UC retains ranking in top three per cent in world

16 September 2014 The University of Canterbury has retained its ranking among the top three per cent of universities in the world. (read article)

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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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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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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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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 prestigous 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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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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‘I enjoy the differences between the two degrees and the challenges...’

James Addington Studying towards a Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing and a Bachelor of Laws
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Announcements and Events

NZEEL Distinguished Lecture 2014

The New Zealand Experimental Economics Laboratory recently presented Professor Robert Slonim, School of Economics, University of Sydney, as guest speaker for the 2014 NZEEL Distinguished Lecture. Professor Slonim spoke on 'The Science of Giving, Economics, and Improving Blood Supply' (read more)

What if... entrepreneurs led the Christchurch rebuild?

Entrepreneurs recognise and pursue opportunities that others simply ignore. They start ventures, create products and markets, and bear the risk of failure. In the August What if lecture, Associate Professor Sussie Morrish, Department of Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship, spoke about the entrepreneurial mindset and why the Christchurch rebuild is a hotbed of entrepreneurial opportunities (watch the lecture online via YouTube)

Economics team studying workers' comparing wages

A University of Canterbury economics research team is looking at fairness of the job assignments and whether workers are sensitive to the wages of their co-workers. The research team, headed by Associate Professor Maros Servátka, is investigating if workers react to the employers’ decisions about job allocations and if employers consider the importance of the job assignment process and reduce wage differences (read more)

School of Business and Economics earns prestigous AACSB Business Accreditation

The School of Business and Economics at the University of Canterbury has earned initial accreditation by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. AACSB Accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in business education, and has been earned by less than five percent of the world's business programmes (read more)

New phone app encourages young voters

Law and Accounting student Hannah Duder received a $10,000 grant to develop a political phone app for young voters to show their interest in the policies being presented in election year (read more and watch Hannah's interview online at TV3's website)