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New Zealand: University of Canterbury alumni scoop Queens Birthday Honours list

The University of Canterbury in New Zealand is at the forefront of the country’s innovative research. Recognising the University’s contribution the nation and the world, 20 alumni were granted Queen's Birthday Honours List this month.

These included Henry Van Der Heyden (chairman of Fonterra, the world’s largest exporter of dairy ingredients) and Rt Hon Justice William Young (President of the Court of Appeal), who were both made Distinguished Companions of the Order of New Zealand (DCNZM). The Order of New Zealand is the country’s highest honour, with a maximum ordinary membership of only 20.

Four alumni were made Companions of the Order of New Zealand (CNZM): Malcolm Ott (for services to the arts and the community); Susan Sheldon (for services to business); Dr Rodney Wilson (for services to museum and art gallery administration) and Neville Young (for services to business).

Other alumni were recognised in the fields of arts, publishing, marine science, education, and conservation.
Located in Christchurch, the largest city in the beautiful south island of New Zealand, students at the University of Canterbury enjoy the surrounding majestic mountains and oceans – and can even go skiing and surfing in the same day.

Kwok Lung, from Hong Kong, is studying the BEng (Hons) programme at UC’s internationally renowned Engineering School, specialising in electrical engineering.

“The libraries are well resourced, and the computer rooms have the latest technology and are open 24 hours.” Ng says. He has also enjoyed the social life at Canterbury. “I have joined many clubs, both sporting and social, and I have made many friends here. This is a great place to work and study”.

The University of Canterbury offers first and postgraduate degrees in Arts, Commerce, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Forestry, Law, Music and Science.

For more information on studying at the University of Canterbury, contact a student counsellor today.

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