Increasing number of first year students enrolled
11 March 2014 University of Canterbury Vice-Chancellor Dr Rod Carr says an increase in first-year student enrolments for 2014 shows the University is on track for future growth. (read article)
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.
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.
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Announcements and Events
What if...Health promotion campaigns actually worked?
Associate Professor by Ekant Veer will present the first What if Wednesdays lecture of the year, on Wednesday 12 March, 7pm, in the C3 Lecture Theatre, Central Lecture Block. The talk will take a consumer behaviourist perspective to first understand how people consume and engage in behaviours that may be deemed unhealthy; then use the same motivations to engage people to consume in a healthier manner. It draws heavily on research by Associate Professor Veer and other consumer researchers engaged in initiatives to promote public health in New Zealand and internationally (read more)
Careers Fairs and Employment EventsCareers fairs and employment events can help you find out about student or graduate employment in your area of interest. The Law Recruitment Evening is on Tuesday 11 March, 6.30pm-9pm, Undercroft. The Commerce Careers Fair is on Wednesday 19 March, 3.30pm-6.30pm (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 UCHu 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)
Prime Minister's Scholarships to Asia
The Prime Minister’s Scholarships for Asia (PMSA) are awards supporting top undergraduate or postgraduate students wanting to undertake study or research in Asia. Applications for the first round are now open and must be submitted before 28 March 2014 (read more)
What's On in Business and Law?
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