Come along to the Teaching Awards Ceremony 7 June

Come along and show your support for colleagues who have won this year’s UC Teaching Awards.

Date: Tuesday, 7 June
Time: 10:30AM – 12:30PM
Venue: Undercroft 101, Puaka James Hight 


As the opening event of UC Teaching Week, the ceremony will include an introduction from Vice-Chancellor Dr Rod Carr, as well as a presentation from UCSA President James Addington on what students believe makes a great teacher.

You will find out the reason behind each winning award nomination and hear first-hand the teaching philosophy that motivates and drives each award winner.

Afterwards there will be an opportunity to network with other attendees.

The Awards Ceremony is open to all staff. If you would like to attend, please RSVP to Eleri Nugent, eleri.nugent@canterbury.ac.nz

Winners of the 2016 UC Teaching Awards:
– Phillipa Gourdie, Mathematics and Statistics
– Ben Kennedy, Geological Sciences
– Susanna Wilson, Teacher Education
– Sarah Wright, Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship
Teaching Innovation award:
– Erik Brogt (Academic Services), Tara Ross (Journalism), Thomas Wilson (Geological Sciences)


All Staff are warmly invited to workshops in UC Teaching Week, held on campus from 7-10 June.

Colleagues from across all colleges will provide illustrations of effective teaching strategies, followed by a chance to ask questions to enable you to adapt their practices to your own needs. Each workshop will have a series of short presentations followed by informal conversations. Booking is not required.