Did you know that UC has a Sustainability Office?

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We are an on-campus hub and resource for individuals and groups interested in creating positive change, and we also promote sustainable practices within UC and the wider community.

We organise events such as Ecoweek, communicate pathways for change, and support a network of individuals and working groups.

Curious about what we have gotten up to lately? Have a look at this video.

If you would like to get in touch or stay up-to-date you can find us on Facebook, on the UC website, or sign up to our newsletter through our Facebook page – just click the sign up button!


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.

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