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Student life returns to Christchurch’s Arts Centre

Student life returns to Christchurch’s Arts Centre

Wednesday, 17 May 2017 12:21 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Featured Popular

Student life has returned to the Arts Centre in Christchurch’s central city.

University building a timber-technology first for NZ

University building a timber-technology first for NZ

Thursday, 4 May 2017 8:00 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

The University of Canterbury has signed a contract with Dominion Constructors for a state-of-the-art building in the University’s new Science precinct that will push the boundaries of multi-storey timber-framed construction in New Zealand.

Learning from recent earthquakes

Learning from recent earthquakes

Monday, 13 March 2017 9:52 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

Animals and natural disasters - Learning from recent earthquakes

University releases future plans for campus

University releases future plans for campus

Monday, 23 January 2017 9:20 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

A University of Canterbury master plan to guide campus development for the next 30 years proves the University has largely completed its earthquake recovery, according to Vice-Chancellor Dr Rod Carr.

Tsunami threat real in 7.8 quake and aftershocks

Tsunami threat real in 7.8 quake and aftershocks

Friday, 18 November 2016 7:22 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

Canterbury earthquake engineers win international honour

Canterbury earthquake engineers win international honour

Tuesday, 4 October 2016 4:39 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

Two University of Canterbury (UC) earthquake engineers have been honoured at an American convention for the world-class excellence of their post-quake research assessing liquefaction hazards in Christchurch.

UC quake research in world-first ‘Ferrari’ overbridge

UC quake research in world-first ‘Ferrari’ overbridge

Monday, 25 July 2016 2:58 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

In a significant advance in engineering, Christchurch’s newest overpass features a world-first in quake-resilient technology described as the “Ferrari” of bridges, developed in Christchurch by University of Canterbury engineers.

Bolder building solutions research

Bolder building solutions research

Thursday, 7 July 2016 3:56 p.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

Building solutions that challenge conventional construction wisdom are being researched, modelled and tested by University of Canterbury academic Dr Geoffrey Rodgers as he re-examines what defines a ‘strong’ building.

What makes the tourism industry more resilient?

What makes the tourism industry more resilient?

Wednesday, 8 June 2016 11:26 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

Organisational resilience in the tourism industry, particularly in a post-disaster environment, is at the heart of innovative marketing research at the University of Canterbury.

Historic telescope will return stargazing to city

Historic telescope will return stargazing to city

Monday, 30 May 2016 9:16 a.m. by CanterburyUniversity Popular

The University of Canterbury (UC) Foundation charity aims to bring back a piece of Christchurch’s astronomical heritage by restoring the Townsend Teece Telescope to the city centre.

About UC Quake Recovery


The UC Earthquake Recovery page has been created to assist the University of Canterbury to share information with staff and students about the status of our campus after the Earthquakes of 2010/2011.
Mission
The UC Earthquake Recovery page has been created to assist the University of Canterbury to share information with staff and students about the status of our campus after the Earthquakes of 2010/2011.
Company Overview
The University of Canterbury is located in Christchurch, the largest city in New Zealand's South Island. UC offers world-class research, inspirational teaching, a vibrant campus environment and a great student lifestyle with students from around the world.
Description
The University has Colleges of Arts, Engineering, Education, Science, Business and Economics and a School of Law. UC is open for business and students can enrol for courses in the 2011/2012 summer programme now.

 

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