General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established
Abbreviation UC
Teachers 731
Students 10,633
Foreigners 18%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased 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 ranking342
Country ranking3
Academic Reputation241
Employer Reputation240
International Faculty54
International Students222
Citations per Faculty219
Ranking in world by sphere
Arts and Humanities147
Engineering and Technology162
Life Sciences and Medicine395
Natural Science212
Social Sciences and Management95
Cost of living in Christchurch, USD/month
ExpensesMin.Med.
Accommodation 338 379
Food 238 462
Transportation 57 192
Communications and utilities 105 113
Clothing 23 86
Sports and leisure 25 80
Accommodation in Christchurch, USD/month
Shared room outside of centre341
Shared room in city centre382
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre593
1 bedroom apartment in city centre709
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking342
QS World University Rankings211
Webometrics Ranking455
Location on map - University of Canterbury
University of Canterbury or Whare Wānanga o Waitaha (UC) - public higher education institution in New Zealand.

University of Canterbury - 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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