Education Policy | Post Primary | Preschool | Primary | Tertiary | Search

 


Malaysia NZ Chamber of Commerce donates $100,000 to UC

Malaysia NZ Chamber of Commerce donates $100,000 to UC

November 20, 2012

The Malaysia New Zealand Chamber of Commerce today donated $100,000 to the University of Canterbury from the chamber’s Christchurch earthquake appeal.

The donation will provide $50,000 for five Malaysian student scholarships in 2013 for enrolment in 2014; $20,000 to the CEISMIC digital archive project to provide training for UC students and help build a comprehensive digital archive of the Canterbury earthquakes; $20,000 to support disadvantaged students through UC’s schools outreach programme and $10,000 towards the refurbishment of the Muslim prayer room on campus.

The Malaysia NZ Chamber of Commerce chairman Richard Tankersley was to meet UC Vice-Chancellor Dr Rod Carr and the UC Muslim Students Association on campus today. UC Alumni and Development manager Graeme Steven said the Malaysia NZ Chamber of Commerce is also donating to the Christchurch Cathedral and the Arts Centre.

website: www.canterbury.ac.nz

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Howard Davis: Orson Welles' Masterpiece - 'Chimes At Midnight'

Never widely distributed in the US, but Welles' own personal favorite and hugely influential on directors as diverse as Kenneth Branagh and Mel Gibson, a restored 50th anniversary print has now reached the New Zealand Film Festival. More>>

Off To Leeds: Wellington’s Local Naked Girl Spreads Her Wings

Wellington born, bred and based live artist Virginia Kennard, self confessed “local naked girl”, has earned a place on the MA in Performance programme at Leeds Beckett University and flies away in 2 months time. More>>

Free Diving: William Trubridge Breaks World Record

With just a single breath, New Zealand free diver William Trubridge has successfully broken his own unassisted free dive world record of 101 metres. More>>

ALSO:

RLWC 2017 Draw: New Zealand Set For A Festival Of Rugby League

New Zealand Rugby League fans will have the chance to see the Kiwis in action against the best in the Pacific region for the Rugby League World Cup 2017, as announced today at the Official Tournament Draw. More>>

ALSO:

Non-Pokemon News: Magical Park A Safer Augmented Reality For Younger Audiences

Since May, Wellington City Council has been trialling a new app, Magical Park, in collaboration with the game’s New Zealand developer Geo AR Games, in parks around the city. Magical Park uses GPS technology to get users moving around the park to play within a set boundary. More>>

'Erroneous': Pokemon App Makers On Huge Privacy Flaw

We recently discovered that the Pokémon Go account creation process on iOS erroneously requests full access permission for the user's Google account... More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Education
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news