The University of Canterbury (UC) is a prestigious institution that is among the world’s top 1% of universities. We’re the first New Zealand university to receive the 5-Star QS rating for our internationally renowned research and teaching methods. With over 17,000 students representing 100 + nationalities on campus, and with 50% of our academic staff born overseas, you will be joining one of the most international universities in New Zealand.
The university offers over 120 undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications, across 150 subject areas and disciplines – from Accounting to Te Reo Māori. UC’s five colleges host world-leading academics in Business and Law, Engineering, Arts, Science and Education, Health and Human Development.
At UC, it’s about experiential learning – put paper into practice and immerse yourself in our local communities and industry; let your course take you to the Southern Alps or the International Dark Sky Reserve – this is your Canterbury classroom. We are a key research university in Australasia with 35 recognised centres across the globe, from Antarctica to Nigeria. UC is located in safe and stunning Christchurch – New Zealand’s newest city. Christchurch is urban living at it’s best, from city to sea to ski all in a day. Christchurch’s revival has innovation and sustainability at heart, leading the way into future-focused, high-tech industries for our graduates to be a part of.