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Computer Science and Software Engineering

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The department of Computer Science and Software Engineering (CSSE) at the University of Canterbury has a strong international reputation. It teaches courses that are reviewed regularly against international standards, and its graduates are in strong demand. The lecturing staff are also active researchers, and have one of the best records of research publications in the Pacific region.



Special Feature

Recent news articles suggest that the high demand for computer science graduates has driven salaries up:

Beaming smiles as Kiwi IT salaries rise...

Kiwi IT jobs boom smashes $110k salary mark

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Computer Science and Software Engineering, University of Canterbury,
Private Bag 4800, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand

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News and Features

2014-02-18: Recent PhD recipient Stephen Fitchett and postdoctoral fellow Mathieu Nancel have both received Honourable Mention Awards for their full papers at the ACM CHI Conference. The HCI Lab had five papers accepted to the conference, with three receiving Honourable Mention Awards (reserved for at most 5% of submissions). The paper titles, authors and videos are available here.

2013-11-29: Congratulations to Amir Shareghi Najar, whose paper "Do Novices and Advanced Students Benefit Differently from Worked Examples and ITS?" won the ICCE 2013 Best Student Paper award in Bali! Read more »

2013-07-17: PhD student of Network Research Group awarded Travel Grant to attend International Teletraffic Congress in Shanghai. Read more »

2013-07-12: Professor Tanja Mitrovic elected as President of the AI in Education Society Read more »

2013-02-26: Canterbury Computer Science PhD students receive best paper awards at top CHI conference.  Read more »

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