Support softened impact of the earthquakes

30 July 2014 Support from partners, husbands, wives and spouses softened the impacts of depression following the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes, University of Canterbury research has found. (read article)

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Arts at UC video

Arts at UC

Mikaela Ruegg describes her passion for filmaking and why her study of history at UC is helping her towards reaching her goals

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Arts Internship Video

UC Arts Internship Programme

New projects are continually being developed for students with strong skills in media and communications, research and writing, social research/anthropology and urban studies, historical and cultural research and more...

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More Arts

Find out what Rachael loves about being a Fine Arts student at UC and hear her talk about her experience with the Arts Scholars programme.


Digital Humanities

Find out how you can gain an understanding of the digital world, learn how to preserve the past, work with us to preserve the present, and use next generation research tools...

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‘My degree provided me with the theory that underpins my work...’

Karen Argyle MSW (Applied)
Residential Team Leader, Te Poutama Ārahi Rangatahi, Barnardos
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Announcements and Events

Shane Cotton, Baseland

Saturday 7 June - Sunday 27 July, 10am to 4pm
A two-venue exhibition of compelling recent and new works by one of the biggest names in New Zealand art. Trained at the University of Canterbury’s School of Fine Arts, Shane Cotton’s works have over...
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UC School of Music Composition Workshop with Alison Isadora and Jan-Bas Bollen

Monday 28 July, 3.30pm to 5pm
ALISON ISADORA (b. 1962, Port Chalmers). Alison Isadora is a New Zealand composer, now resident in the Netherlands, of mostly stage, chamber, vocal, and multimedia works that have been...
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Harold Noonan (University of Nottingham): In Defence of the Sensible Theory of Indeterminacy

Tuesday 29 July, 11am to 1pm
Peter van Inwagen defines an account he calls the sensible theory of indeterminacy and attacks it. Boringly I shall be defending the sensible theory. The sensible theory is the theory that all...
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Student Series 1 'Re-Make Re-Model'

Wednesday 30 July - Friday 8 August, 10am to 4pm
Re-Make/ Re-Model is a show of new student work from Canterbury Fine Arts, with a focus on the process of making, re-working and re-thinking artistic practice. With media ranging from painting and...
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Weaving Generations Together Through Language

Wednesday 30 July, 12.30pm to 1.30pm
Lydia "Waleila" Carey, enrolled citizen, Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, Tahlequah - Adjunct Professor of English, The University of Oklahoma, Norman OK, will give a talk entitled "Weaving generations...
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FREE Concert: George and Noriko – contemporary Japanese performers

Sunday 24 August, 3.30pm
George and Noriko are incredibly talented contemporary Japanese musicians who reached the finals of 'Australia's Got Talent' in 2012. The UC is delighted to host their Christchurch concert as part of...
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