Student entrepreneur crowdfunds yak-wool clothing
28 November 2016 UC student Stefan Warnaar is the founder of Peak to Plateau - a startup company making outdoor clothing using yak wool from the Tibetan Plateau. (read article)
MBA helps with business startup
Watch a video of digital strategist and budding tech entrepreneur Nicola Valentine talking about her MBA
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.
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.
Get your study programme sorted
Whether you're new to UC or a returning student, take the time to contact us for course advice and degree planning.
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.
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.
Broaden your horizons
Study Commerce at UC
A Commerce degree from the University of Canterbury will broaden your experience, knowledge and future job opportunities.
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.
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.
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
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.
Awards for Excellence
Find out about the College of Business and Law Awards for Excellence and Young Enterprise Scheme first-year scholarships
21 Day Challenge
The UC 21 Day International Challenge is an opportunity like no other in New Zealand. Student teams develop projects to make a real difference and have the chance to implement them in the community.
Take a virtual tour
Experience a 360-degree view of our college by taking a virtual tour online through Google Map View. Zoom in, navigate, explore!
UC Teaching Medal
The Teaching Medal is the University's highest award for teaching excellence. A 2016 UC Teaching Medal was awarded to Dr Sarah Wright, Department of Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship (read more)
A Story for Christchurch
Take a look at this new video produced by Christchurch Airport called A Story for Christchurch. It features UC students and our campus, and shows how Christchurch is a great place to grow, connect and find balance (watch the Youtube video online)
This is Christchurch Educated
Welcome to Canterbury, a region of opportunity and home of the world’s most modern and revitalised city. Check out Christchurch Educated's new Youtube video
Announcements and Events
Enrol for 2017
Applications to enrol are open for 2017. Get in touch with our student advisors for the BCom, LLB or BCJ, or our postgraduate coordinators to plan your study programme for next year, or visit the UC website to apply and enrol
Commerce Student Advice Drop-in Weeks
Our Commerce student advisors are running drop-in sessions during December, January and February for new and current students. If you have any questions about the BCom degree or your courses for 2017, come in to see us and get your study plans sorted. Check out the session dates and times online
UC Connect: Rewriting Judgments: Feminism in Action
New Zealand lawyers and legal academics are part of a global project in which they are challenged to think about the law in a different way to rewrite key judgments. Feminist Judgments Project Aotearoa: Te Rino contributes to the growing collection of international publications containing rewritten judicial decisions and was the subject of a recent UC Connect panel discussion (read more)
Entré 85K Challenge winners announced
Congratulations to all of our winners, announced at the entré Annual Awards. The grand winners were Anteater (Peter Randrup, Rebecca De Prospo and Duncan Shand), with Sonder Leather (James Richardson) taking the runner up prize (read more)
UC Connect: Rob Fyfe, Dare to be Different
At a UC Connect lecture, Icebreaker chief executive, UC alumni and honorary doctorate recipient Rob Fyfe shared his experience leading three very different companies over the last 15 years. Rob spoke about his unique approach to change, his successes and failures, and his perspective on risk taking (watch the lecture recording on YouTube)
Brexit: a view from afar
In a “light” and “accessible” legal seminar, Professor Philip Joseph recently explored the giant leap into the unknown that the vote for Brexit has triggered (read more)