College of Business and Law - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Cochlear scholarship winner targets injustice

11 October 2016 A University of Canterbury law student has been recognised as one of the most outstanding young people with a Cochlear implant in Australasia. (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

Discover UC

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

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More Law

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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Broaden your horizons
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 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.

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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. A 2016 UC Teaching Medal was awarded to Dr Sarah Wright, Department of Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship (read more)

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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)

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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

‘The skills I learned in team management will stick with me for the rest of my life...’

David White MEM
Interest Rate Risk Manager, ANZ Bank
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Announcements and Events

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 Ceremony on 4 October. 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)

Summer School enrolments open 4 October

Summer School gives you an opportunity to get ahead in your studies. Commerce ald Law summer school courses include: ACCT 312, ECON 339, LAWS 348, LAWS 359, LAWS 382 and MKTG 204. Some courses may have limited entry (view the brochure pdf online)

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)

Thesis in Three - College Round winners

The College of Business and Law round of the 2016 Thesis in Three competition was held on 23 August. Well done to all of our postgraduate presenters. Congratulations to the winners selected to proceed onto the UC Final - Julia Read, Peter Harris and Aileen Odgers (read more)

Law education responding to technology

In a Law Talk article, Professor Ursula Cheer comments that technological developments may be very useful in making justice more accessible to those who cannot currently afford to pay a lawyer or go to court, perhaps through low level forms of online dispute resolution (read the Law Talk article online)