)
Applications for 2015 first-year scholarships close on 15 August
Applications are open now for the College of Business and Law first-year scholarships. These scholarships recognise the academic and extracurricular achievement of New Zealand secondary school students who are planning to study for a Bachelor of Commerce and/or Bachelor of Laws at UC (read more)
What if...access to our courts were free?
The community may be forgiven in thinking that only the principled and/or the rich willingly go to court. For the rest, it may seem that access to the courts are either a grim reality or a necessary result of insufficient funds to hire scary enough lawyers. Associate Professor Chris Gallavin, Dean of the School of Law, talks about access to courts and barriers to justice in the July What if lecture series (connect to the lecture recording online at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NnB_jY01wrQ&index=1&list=PL1D0DE06F56864BA4)
Global Students Club winter events
Christchurch Educated's Global Students Club are running three student events this winter including a photography workshop and field trip to Akaroa, a Hanmer day trip and a smartphone video competition and film night. All students are welcome to join in the fun (read more)