Welcome to the School of Forestry
The School of Forestry at Canterbury is the only university department in New Zealand to offer professional forestry degree programmes.
New Zealand emissions trading scheme is failing
14 January 2014 New Zealand's initial attempt to mitigate the problem of climate change is on its last legs, a University of Canterbury (UC) forestry expert says. (read article)
You learn a vast range of skills...The career paths are endless...
Amy Jackson Bachelor of Forestry Science with Honours
Log Production Coordinator, Rayonier
Workshop on Commercial Application of IR Spectroscopies to Solid Wood
Proceedings from the workshop "Commercial Application of IR Spectroscopies to Solid Wood", held on 11 June 2013 are now available. The workshop explored the issues that need to be covered before we can expect Near Infrared spectroscopy (NIR) to be taken up more widely by the forest industry. While the issues are general, those organising the workshop had a specific interest in addressing local issues and uncertainties.You are invited to download an electronic copy of the workshop, (pdf. 1.19 MB).
School of Forestry Office Locations
The main office for the School of Forestry can be found on the 2nd Floor of theForestry building (north wing), along from the entrances to F3 lecture theatre. The School Coordinator can be found in Room 217 with other academic staff in offices along this wing. The south lab/teaching block for the School has been closed for strengthening and remediation. Staff and students have been relocated to Level 3 of the Rutherford Building (south wing). Please refer to the School's People page for staff locations.
Opportunities for Bushfire Research in New Zealand
The Bushfire CRC is offering two postgraduate scholarships (PDF, 210KB) at the University of Canterbury, in collaboration with the Scion Bushfire Research Group. Applications are invited from students interested in undertaking Masters studies with backgrounds in environmental and natural resource science, geography, social science, economics or engineering.
The Graham Whyte Fund
A fund established in memory of the late Dr Graham Whyte (pdf, 254KB)