Entrepreneur to receive honorary doctorate

16 April 2014 One of New Zealand's most passionate political, philanthropic business entrepreneurs will receive a University of Canterbury honorary doctorate at graduation tomorrow. (read article)

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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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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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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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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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Announcements and Events

Commerce Graduation Celebration Morning Tea

Our College hosted our Commerce graduands and their family and friends at a morning tea celebration in the Undercroft (see photos).
Congratulations to all of our graduating students on their achievements and all the best for your future endeavours.

Morning Tea with Antony Gough

Entrepreneur Antony Gough visited the College of Business and Law and met staff and students at a special morning tea (see photos). Mr Gough will receive an Honorary Doctor of Commerce at our UC graduation ceremony on Tuesday (read more).

Australasian Teaching Economics Conference

The School of Economics and Finance will host the 19th Annual Australasian Teaching Economics Conference, on 7&8 July 2014 at the University of Canterbury. Papers on any aspect of economics education, financial literacy education, and teaching practice are welcome (read more)

Deputy governor of China’s central bank gives public lecture at UC

Hu Xiaolian, a deputy governor of the People's Bank of China, gave a public lecture on “Monetary Policy in China: Past, Present and Future” at UC on Tuesday 25 February (read more) View the lecture recording online at http://ucstream.canterbury.ac.nz:8080/econ/public/

Smiths City CEO, Rick Hellings, tells it like it is

The University of Canterbury Executive Development Programme were delighted to have Smiths City CEO Rick Hellings come and speak to the programme’s Masters students recently. Rick has been with Smiths City since the 1980s. Before that, he worked for Noel Leeming, another major retailer in New Zealand (read more)

What's On in Business and Law?

For notices on what's happening at the College of Business and Law check out our College Update. It lists notices for open lectures, careers and employment fairs and seminars, clubs and societies news and other events on campus