UC’s inaugural Tangata Tū, Tangata Ora: Celebrating Excellence event was held on Wednesday 27 November, acknowledging the University’s accomplished Emeritus Professors and celebrating the winners of the UC’s 2019 Council Medals.
UC Science Professor of Clinical Psychology Julia Rucklidge gave a 15-minute talk outside Riverside Market in the city covering the topic of ‘Food as medicine: How good food supports mental wellbeing‘.
There was a great response on UC Facebook, with over 600 guests interested in the event.
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Chancellor | Tumu Kaunihera reflected back on the year, signifying the end of the UC Futures Programme.
Vice-Chancellor | Tumu Whakarae then looked forward, sharing UC’s future direction as it looks ahead to 2020 and beyond.
This year’s final staff forum was opened with a mihi whakatau and closed with a karakia to bless the food, delivered by mana whenua representative Corban Te Aika.
UC staff gathered to enjoy manaakitanga catered by locally founded Christchurch business Fritz Wieners, on our newly constructed Beatrice Tinsley Plaza.
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Visit the UC Strategy website – Tangata tū, Tangata ora to read and download the full strategy.
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