The University of Canterbury has returned to Christchurch’s cultural heart. The UC College of Arts is now located in the former Chemistry building.e University of Canterbury has returned to Christchurch’s cultural heart  The UC College of Arts is now located in the former Chemistry building.

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CH alumna, Winnie Whyte's pieces were among the artworks installed at the Christchurch Arts Centre for the first time since the Canterbury quakes.  Senior sculpture students from the Ilam School of Fine Arts were featured in an exhibition  in the Arts Centre’s north and south quads from 8 - 11 June 

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A dinner was held in London on 11 May for CH alumni to coincide with the annual UC London reception. Those attending were (clockwise in photo) Tristan Braybrooke (2010-11), Hamish Laing (2010-11), Andrew Ramsay(2009-10), Andrew Baines (1965-68), Matt Oliver (2004), Michael Cooper (1981), Sarah McRobie (2012-13), Stew Whitehead (2011-12), Jo Gibson (2002), and John Godfrey(Development Director). The event was held at the Royal Overseas League, Park Place, Mayfair.

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College Art Collection Admired

College House played host to Friends of the Christchurch Art Gallery on Wednesday 12 April. They came for a guided tour of the Alex Baird Collection of Contemporary Art.

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The recipients of the first year scholarships were presented with their awards this week at formal dining. These scholarships are awarded to first year students who have demonstrated strong and successful participation and leadership both at school and in the community. Each of the three scholarships has a value of $1000.  BM Drayton commented on the high calibre of applicants who are a reflection of the pool of tremendous talent currently living and studying at College House.

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