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New Zealand: UC takes ICT innovations to market

Whether you have a brilliant software idea which could change the world, or you are just interested in studying information and communication technology (ICT), the University of Canterbury (UC) in New Zealand is the place to be.

Its commercial arm, Canterprise, UC has taken hundreds of ideas and inventions to market, created over 150 new high-profile careers for its graduates, and raised over $10million for a string of spin-out companies.

That’s why Taiwan’s Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) recently discussed new collaboration plans with UC. ITRI is a world-leading producer of semiconductors and personal computers. Its President, Dr Johnson Lee, says; “In the high-tech area Taiwan is much more hardware oriented, and we are not as good in software applications and content. These are the areas where Canterbury has a lot of strengths.”

Arpan Mandal, from India, is studying for his Master of Engineering degree at Canterbury. He was awarded a UC Masters scholarship, worth $30,000, to complete his research in advancing high-speed wireless broadband technology (known as WiMAX). This scholarship was sponsored by NZi3, the national ICT Innovation Institute based at the University. It has global companies IBM and HP, and locally-based Jade Software Corporation and Tait Electronics, as its foundation partners.

UC has had a long history of excellence in computer science innovation. For example, a 1989 computer science graduate is now Google’s Director of Engineering in New York.

Flanked by the Southern Alps and the ocean, the University of Canterbury is an inspiring place to learn. To find out more about the courses available at UC, talk with one of our student counsellors.

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I am Shailaja Chinnasamy , i am from India , I have completed BE (Electronics & Communication Engineering)may I know the formalties to join in the university.
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