CCHL appoints four new director interns from UC

26 May 2016 Christchurch City Holdings has announced 12 successful recipients of their director internships, four of whom are strongly linked to the University of Canterbury. (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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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.

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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

The 2016 21 Day Pacific Challenge centers on Niue, with students focusing on assisting the Niuean community to conserve, protect and sustainably manage its food supply in a way that can be self-sufficient

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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!

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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)

‘Some of the skills I picked up, especially around presenting to groups, have proven invaluable...’

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Announcements and Events

Thinking about studying Business or Law?

It was great seeing so many people at the Christchurch Careers Expo. To find out about studying Law and Business at UC, come along to our UC Info Evening, Tuesday 31 May. Doors open at 6:15pm and presentations start at 6:30pm (read more)

Why wait when you can start your studies in Semester Two 2016. UC is offering reduced study costs and academic assistance to help you get started (terms and conditions apply). There is a wide range of study options available, from a preparatory course to undergraduate degrees, diplomas and masters study (read more)

Gearing up for the CFA Institute Research Challenge

We're recruiting for our 2016 UC CFA Challenge student team. If you have a strong background in Economics, Finance and Accounting, here's your chance to represent UC at the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute's Global Investment Research Challenge. Applications close 3 June (read more)

UC Connect: 2016 Condliffe Memorial Lecture

Janet Currie, Henry Putnam Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University and the Director of Princeton’s Center for Health and Well Being is our guest speaker at the 2016 Condliffe Memorial Lecture. Professor Currie will explore the topic of "Early Life and the Roots of Economic Inequality" and provide an overview of the literature highlighting the importance of early childhood and the fact that while children are fragile, they are also resilient (read more and register online)

When: Monday 4 July, 5:30pm–6:30pm
Where: Undercroft 101 Seminar Room, Puaka–James Hight Building

Extend your reach into the digital market

Apply now for our new MKTG316 Digital Marketing course starting in Semester Two. This course will prepare you to use digital marketing platforms to make effective business decisions and cover social media marketing, search engine optimisation, and mobile marketing techniques. Associate Professor Ekant Veer tells you more in this YouTube clip or you can download the brochure (PDF, 99KB) and check out the course information online

Apply for the MGMT228 study tour

What if an OE was part of your degree? If you missed the MGMT228 information session, check out the presentation online and make sure you get your application in by 15 July 2016.

UC team win SDS Round One

Congratulations to our UC team winning first place at the Student Development Society (SDS) Round One Business Case Competition, hosted by Auckland Business School (read more)

What makes a good lawyer?

UC Dean of Law Professor Ursula Cheer and four other well-known law experts share their views in this April LawTalk article