UC is proud of its alumni and friends and we honour the achievements and accomplishments of the men and women who have studied at the university. Building enduring relationships with our alumni and friends is vital for the future of UC. We are committed to keeping alumni and friends connected to the university and to each other
The UC Connect | Tauhere free public lecture series, featuring talks on a range of topics given by experts in their fields.
- Join our virtual book club for UC alumni, faculty and staff, launching in May 2020.
- Missing music? You can watch videos of musical performances from UC’s School of Music students, staff, and special guests.
- A panel of University of Canterbury experts will discuss why anti-racism and black lives matter in Aotearoa, in a …
- Find out about benefits and resources available to UC Alumni.
- Inspire the next generation of creators, thinkers, and innovators to dream big and make a difference by giving today.
Notable alumni from the University of Canterbury
UC is proud of the great diversity that has always existed at the University and of how UC graduates have excelled in a multitude of areas through a wide range of achievements.
- UC Legends celebrates alumni of all cultures who have made great differences, and who stand as shining examples.
- Recent University of Canterbury Honorary Doctorates conferred from 2000 to 2017.
- The first UC Honorary Doctorate was awarded in 1931 to Ernest, Lord Rutherford. These early Hon Docs were conferred prior to the year 2000.