Geography helps launch new new drone rules
23/7/15 Geography Technicians Nicholas Key and Paul Bealing helped launch new CAA drone regulations by teaching the Minister for Transport, Simon Bridges, to fly our Quadcopter. This was covered by all major news agencies and can be seen here Stuff, Yahoo news, and TV3 on demand
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Health and Safety Awards
The following staff were awarded H & S choccy awards at recent Departmental H & S meeting
- Paul Bealing for realising childhood dream of setting off fire alarm (when there was uncertainty – he did the right thing)
- Paul Beere – proactive on use of the Buddy checklist for new staff
- Deirdre & Kelly – support for postgraduate students
- Heather – Accepting nomination as new H&S rep
- Nick – stepping in to help out with first aid (Kathy & Justin tied up)
- John, ever reliable & always willing to engage
NZ Coastal Society Masters scholarship winner
29/6/15 Congratulations to Hannah Berger ( Geography MSc student) on winning the 215 NZCS masters scholarship.Hannah’s topic is: Characterising landscape and sea level dynamics to predict shoreline responses over the next 100+ years in a high-energy coastal setting, Kaikoura, New Zealand...more
Summer Internship opportunity
22/06/15 Looking for a summer internship? This might be for you.
Job Opportunity for GIS students
11/06/15 Interpret Geospatial Soultions are currently seeking GIS students...more
GIS students take out awards
21/5/15 Two UC Geographers (Hamish Kingsbury (right) and Jeremy Severinsen (left)) recently took out 1st and 2nd in the ESRI young scholar awards for 2015. Full details available here
Why Geography is the best subject to study at University... ever!
Recent articles that are worth a read if you are contemplating doing Geography.
- What makes psychology and geography grads the most employable?
- Why Geography Is The Best Subject To Study At University.. Ever