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)
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.
Possibly one of the best opportunities that I’ve had so far in my life…
Nikolai Gets BA in Japanese and Psychology and BCom
International Sales Executive, Morito, Japan
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)
Project aims to improve the reach of social services
A three year research project has secured $1.4 million of Government funding to strengthen ways for social services to engage with families/whānau. Senior Lecturer, Dr Jörg Finsterwalder says this research project is not only relevant nationally but also globally because research related to improving wellbeing has been named one of the top ten research priorities (read the press release at Scoop Media online)
UC team wins a Dragon's Den competition
The UC commerce team of Ellie Barrett, Josh Gray, Chris Cox and Jason Mckenzie won the marketing competition over 175 other UC business students for producing the concept of Berocca On-The-Go, to be marketed in New Zealand by Bayer (read more)
UC Marketing and Tourism research ranks top in New Zealand
The 2013 Tertiary Education Commission Performance Based Research Fund (PBRF) assessment continues to recognise the work of our leading researchers (read more)
Interactive BCom major degree plans:
- Human Resource Management
- International Business
- Operations Management
- Strategy and Entrepreneurship.