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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Haile Hurring

Education Student heads to World Cup

New Zealand rugby player Haile Hurring heads to the World Cup in Paris with one eye on the rugby pitch and the other on her text books. Read more

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 12 month Primary Teaching programme in 2014

Introduce children to the world of learning, and start them on their road to reading, writing and mathematics. It’s a rewarding and satisfying career where you can make a real difference in children’s lives.
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Sports Coaching

New Sports Coaching Programme in 2014

Blending practical application and theory, the new Sport Coaching qualification will provides students with essential skills that give you a range of career options.
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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.

Sam BelkinSport Coaching graduate wins bronze in Glasgow

Sam Belkin, BSpC, won a bronze medal in freestyle wrestling at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this month. "I'm stoked at the moment," he said. "It's good to get that out of the way and I can have a break. It's been an intense build-up. It started in South Africa then I had to go to American Samoa, then I trained in America, it'll be nice to go home and have a bit of a rest."


Congratulations to senior lecturer in sculpture, Bronwyn Taylor, who was last week awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award in Teaching, Leadership and Research by The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Art Educators at the 2014 National Conference at AUT. Congratulations also go out to senior lecturer in graphic design, Aaron Beehre, for being a finalist in the Publishers' Association of NZ Best Illustrated Book award for, Shane Cotton: The Hanging Sky (available through the School of Fine Arts) and CUP book Lateral Inversions.

Free Seminar

Title: "Who gives a toss? using research data to improve student engagement in science"
Venue : Wheki 201
Time 12-1:00pm Friday 29th August
Presenter: David Paterson (HOF) Cashmere High School
Hosted by Science and Technology Education Research Lab

All welcome!