Earlier Courses

Earlier Courses

2022Term 1Remembering Nelson Mandela
Otakaro Avon River: from source to estuary
Term 2History
Making Christchurch a National Park City (NPC)
Term 3A Heterogenous Mixture
Term 4Antarctica, Ukraine and Russia
2021Term 1Exploring the Final Frontier - From Christchurch
Linguistics
Term 2The Politics of Regional Relations: Understanding Our Own Neighbourhood
Genealogy
Term 3Diversity
Term 4November Series
2020Term 1Epidemics and Pandemics
Connecting with Purposeful Ideas, Opinions and Experiences
Keeping NZ Safe
Term 3On Safari
Term 4November Series
2019Term 1Members' Miscellany
Antarctica
Frontiers of Research
Preventing Illnesses and Combatting Hazards to Health
Term 2Various voices present a Medley of Topics
Family Law
Current Canterbury Concerns
Music Pot-pourri
Term 3Vikings, Scandinavia and the Founding of Russia
Linguistics
Connecting with Purposeful Ideas and Opinions
Term 4Further Connections with Purposeful Ideas and Opinions
2018Term 1Frontiers of Research at UC
Our World As I See It
There is No Love Sincerer than the Love of Food
I Have A Story To Tell...
Term 2From The Neck Up – Why The Head Is So Important
I've Been Thinking
Living Through an Arab Spring
Early Christchurch and Pre-European Settlement at Ōtautahi
Term 3The History of Scotland
From Prague to Helsinki: Eastern Europe emerging from the Iron Curtain
Getting the Most from your ICT Devices and the Internet
South Africa in the C20th: Ordinary and Extraordinary Women Remember
Term 4New Zealand Division on the Western Front in 1918
Plastic – Wonder Product or Environmental Menace?
Advance Care Planning
2017Term 1Issues of Interest
Ageing Gracefully
Members' Miscellany
Helping Agencies
Term 2Frontiers of Research - UC
Topical Issues for New Zealanders
Art Galleries and New Artists
Our Pacific Neighbours: Beyond the Beaches and the Palms
Term 3Reason and Moral Beliefs
Volcanology
Irish History
Banks Peninsula
Term 4Passchendaele: Mud, Muddle and Massacre
Will We Survive Trump and Vice Versa?
The Earth Beneath Our Feet: Canterbury Geology
NZ's Biosecurity
2016Term 1The New Dynamics for Christchurch
Poverty’s effect on New Zealand’s pre-schoolers
Aspects of Design
Frontiers of Research, University of Canterbury
Term 2Music In Our Midst
Cleaning Up Canterbury's Waters
Criminology
Members' Miscellany
Term 3What Constitutes a Meaningful Life?
The Rise of China - an Overview
Chocolate: Food of The Gods and Elixir of Empire
Term 4Gardening the Garden City
How Hillary and Donald are the Offspring of Barack Obama
Solar Power in Tonga and the Pacific
The Future of the Media
2015Term 1Pilgrimage Routes in Medieval Europe
Religion as a Societal Phenomenon
Term 2When Books are in Focus
Aspects of your Health
Term 3The thirst for water in Canterbury
Topical Issues for New Zealanders
Term 4Trials and tribulations of private life in the Middle East
A soldier/diplomat's insight on the Middle East
How to manage a City Council and come out smiling
2014Term 1My life in [up to] five objects - a Members' Miscellany
Interesting occupations
Live Theatre in the Making
Music matters
Term 2Emergency Services
The Plant Kingdom
Farming in Canterbury - Not Just Dairying
Tourism
Term 3Central Asia (including Tibet, Kyrgystan and Uzbekistan)
Ethical Issues
Archeology & Anthropology of Pre-European New Zealand
My family involvement in World War I
Term 4Brian Pauling on 'Television is dead!'
Three Generations in Persia
Ian Culpan on 'Does sport matter?'
Alan Hunter on the Normandy Landings.
2013Term 1Frontiers of science
Communications in the age of the internet
Health Professionals talk
The Criminal Lawyer
Term 2Astronomy
OE with an Easel
Heroines of History
Facts, Fictions and Foibles
Term 3Innovations
India and Indians: Glimpses from different viewpoints
Women in Leadership
China
Term 4Diabetes
Reflecting on a career
Never miss the opportunity to dance
Antarctica with Sue
2012Term 1Medical Matters
Dialogues
The NZ Aviation Industry
The Book and Print in today's society
Term 2Banks Peninsula Yesterday and Today
Rebuilding Christchurch
Threads of South Asia, with emphasis on India
Sustainability
Term 3Eastern Europe and Beyond
Connecting Mouths, Minds and Movements
Financial Crises: Past and Present
Members' Miscellany 2012
Term 4Stories, Studies, Scandals at Oxford
Advances in digital photography
Building a new Christchurch Airport.
Obama, Romney and the American Presidency.