UC student launches clothing label website

31 July 2014 A University of Canterbury international business and law student has launched a New Zealand clothing label website aimed at female rural wear. (read article)

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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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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

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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Start planning your postgraduate study

Complement your undergraduate degree with a School of Business and Economics 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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‘The skills and experience I have built up through my postgraduate study lend themselves to working in a number of different environments...’

Sanjaya Kuruppu MCom in Accounting and Information Systems
PhD Student, University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia
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Announcements and Events

Develop your very own APP and win

Entries for Entré's 2014 APPS Challenge close 5pm, Friday 1 August. Visit www.entre.canterbury.ac.nz/appschallenge.shtml for details on how to enter and be in to win some great prizes. The 2013 APPS Challenge winner, Law and Accounting student Hannah Duder received a $10,000 grant to develop a political phone app and attract young voters (read more and watch Hannah's interview online at TV3's website)

ICT Careers Fair

Calling all students studying Information Systems and anything else connected with ICT. Get your CVs ready and come and talk to potential employers at the University of Canterbury's annual ICT Careers Fair, Tuesday 5 August, 3:30pm - 5:30pm, The Undercroft, James Hight Building (read more)

Money & Wontons: How China will impact your career

Ever thought about what it could be like to work in China in the future? Global China Connection Canterbury invites students and staff along to their Term 3 Panel Discussion on How China will impact your career, Wednesday 6 August, 6:30pm – 8:30pm, Alibi Cafe Student Lounge, Business and Law Building. Come and hear guest speakers discuss their understanding of China and what that will mean for you and your career. Networking opportunities will follow with free food (yes wontons!)
Check it out on GCC Canterbury's Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/events/668867293201482/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming

Applications for 2015 first-year scholarships close on 15 August

Applications are open now for the College of Business and Law first-year scholarships. These scholarships recognise the academic and extracurricular achievement of New Zealand secondary school students who are planning to study for a Bachelor of Commerce and/or Bachelor of Laws at UC (read more)

Global Students Club winter events

Christchurch Educated's Global Students Club are running three student events this winter including a photography workshop and field trip to Akaroa, a Hanmer day trip and a smartphone video competition and film night. All students are welcome to join in the fun (read more)

Executive Forum Series: Dr Antony Gough "Don't take no for an answer"

The Executive Development Programmes at UC are proud to present entrepreneur and innovative thinker Dr Antony Gough as guest speaker in our Executive Forum Series. Come and listen as Antony shares his wealth of commercial experiences and gain an insight into why he doesn't take "No" for an answer - Thursday 14 August, 4:30pm-5:30pm, Undercroft 101 Seminar Room, light refreshments and networking will follow (read more)