UC students start their 21-day Challenge

4 May 2015 Thirty students tomorrow start their 21-day International Challenge tomorrow, working with NZ business leaders to change the lives of a struggling community in the Philippines (read article)

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MGMT228 study tour - applications are now open

If you're a current UC student interested in learning about business in China and combining your studies with an OE, apply now for the 2015 study tour (read more)

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)

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