Get those nominations in quick… Because today is the last day to nominate your sustainability superhero for a UC Sustainability Award! There are awards for individuals and teams across 6 categories, with the awards being presented by UC Vice Chancellor | Tumu Whakarae Professor Cheryl de la Rey.
What are the UC Sustainability Awards?
The Sustainability Awards are all about the recognition and celebration of all things sustainability – both on and off campus. This is a great chance to acknowledge the hard work, innovation and imagination of many of our students and staff who are working hard to make our world a better (and greener) place.
Maybe it’s a sustainable student-led project, academic or post-graduate research, or a green department, team or a staff project? An eco-warrior changing the world?
Tell us all about them (or yourself) by finding the nomination form and all the info you need here. Nominations close at 5pm Monday 9 September, with the awards ceremony to be held on Wednesday 2 October in Te Moana Nui a Kiwa, Rehua.
For a recap on the previous UC Sustainability Awards, have a read of this blog here, or check out our Sustainability Champions for some more inspiration.
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The UC Events and Partnerships team are UC’s event management professionals creating, delivering and assisting around 150 events per year which attract over 25,000 attendees.
We organise a diverse range of exciting engagement, recruitment and retainment events including Open Day | Rā Tōmene, Discovery Day | Rā Tūhura, Orientation Day | Herea tō waka, visits by VIPs, building openings, community events, careers fairs as well as promotional events – just to name a few.
With a team of five we rely on the support of UC Hosts to assist us in running and delivering these events and are currently looking for energetic, confident and professional UC students studying in 2020 to join our team as UC Hosts!
The UC Host role is a casual based role and is open to current students studying either part time or full time (including postgraduate study). It is an exciting, fun and diverse role and covers everything from assisting with event and venue set-up, greeting and assisting guests, assisting with promotional activities as well as activations.
We are looking for UC students who are energetic, reliable, confident, keen to meet new people and friends and contribute towards UC’s success – please share with your students and encourage them to apply.
To apply, students should send their CV through to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5.00pm Wednesday 25 September 2019.
(Only students studying at UC in 2020 and are eligible to work in NZ will be considered for this position.)
To celebrate Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 2019 Maori Language Week at the UC RecCentre for 9 – 15 September, we’ve got some neat stuff for you to try.
Try a FREE Spin Class taught entirely in Te Reo. Join Huhana-Suzanne Carter on Wednesday 11 September at 10.30am, for a special Spin class, taught entirely in Te Reo. This class is open to anyone who’d like to try it, whether you’re a member of the RecCentre or not. No fees, just bring your staff or student ID and sign in at the gate.
Free Stuff for the WHOLE WEEK!
Need a towel? No sweat! Would you like to spin for free? Excellent. Just ask for either of these in Māori, and we’ll loan it to you absolutely free. Both offers valid all week, and all attempts rewarded.
He tāora mōku – Can I have a towel please? Watch a video
He pāhi eke pahikara māku – Can I have a spin token please? Watch a video
Head to our UC Rec&Sport youtube page (or use the direct links above) and hear Stacey Niao, one of our awesome team members, speak the questions in Te Reo.
Kia pai tō wiki!
To celebrate Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 2019 Maori Language Week from 9 – 15 September, we’ve got plenty of events going on around campus that are open to all staff and students.
Check out the full timetable to see what’s going on, including ways to get 50% off your coffee!
Warmest Pasifika Greetings,
The University of Canterbury is proud to be hosting “The Dawn Raids – Education to liberate” Exhibition in our Matariki Gallery from the 27 September for a number of weeks. More information on the exhibition, public seminars, and lectures that will be available at this time will be sent out soon, however in the meantime, we would like to warmly welcome you to the official launch of the Exhibition being held:
Date: Friday 27 September 2019
Venue: University of Canterbury – Undercroft Seminar Room 101
The event will include a formal welcome to UC, followed by the producer of the exhibition and other speakers sharing about the exhibition.
If you would like to attend this event, please rsvp to email@example.com by Friday 13 September, however please note that numbers are limited so spaces may go quickly. Once you have RSVP’d, you will receive a calendar invite to confirm you attendance.