Record growth in gross domestic product
3 December 2013 The 2013 economic highlight for New Zealand is the record growth in gross domestic product, driven largely by the Canterbury rebuild and housing demand in Auckland. (read article)
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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.
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Announcements and Events
College relocation and closure over the Christmas/New Year Period 2013/2014
The College of Business and Law is moving back to the main campus between 13-20 December. The College main office and reception will be closed from the end of business on Thursday 19 December and will re-open on Monday, 6 January 2014. Our College Update webpage has information on enrolments, contacting student advisors and viewing exam scripts (read more)
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Applications to enrol for the Bachelor of Commerce and postgraduate business and economics programmes are now open. Contact a student advisor for undergraduate enquiries or a postgraduate coordinator for information and application details for our Honours and Masters programmes. If you know what you plan to study then take the next step to enrol now (read more)
Awards recognise excellence and innovation in research and teaching
The annual School of Business and Economics research showcase was held in November. The 2013 Early Career Research Award was presented to Dr Sanna Malinen, Department of Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship. The presentation also recognised the research work of our postgraduate students (read more)
Congratulations to David Fortin, Sanna Malinen and Laura Meriluoto on receiving the School of Business and Economics Staff Teaching awards for 2013 (read more)
What if...Men could become 'mothers'?
The debate over the struggle for parenthood-related rights highlights the tension between the demands of the career market and the needs of the family. Men could become `mothers’ in modern society and provide the child care that mothers traditionally do. University of Canterbury (UC) gender expert, Associate Professor Annick Masselot presented a 'What If...' public lecture on the issue on Wednesday 13 November 2013 (view Annick's interview on TV One's Breakfast show)
Young entrepreneurs celebrated
The School of Business and Economics recently hosted the Young Enterprise Scheme Canterbury Regional Awards on campus. Amidst the celebrations marking this year's student successes in Christchurch and Nelson, the UC YES Canterbury scholarship 2013 was awarded to
Henry Poynter of Middleton Grange School, and the UC YES Top of South scholarship 2013 was awarded to Nikita-Marie Day of Nayland College (read more)