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    University of Canterbury in New Zealand
    University of Canterbury in New Zealand

    University of Canterbury in New Zealand 

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    University of Canterbury in New Zealand

    University of Canterbury in New Zealand

    New Zealand
    New Zealand, Canterbury Region, Christchurch
    • Total Students
      3000
    • Total Programs
      155
    • University Rank
      256
    • Established year
      1873
    • Sector
      Public
    • Institution Type
      University
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    About University of Canterbury in New Zealand

    Established in 1873, University of Canterbury is a public university located in Christchurch, New Zealand. It has a global ranking of 256 for the year 2024 according to QS World University Rankings’ website.With a broad range of degree programs, it offers a unique academic and culturally immersive experience for international students.

    The University of Canterbury is one of the leading research universities in New Zealand, founded in 1873 by scholars of Oxford and Cambridge universities, is the second oldest university in New Zealand and the fourth oldest in Australasia. Since its establishment, UC has produced a number of well-known graduates who have impacted the world we live in today including physicist Ernest Rutherford, author Margaret Mahy, and astrophysicist Roy Kerr and others who have become leaders in their field.

    Today, UC graduates go on to high-calibre employment in business, Government, and NGO sectors, while other graduates are accepted into prestigious university programmes, and secure research and teaching positions around the world. UC‚ main campus is located in attractively landscaped grounds in the suburb of Ilam with learning and performance spaces in the heart of Christchurch.

    The University is structured around five Colleges: Arts; Business and Law; Education, Health and Human Development; Science; and Engineering. Each College balances a commitment to innovation and research with a reputation for academic and teaching excellence. Education is a significant investment, so it is reassuring that Canterbury offers qualifications that are recognised worldwide.

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    • Ethel Rose Overton Scholarship

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    • UC International First Year Scholarship (Offshore and UCIC - International...

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    • UC Mathematics and Statistics High Achievers Award (School-Leaver Scholars...

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    • UC Hiranga Scholarship (School-Leaver Scholarship)

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    • UC Computer Science High Achievers Award (School-Leaver Scholarship)

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    • UC School of Forestry High Achievers Award (School-Leaver Scholarship)

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    • Go Waitaha Canterbury Scholarship (School-Leaver Scholarship)

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    • UC Engineering Top Achievers Scholarship (School-Leaver Scholarship)

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    • G B Battersby-Trimble Scholarship in Computer Science

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    • UC Master's Scholarship

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    • T W Adams Scholarship in Forestry

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    • McKelvey Award

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    • Charles and Austin Henry Alabaster Scholarship

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    • University of Canterbury Alumni Scholarship (School-Leaver Scholarship)

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    • Nelson Science Scholarship (School-Leaver Scholarship)

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