Two UC professors Women of Influence finalists

29 September 2015 Two University of Canterbury professors are among the finalists for the Women of Influence awards for 2015. (read article)

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Luke Gillespie's amazing trip to China

Gain an OE in your degree

See Luke Gillespie's amazing trip to China as part of his UC MGMT228 Chinese Business Practices and Culture study tour.

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Commerce at UC

Commerce at UC

Marliese Liyanage describes what she loves about studying towards a commerce degree at University of Canterbury.

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Commerce at UC

Need study advice?

Whether you're a new or returning student, take the time to talk to our student advisors, Malcolm and Ben, about your course options and degree planning.

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Discover UC

Discover UC

Watch a short video clip to hear UC commerce and law student Claire talk about her UC experience.

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More Business

More Business

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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Thinking about Professional Development?

Enhance your leadership capability and business acumen. UC Executive Development Programmes offer fulltime and part-time study options to suit your work commitments and career goals.

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Broaden your horizons
Study Commerce at UC

A Commerce degree from the University of Canterbury will broaden your experience, knowledge and future job opportunities.

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Differentiate yourself

Complement your undergraduate degree and gain a level of expertise and professional recognition with a UC postgraduate qualification.

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Advance your knowledge and skills with a Masters degree

The Masters in Commerce (MCom) is now offered as a 180 points degree that can be completed in 12 months full-time study, depending on your specialist area.

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Test your business ideas with the help of mentors and business connections

Entré is a student-run company at the University of Canterbury,inspiring students to aspire to excel in the business world.

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School of Business and Economics earns prestigous AACSB Business Accreditation

AACSB Accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in business education, placing the School in the top five percent of the world's business programmes.

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21 Day Challenge - Change the world, one community at a time

A project to cultivate native bee hives for organic honey was named the winner of the UC 21 Day International Challenge. The Bee Team will visit the community in Barangay Tarong to help the local community implement their concept in the middle of the year

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‘There are many activities that provide networking opportunities specially for PhD students...’

Poh Yen Ng PhD in Management
Senior Lecturer, RMIT International University, Hanoi
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Announcements and Events

UC Enrol – Tuesday 6 October

Enrolments are now open for 2016. Get ready for next year's study by coming along to UC Enrol, Tuesday 6 October, 10am–5pm. Staff from Student Liaison and Student Support will be based in the Info Hub in Undercroft. We also invite you and your whānau to meet College of Business and Law staff over morning tea at 10:45am, and afternoon tea at 2:45pm, Alibi Cafe, Ground Floor, Business and Law Building (read more)

International Accounting Scandals

Accounting scandals, creative accounting and fraud are perennial issues. The Department of Accounting and Information Systems invites you to hear one of the leading academics in the field of financial reporting, Professor Michael Jones, University of Bristol, discuss the business environments and motivations behind accounting scams and scandals across time, and their long-term impact (read more)

When: 5:30pm-6:30pm, Tuesday 13 October 2015
Where: LAWS 108 Lecture Theatre, Business and Law Building

Condliffe Lecture 2015 – Dr Terry Anderson

The Department of Economics and Finance is pleased to present Dr Terry Anderson, Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Property and Environment Research Center (PERC), Montana, and Stanford University, as guest speaker for our Condliffe Memorial Lecture 2015. Dr Anderson will discuss Free Market Environmentalism and the approach of using property rights and markets to address environmental problems, with a particular focus on lessons from and for fisheries management in New Zealand (read more)

When: 6pm – 7pm, Tuesday 17 November
Where: LAWS 108 Lecture Theatre, Ground Floor, Business and Law Building

Postgraduate Options

Studying for a postgraduate qualification can give you a level of expertise and professional recognition in your chosen field, and differentiate yourself in the job market. Check out UC postgraduate study options for part-time and fulltime study. Applications for 2016 UC Masters and PhD scholarships close on 15 October (read more)

Ako Aotearoa Tertiary Teaching Award

Congratulations to Dr Herb de Vries, Department of Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship, on receiving his Ako Aotearoa Tertiary Teaching Excellence Award. This national award recognises Dr de Vries' dedication and support of students through their course of study, business projects and careers. Long impressed with the difference great teachers can make to students’ lives, Dr de Vries has gone on to inspire others (read the media release and see the Te Ako webpage)