The Centre for Evaluation and Monitoring at UC has launched the Great KIWI English, mathematics and science competitions for New Zealand primary, intermediate and secondary schools!

Making children proud to be Great KIWI learners
We're excited to announce that the Student Volunteer Army will be running our Instagram account for this weekend's #studenttakeover! Follow @ucnz for a weekend of volunteering and fun times on the SVA Camp: Hanmer Springs!

Instagram post by University of Canterbury • Mar 24, 2017 at 12:15am UTC
Friday vibes ☉
Check out these amazing pics from UC students on overseas exchanges in 2016! Got fomo? You can find info on UC’s exchange programmes at [ Link ]
The Cantabs - Student Supporters Army packed out 'The Bank' at AMI Stadium on Friday, cheering the BNZ Crusaders to an epic victory over The Blues. Here are a few snaps! #crusadeon
We're getting excited for Christchurch Educated's Christchurch City Student Welcome at the Christchurch Art Gallery Te Puna o Waiwhetu next Tuesday! All students in Christchurch and Canterbury are invited, as are host families and international staff. Hit the link to register!

Christchurch Student Welcome- March 28th 2017
Congratulations to UC Engineering Professor Brendon Bradley, who has been presented with one of New Zealand’s top science prizes, the Prime Minister’s MacDiarmid Emerging Scientist Prize!

Christchurch earthquake engineer claims top science award
The latest exhibition in UC’s Matariki Gallery features an eclectic selection of works recently acquired by the University. Pop in for a ‘Look, Look, See’ – it’s free and runs until 14 May.

Look, Look, See
Congratulations to UC Engineering's EnduroKiwis, whose little eco-car has won a major international award for design excellence! Judges at the Shell Eco-Marathon in Singapore noted that its build quality was the best they have ever seen!

Design award for EnduroKiwis at Singapore Shell Eco-Marathon
Students have been enjoying some puppy love today courtesy of 10 delightful pooches who visited each of the four University of Canterbury Library locations to kick Week of the Geek!
Native birds are thriving at UC! A recent survey by UC Science Biology students revealed that in the last 26 years, all native species increased in range and abundance, with an increase of almost 500% in the total number of native birds observed on campus!

UC students discover native birds thriving on Ilam campus
The University of Canterbury and UC Foundation are thrilled to partner with the RSA National and Student Volunteer Army to support the second Serve for NZ: Anzac Day. From UC’s earliest beginnings in 1873, making a difference to our communities has been a focus of what we do. Today, we strive to create graduates who embrace diversity, get involved and change the world. Be part of the proud...
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Serve For New Zealand: Anzac Day 2017
Picture perfect conditions in Christchurch tonight for the BNZ Crusaders vs The Blues and the Cantabs - Student Supporters Army are in full voice!
Our crack team of eco-warriors is ready to roll in Singapore! Eight UC Engineering students are at the Shell Eco-Marathon Asia, a competition in which teams from universities and technical institutes design, build and drive the most economical vehicle possible.

Kiwi eco-warriors all set to drive through to victory
It’s #studenttakeover time again! Tonight, UC Science student Maddie Lysaght will be running our Instagram account as she and the Cantabs - Student Supporters Army watch the BNZ Crusaders take on The Blues! Follow @ucnz and see what unfolds!

Instagram post by University of Canterbury • Mar 16, 2017 at 11:14pm UTC
Lá fhéile Pádraig sona dhaoibh! Happy St Patrick's Day everyone. May the luck of the Irish be with you! ☘
University of Canterbury Library’s Week of the Geek kicks off on Monday! The week is all about helping students connect with clubs, key services around campus and with each other. Add on Snapchat to follow the action!

University of Canterbury
UC Political Scientist Bronwyn Hayward is one of the lead authors working on the UN IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5C. Here she shares her personal views with

Q&A: Can we keep global warming to 1.5C? - National - NZ Herald News
Sunshine! So nice to see you again
UC students have access to cheaper flats than those in Auckland, Wellington or Dunedin, meaning they have more spare cash to make the most of their time at uni!