UC living-learning adventure for Auckland students
17 June 2015 The University of Canterbury (UC) has announced a "Go Canterbury" living-learning experience to encourage Auckland students to study at UC in Christchurch in 2016. (read article)
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.
Announcements and Events
The power of celebrity
Talk show icon Oprah Winfrey has announced plans to visit New Zealand for the first time. University of Canterbury marketing expert Associate Professor Ekant Veer says Oprah Winfrey is one of the few people whose influence crosses entertainment, politics and business (listen to Ekant's talk on NewstalkZB)
Accommodation preferences: What a girl needs?
A segment of the global women’s travel market is emerging in what is known as GGA - the girlfriend get away – for women who travel with other women for leisure purposes only. University of Canterbury tourism expert Dr Girish Prayag, Management has been investigating the trend (read more)
Marketing expert receives Teaching Medal
Associate Professor Paul Ballantine received the University of Canterbury’s Teaching Medal in recognition of his outstanding achievements and his contribution to the university as a lecturer, supervisor and head of department. The medal was presented at the Chancellor’s Dinner and University Council’s Awards evening held in November (read more)
Research medal for international tourism expert
Professor Michael Hall, a leading international sustainability and tourism researcher, has won the University of Canterbury’s annual Research Medal. The award goes to UC researchers whose work has been recognised as world class in their respective disciplines (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)
UC Marketing and Tourism research ranks top in New Zealand
The Tertiary Education Commission Performance Based Research Fund (PBRF) assessment continues to recognise the work of our leading researchers. UC is ranked first in marketing and tourism, and second in accounting, finance, management, human resources and industrial relations (read more)
Interactive BCom major degree plans:
- Human Resource Management
- International Business
- Operations and Supply Chain Management
- Strategy and Entrepreneurship.