UC retains ranking in top three per cent in world

16 September 2014 The University of Canterbury has retained its ranking among the top three per cent of universities in the world. (read article)

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Careers in Journalism Information Session

Wednesday, Oct 1 between 1pm and 2pm, Erskine 111
Join University of Canterbury journalism lecturer Tara Ross and former UC graduates Shelley Nahr, RadioLive journalist and finalist for best new journalist at last year’s radio awards, and Georgina Stylianou, property and Rebuild reporter and a columnist for The Press, to talk about why journalism still matters – and why it needs you.

Daniel Halliday (University of Melbourne): Egalitarian Justice and Inherited Wealth

Tuesday 30 September, 11am to 1pm
I will outline an egalitarian account of the regulation of inheritance and bequest. The core proposal is that inheritance should be taxed in ways sensitive to the history of bequest in the relevant...
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Tatau 1978 - 2005 Mark Adams Photography Exhibition

Wednesday 10 September - Thursday 2 October
Paulo Sulu’ape was the pre-eminent Samoan tattooist of his generation. Mark Adams met him in 1978 and photographed his practice and that of his brothers and cousins. After Sulu’ape’s death in 1999...
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Family Ties

Friday 12 September - Friday 31 October
This exhibition draws on the collections of the University of Canterbury and Canterbury Museum to create a unique juxtaposition of documents and objects that bind the present to the past. From...
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Successful Models of Aboriginal Post-Secondary Education

Wednesday 1 October, 12pm to 1.30pm
Dr Vianne Timmons visiting indigenous leader President (Vice Chancellor) from the University of Regina in Canada will give a guest lecture: No Right Answer, but many possibilities: Successful...
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UC School of Music Lunchtime Concert: Piano Students

Thursday 2 October, 1pm to 1.50pm
Come and hear our wonderful Piano students in recital! Free and open to all More details TBC
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Oluwatoyin Kolawole (University of Botswana): ‘Whose knowledge counts?’ – Between ‘science’ and local knowledge

Tuesday 7 October, 11am to 1pm
The emergence of science as a dominant form of knowledge has a history. The rejection of theology and then philosophy (in that order) as a way of knowing led to the preference for another form of...
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UC Composition Workshop: Hiroyuki Yamamoto - Composer, and Kana Kotera - Euphonium

Monday 29 September, 3.30pm to 5pm
Hiroyuki Yamamoto (Composer) Hiroyuki Yamamoto was born in 1967 in Yamagata, Japan. He graduated from Composition Department of Tokyo University of Arts in 1990, and completed the graduate school...
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Media and Communication Seminar Series: "The Integration of Media and Marketing in Christianity in New Zealand"

Tuesday 7 October, 12pm to 12.50pm
The Media & Communication Seminar Series presented by Sam Anderson (MA candidate in Media & Communication) Abstract: On Christmas Day in 1814, the gospel of Jesus Christ was first proclaimed in...
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