International Education
Study Opportunities

UC Education Students are packing their bags. From teaching in China and Japan, to Sport Coaching internships in Australia and teaching placements in Rarotonga, the opportunities are endless.
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Careers for UC Education

High employment rates for UC Education graduates

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Overseas Opportunities for UC Education graduates

Overseas Opportunities for
UC Education graduates

Some UC graduates seek employment opportunities through agencies which place teachers into positions around the world.
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Overseas Opportunities for UC Education graduates

PE Teachers DO get jobs

Graduates from the College of Education at the University of Canterbury have exploded the commonly held myth that PE Teachers don’t get jobs. “It’s simply not true”  says Education lecturer Dr Jenny Clarke .
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Apply Now for 2015

Teaching and Sport Coaching

Applications are open for these programmes in 2015. Download your application form now!

Graduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning (Primary)

New Master of Specialist Teaching degree for 2015

An extension of the Postgraduate Diploma in Specialist Teaching, the new Masters degree is a further 120 points with the last 60 points of the masters totally from home.
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Master of Teaching and Learning

New one-year teaching Master’s degree for 2015

This exciting initiative offers graduates the opportunity to gain both a master’s degree and provisional teacher’s registration in one calendar year.
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More Education

More Education

Discover what studying Education is like, what placements involve and hear how Susannah enjoyed learning to be an Early Childhood teacher at UC.

2014 UC Education Mud Run

2014 UC Education Mud Run

Absolute muddy magic. Thanks to everyone who took part in the 2014 UC Education Mud Run, on a stunning Sunday afternoon.

Canterbury secondary school students, you are amazing! 


UC Education News

The College of Education is an exciting, thriving place. Our students and staff accomplish an incredible range of achievements and our programmes offer a wide range of unique experiences. Click here to find out what’s going on at UC Education.

Robbie DeansRobbie Deans on Leadership in Sport

Tuesday 17 March, 2.30-3.30pm
The first in our Sport Seminar Series, Robbie Deans, former Canterbury and All Black rugby player and All Black assistant coach, will speak on Leadership in sport and key career skills.
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Research investigating adolescent girls' sport

25 February 2015
A University of Canterbury doctoral sports student is investigating what factors make sport enjoyable enough for adolescent girls to keep them involved in sporting activity. Read more 

Summer Fete SuccessSummer Fete Success

The inaugural UC Education Summer Fete was a great success. Held on the lawn outside Wheki, there were art and craft stalls, food vendors and free games to win prizes. Thanks to the College of Education Band, Unlimited High School, Yoobee School of Design and Sporty Suzie the busker for the entertainment and special thanks go to the local sponsors on the day who donated over $1200 worth of vouchers.

Leveraging marginalised texts to promote more engaged and proficient student reading

Free Prestige Lecture:
Visiting from Boise State University, Idaho, Professor Jeffrey Wilhelm presents an interative session exploring the pleasures and psychological satisfactions of texts often marginalised by school, including romance, horror, vampire, manga, dystopia and fantasy. The session will also look at ways to leverage such texts in order to promote more engaged and proficient student reading.
Tuesday, 3rd March Thursday, 16 October 4.15-5.30pm Wheki 302

Crusaders rugby gameLearn about New Zealand culture through studying sport

SPCO208 offers study abroad students an ideal way ofunderstanding the unique culture of New Zealand through the critical study of sport and an innovative approach to learning, including field trips to a Crusaders’ Super Rugby match and a marae. Read more here.