UBS News and Events

Summer Reading Catalogue 2020

University Bookshop Canterbury - Tuesday, November 10, 2020
The Summer Reading Catalogue is now available and the stock is in store.  

I'm a Global Citizen

University Bookshop Canterbury - Monday, June 15, 2020

The I'm a Global Citizen series of 6 books is particularly topical at the moment.  Help your children and students aged 8+ years understand the complicated topics of equality and human rights.  You will find an order form for the whole series here.


2020 NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults

University Bookshop Canterbury - Friday, June 05, 2020

It's Children's Book Awards time again

The shortlisted titles have been announced and there are a few that you may not have already picked up for your school.  

See the full shortlist here.

You can find an order form here.  

Activity and Educational Resources

University Bookshop Canterbury - Thursday, April 23, 2020

Some publisher's have resources freely available and we felt that it is appropriate to highlight some of them for you at the moment.  They are educational as well as being great activities for either home or classroom.  Take a look:

Puffin Activity Pack for Under 5s

Puffin Activity Pack for 6-8 year olds

Puffin Activity Pack for 9-12 year olds

Read along with Puffin  Do you Hear a Monster by Raymond McGrath

Funny Kid Peeking Duck by Matt Stanton Activity Sheets

VUP Home Reader 2020

Harper Collins Junior Flyer Term 2 2020

Harper Collins Senior Flyer Term 2 2020

You can order any of the titles mentioned.  Either order via the website, email us or ring on 0800 827 266.

Book Bingo

University Bookshop Canterbury - Thursday, April 23, 2020

Need ideas to encourage children to read more widely?  Try our Book Bingo.  Print the form and get the children to work through it - there is no time limit.  When it's complete they should bring it into the shop personally and they will receive an instant prize and will also go into the draw to become our Reading Superstar of  the Month and receive a $40 UBS Book Voucher.  You can find the Book Bingo form here.