University of Canterbury or Whare Wānanga o Waitaha (UC) - public higher education institution in New Zealand. UC was founded in 1873. Christchurch became the home of University of Canterbury.

University ranking. University of Canterbury is in top 5 universities of New Zealand according to the national rankings. Every year the university manages to get into the top 5% of the best world universities. It is famous for: «Arts and Humanities», «Engineering and Technology», «Life Sciences and Medicine», «Natural Science», «Social Sciences and Management». The university is among the top 300 in the quality of education. In addition to the good academic standing the university is also respected by the employers all around the world.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The admission process is based on the certificate of previous education provided by the applicant and academic performance. The academic schedule is divided into semesters. A year of bachelor studies will cost you around 16,500 USD. Doing your master’s studies at UC is not cheap - a year of studies will cost you 16,500 USD. Despite this the students can apply for scholarships provided by the university. Before starting to plan your education at UC read more information on the official website https://www.canterbury.ac.nz.

The composition of the university. University of Canterbury is medium in scale, teaching no more than 11 thousand students at a time. The university accepts applications from foreign students. One in 6 students is a foreigner. The academic staff consists of 731 specialists. The amount of foreign specialists is very considerable. The university participates in a variety of international exchange programs between students and academic staff. The university is present on social media: Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, so if you want to know more about its daily happenings and events this is the place to go.

Infrastructure of UC. The university has a dedicated library.
Ranking   342   3
Whare Wānanga o Waitaha
Country New Zealand
City Christchurch
Bachelor (citizens) Check the current price on the official website of the university
from  4,512 USD/year.
to  5,690 USD/year.
Master (citizens) Check the current price on the official website of the university
from  5,103 USD/year.
to  14,178 USD/year.
Bachelor (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
from  20,215 USD/year.
to  31,773 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) Check the current price on the official website of the university
from  22,897 USD/year.
to  56,928 USD/year.
Living expenses $785 -1,312 USD/month
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1873
Abbreviation UC
Teachers 731
Students 10,633
Foreigners 18%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on past academic records
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Suburban
Financial aid Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Motto
Therefore will your fields remain
Accreditation
• Ministry for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment, New Zealand
Affiliations
• Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
Rankings
World ranking 342
Country ranking 3
Academic Reputation 241
Employer Reputation 240
International Faculty 54
International Students 222
Citations per Faculty 219
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities 147
Engineering and Technology 162
Life Sciences and Medicine 395
Natural Science 212
Social Sciences and Management 95
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 342
QS World University Rankings 211
Cost of living in Christchurch
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 338 379
Food 238 462
Transportation 57 192
Communications and utilities 105 113
Clothing 23 86
Sports and leisure 25 80
Total 785 1,312
Accommodation in Christchurch USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 341
Shared room in city centre 382
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 593
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 709
Alternative title
English University of Canterbury
Russian Университет Кентербери
Arabic جامعة كانتربري
German Universität von Canterbury
Spanish Universidad de Canterbury
French université de Canterbury
Japanese カンタベリー大学
Korean 캔터베리 대학교
Portuguese Universidade de Canterbury
Chinese 坎特伯雷大学
cy Prifysgol Canterbury, Seland Newydd
ms Universiti Canterbury
it Università di Canterbury
Ukrainian Університет Кентербері
ca Universitat de Canterbury
nl Universiteit van Canterbury
mi Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha
hu Canterbury Egyetem
pl Uniwersytet Canterbury
sv University of Canterbury
fa دانشگاه کانتربوری
ro Universitatea din Canterbury
ga Ollscoil Canterbury
he אוניברסיטת קנטברי
bn কেনটারবারি বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়
el Πανεπιστήμιο του Καντέρμπερι
da Universitet i Canterbury
cs Canterburská univerzita
hy Քենթերբերիի համալսարան
be Універсітэт Кентэрберы
et Canterbury ülikool
ka კენტერბერის უნივერსიტეტი
nb University of Canterbury
nn University of Canterbury
gd Oilthigh Canterbury
tl Unibersidad ng Canterbury
yo University of Canterbury
af Universiteit van Canterbury
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University of Canterbury - Official Description

One of the leading research universities in New Zealand, the University of Canterbury was founded by scholars of Oxford and Cambridge universities in 1873, making it the second oldest in New Zealand and the fourth oldest in Australasia, Since its establishment, the University of Canterbury has produced graduates who have gone on to become leaders in their fields. Today, Canterbury graduates go on to high-calibre jobs, are accepted into prestigious university programmes and secure research positions around the world. The University is located in attractively landscaped grounds in the suburb of Ilam, ten minutes drive from the city centre and an international airport. Lecture theatres, research centres, libraries, laboratories, studios, computer workrooms, halls of residence and a host of other student services and facilities are all located on campus. The University is structured around five Colleges: Arts, Business and Economics, Education, Engineering and Science and a School of Law. Each balances a commitment to innovation with a well deserved reputation for academic excellence. Education is a significant investment, so it is reassuring that Canterbury offers qualifications that are recognized worldwide. Courses are regularly reviewed, postgraduate ratios are higher than at most other New Zealand universities, the number of A-graded researchers...

Bachelor - University of Canterbury

The University of Canterbury enjoys an international reputation as a university that has a distinguished heritage, embraces and extols traditional values of academic excellence and takes singular pride in its strong research culture. The University (five colleges — Arts, Business and Economics, Education, Engineering and Science and School of Law) is located in attractively landscaped grounds in the suburb of Ilam, ten minutes drive from the city centre and an international airport. Lecture theatres, research centres, libraries, laboratories, studios, computer workrooms, halls of residence and a host of other student services and facilities are all located on campus. The University has an impressive profile in research, learning and advanced scholarship as is evidenced by its strong performance in recent Performance-Based Research Fund exercises. This fuels the University's resolve to continue with strong contributions to fundamental and applied research, with well-regarded postgraduate and research programmes and with strong research and collaborative links with other leading tertiary institutions and research organisations, nationally and internationally. The University's teaching programmes represent a heritage of solidly-grounded basic disciplines in the laboratory sciences, commerce, education, engineering, field sciences, forestry, humanities, information and communication technology, law, life sciences, social sciences and visual and performing arts. While reflecting...

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