Category Archives: Events

UC Staff Winter Wellness Event

Wednesday 29 July, 11.30am -1.30pm, NZi3 Foyer

Winter is here and UC aims to encourage all staff to stay both physically and emotionally well at this time of year. The UC Staff Winter Wellness Event is an informal opportunity to access some of the wellness provisions available to you as a staff member.

Come along during your lunch break to browse the expo style event; stop and listen to our presenters speak about the importance of good sleep, nutrition and exercise; chat to our experts; learn more about the benefits available to you and pick up some freebies!

For more information see the Winter Wellness Event intranet page.


Maori Research Colloquium

3 July, 12-5.30pm, Undercroft 101

The Office of the AVC Māori and Research & Innovation are hosting a colloquium in July, with the theme “Sharing, Celebrating and Growing Māori Research at the University of Canterbury”. The event will include a keynote presentation by Professor Linda Tuhiwai Smith, individual speakers discussing challenges, opportunities and emerging areas for Māori research in the university context, and staff and student presentations about current research highlights. Lunch and afternoon tea will be provided.

If you would like to attend, please email Tracy Rohan.

Open Day – We need you!

UC’s Open Day will be held on Thursday 9 July 2015, 9.30am-5pm, and we need you to help us deliver a spectacular day.

UC staff involvement is essential to provide a friendly and welcoming atmosphere to our prospective students and their families. There are a variety of roles available on the day including meet and greet, campus ambassadors, accommodation tour drivers, survey collectors and department tour guide assistant. Your involvement can be for all or part of the day from 9am onwards. Volunteer with a friend and we will try to allocate you to a role together.

More information on Open Day can be found on the Open Day website. If you are interested in being involved please register your interest by emailing the Events team.