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Emergency Planning at UC

Did you know the University has a trained rescue squad on campus?

Do you want to learn skills to deal with emergency situations?

Do you want to gain additional N.Z.Q.A credits while
studying at University of Canterbury?

170831 - Emergency rescueYou can join our team and learn new skills and meet some new people with similar interests.

We meet on a weekly basis on a Tuesday night from 1600 until 1800.

As part of our team we run a structured training program that can lead to additional qualifications to boost your c.v.

Some of the training we provide can lead to:

  • U.S.A.R . Awareness Orange Card
  • Teamwork and communication skills
  • Co-ordinated Incident Management (C.I.M.s level 2 and 4)
  • New Zealand Certificate in Emergency Response (Level 2)

For further information:

For recruitment and general enquiries relating to University of Canterbury Community Rescue, contact:

Ken McEwen
Manger – UC Security
Rescue Manager

Email: ken.mcewen@canterbury.ac.nz

Thesis to Practise: Disaster Risk and Resilience Seminar

The Canterbury Emergency Management Office and ECan Hazards Group, along with the University of Canterbury and Lincoln University are hosting a seminar for thesis research students (masters and doctoral) working on natural hazard, emergency management and disaster risk management topics.

The half-day seminar will share student research project findings with practitioners and to receive direct feedback.  It is also a great chance for students to develop professional networks and to strengthen Canterbury and Lincoln University links with the CDEM and natural hazard risk practitioners in Canterbury.

When: 9am-1pm 24 February 2016

Where: Undercroft 101, Central Library, University of Canterbury.

Who: Anyone is invited, especially if you have an interest in natural hazards, emergency management and disaster risk management.