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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Science study at UC doesn’t just take place in a lecture theatre or lab. Find out what Laura is researching at our Cass Field Station, an amazing facility for students.

Tales from the Nigerian Field Station

Matt Walters from the School of Biological Sciences is currently working at a College of Science field station, on the Mambilla Plateau in Taraba, Nigeria.
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Nigerian Montane Forest Project

Summer School on Ice

Emperor Penguins, helicopter rides, visiting Scott's hut - PhD student Daniel Price shot this footage while spending three weeks in McMurdo Sound as part of his studies with Gateway Antarctica.

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‘I feel the real use of my degree is the critical thinking ability that I learned...’

Catherine Cumpstone Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences and Statistics
Statistical Analyst, Statistics New Zealand, Christchurch
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Announcements

Rose Centre for Stroke Recovery and Research

The Rose Centre for Stroke Recovery and Research is a new University initiative focused on improving rehabilitative outcomes for patients following stroke. Read more.

College of Science Office Relocation to Okeover House

As part of the early enabling works for the construction of the Regional Science & Innovation Centre (RSIC), and planned demolition of the Old Maths Building, the College of Science Office has been temporarily relocated to Alice Candy House from Thursday, 21 August until Friday, 3 October when it will be permanently relocated to Okeover House from Monday, 6 October. Please note there will be disruption to College Services on Friday, 3 October, and Monday, 6 October due to our relocation.

We thank you in anticipation for your co-operation and patience during this period of disruption to College services.

New Masters of Speech and Language Pathology (MSLP)

This new qualification became available in 2014. The MSLP is a full time two-year graduate-entry professional qualification to practice as a speech language pathologist/therapist (more)

Masters Scholarship Opportunities

The Biomolecular Interaction Centre (BIC) has several masters scholarships available: Studying Diagnostic Markers for Diabetic Complications (PDF, 704KB) and Protein Nanofibers Based Bionanotechnologies (PDF, 469KB). (Read more about BIC)

Bachelor of Health Sciences

The Bachelor of Health Sciences is the only tertiary qualification in New Zealand which allows graduates to meet the New Zealand competencies in Public Health and in Health Promotion. (more)

Science, Maori and Indigenous Knowledge

The Maori and Indigenous worldviews and the "scientific world view" have often been thought to be mutually exclusive but, upon closer scrutiny, it is evident that they are not. (more)

Science Innovation and Entrepreneurship Courses

The Graduate Certificate in Science, Innovation and Entrepreneurship has been designed to create graduates who will be innovative and entrepreneurial. (more)