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20 Kirkwood Ave, Upper Riccarton, Christchurch 8041

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Number of Students: 13,800

Internationals: 1,300

Year established: 1873

QS World University Ranking: 214

University of Canterbury

Established in 1873, the University of Canterbury is located in Christchurch and is New Zealand’s second oldest university. It ranks in the world’s top three per cent of universities and is internationally recognised for its high-quality degrees, research excellence, and a vibrant and supportive learning environment across its campus community. University of Canterbury was the first university in New Zealand to be awarded the prestigious QS 5-star ranking for overall excellence.

The University of Canterbury has 15 subjects ranked in the world’s top 200 (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018): accounting and finance, business and management, computer science and information systems , earth and marine sciences, economics and econometrics, education, electrical engineering, engineering, English language and literature, environmental sciences geography, law, linguistics, psychology, and sociology.

  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Education
  • Law
  • Biological sciences
  • Communication
  • Psychology
  • Music

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