The juxtaposition of a recent surge of graduate employment in science and engineering with funding cuts and decreased support for disciplines such as the arts could leave students pondering why they would risk their futures by studying anything other than science or technology. Countless budding artists, historians and sociologists worldwide have fallen prey to the...
The University of Canterbury’s School of Law is globally acclaimed not only for the quality of its teaching and research, but also for the calibre of its graduates. Given that a significant number of the textbooks used as part of Law courses across the country are written by members of the School’s academic staff, there...
The study of law is shrouded in countless, often diametrically opposing, myths. Some perceive lawyers to be dry, ethically dubious individuals; others are convinced that entering the profession facilitates transformation into Reese Witherspoon. It is fair to say that the path to law is cluttered with conflicting information. Not only did many global leaders, including...
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's exports to China rose 45 percent last year thanks to soaring demand for milk powder, supplanting Australia as New Zealand's top export market for the first time on an annual basis....
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An earthquake in New Zealand on Monday shook loose a giant eagle sculpture promoting “The Hobbit” movie trilogy and caused other minor damage around the region. The magnitude 6.3 quake struck the country’s lower North Island at a little before 4 p.m. and rattled the capital Wellington. Many residents of...
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