Meet the two UCArts alumni behind Two Productions and read about their plan to make Christchurch the “innovative theatre hub of NZ”!

New company wants to make Christchurch the "innovative theatre hub of NZ''
UC Engineering's new state-of-the-art Chemical and Process Engineering (CAPE) wing was completed in December and is all set for teaching to begin in Semester 1. Here's a sneak peek inside!
Here's a perspective you probably haven't seen before! A bird's-eye view of the University of Canterbury Library and surrounding buildings. Photo: Trent Jorgenson.
One of the world's leading literary critics and poets, Harvard University Professor Stephen Burt, will discuss New Zealand poetry in an event hosted by the English Department - University of Canterbury at Scorpio Books.

Reading New Zealand Poetry around the world
On this day in 1935, Chancellor and former Vice-Chancellor John MacMillan Brown passed away, leaving a significant bequest to the University, including his private library of over 15,000 books.

John Macmillan Brown was born in 1846 at Irvine, Scotland, the son of a ship owner, and educated at Irvine Academy. He proceeded to the Universities of Edinburgh and Glasgow, where he graduated with...
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UC Science biology postgrads Stephanie Galla and Ilina Cubrinovska are studying the genetics of the critically-endangered kakī/black stilt and tuturuatu/shore plover to inform captive breeding management and conservation efforts. Check out these fantastic pics from their recent visit to The Isaac Conservation and Wildlife Trust!
16 UC Science students have been doing field work on Banks Peninsula and in the Westport region as part of the GEOL 111 Summer Course – Planet Earth: An Introduction to Geology. Led by Dr Paul Ashwell and Regine Morgenstern, the students are learning how to use rocks to understand the geological history of these areas.
NCEA results day can be emotional... how are you feeling?

Whether or not you got the results you were hoping for, don't forget our Liaison team is on hand to offer advice: [ Link ]
UC research has influenced a Government proposal to ban personal care products containing plastic microbeads!

UC research influences Government's microbead ban
How bout that sunset on Saturday? Check out this spectacular skyscape, taken outside the UC Business and Law building by Instagrammer @cohvyllow - [ Link ]
Wanting to make the move to a career in ICT? Shift with a Graduate Diploma in ICT from the new Signal ICT Grad School!

SHIFT – Signal
UC Science researchers are working with NIWA New Zealand to reveal what delays recovery of degraded rivers and streams and why waterways themselves can prove resistant to attempts to replenish them.

'Designer' ecosystems could boost river clean-ups - National - NZ Herald News
Views from UCArts' Karl Popper building on this balmy Christchurch morning; UC Business and Law and its leafy surrounds with the Port Hills in the distance.
Who else is jazzed about the new Christchurch Adventure Park!? Just a bike-ride from campus and an awesome addition to the amazing playground we live in!

Adventure Park 'puts Christchurch on the map'
Three generations of the McConnell family share more than just a last name – they all studied at UC, with a strong passion for engineering.

Famous family engineers the future at UC
Summer School, UC Science style. 18 students are participating in Water Resource Management WATR203 through Jan/Feb. It's a freshwater science field skills course that you can really immerse yourself in. #punlife
Helloooooo Tuesday! Glorious day in the Garden City. :) ☀
The Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve – home to UC’s Mt John Observatory and one of the best star-gazing sites in the world.

New Zealand's greatest gifts: Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve
When the fully refurbished engineering precinct is completed this year, UC Engineering students will learn in some of the most exciting, inspiring and hands-on teaching environments in the southern hemisphere. Check out what's in store.
UC's Okeover House, 1978. Caption this #TBT and you could WIN...

...the respect of your peers. :p