Increasing number of first year students enrolled
11 March 2014 University of Canterbury Vice-Chancellor Dr Rod Carr says an increase in first-year student enrolments for 2014 shows the University is on track for future growth. (read article)
Participate in Economics Experiments
Hear Althea talk about the Entre entrepreneurship scheme and how it provides UC students the opportunity to get practical experience in business while they study.
Why study Economics or Finance at UC?
The New Zealand Experimental Economics Laboratory (NZEEL) at the University of Canterbury is the home of cutting edge experimental research and teaching in social science.
Economics and Finance Society of Canterbury
EFSoC is a student-run club that assists economics and finance students with a wide range of facilities, services and events including a range of tutorials closer to final exams.
Condliffe Memorial Lecture
The Condliffe Memorial Lecture was instituted in 2005 to honour John Bell Condliffe, who became the first Professor of Economics at Canterbury University College in 1921. The Lecture series brings leading economists to Canterbury to provide a public lecture highlighting their recent work and its relevance to the broader business and policy community. Read more
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Gerald Ward Studying towards a Master of Commerce in Finance
News and Announcements
Australasian Teaching Economics Conference
The School of Economics and Finance will host the 19th Annual Australasian Teaching Economics Conference, on 7&8 July 2014 at the University of Canterbury. Papers on any aspect of economics education, financial literacy education, and teaching practice are welcome (read more)
Deputy governor of China’s central bank gives public lecture at UC
Hu Xiaolian, a deputy governor of the People's Bank of China, gave a public lecture on “Monetary Policy in China: Past, Present and Future” at UC on Tuesday 25 February (read more) View the lecture recording online at http://ucstream.canterbury.ac.nz:8080/econ/public/
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Doing it for the team: new insights into group identity
Organisational identity and team spirit are important factors in the success of any enterprise. But what impact can a sense of common purpose have when contracting relationships with other firms? Recent research from Hodaka Morita, a professor in the school of economics at the Australian School of Business (ASB), and Maroš Servátka, an associate professor at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand, throws new light on the issue. (read more)
Master of Applied Finance and Economics
The Master of Applied Finance and Economics (MAFE) is a coursework-based masters degree that combines traditional postgraduate training in finance and economics with intensive, hands-on applications of tools and techniques relevant to the business, financial, banking, and public sectors (read more)
Looking for an Arts minor?
Are you an ECON major looking for a minor in an Arts subject? (PDF, 111KB)
Suggested pathways to a minor in Arts.