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University of Canterbury

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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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.

This institute is rated 5 Stars based on 8 categories.
Research
Employability
Teaching
Facilities
Internationalization
Innovation
Specialist Criteria
Inclusiveness
211
2016
=214
2017
214
2018
  • 46.30
    Overall Score
  • 47.1
    Academic Reputation
  • 56.8
    Citations per Faculty
  • 48.5
    Employer Reputation
  • 99
    International Faculty
  • 64.7
    International Students
51-100
2014
101-150
2015
51-100
2016
51-100
2017
  • 63.3
    Academic Reputation
  • 88.6
    Citations per Paper
  • 73
    Employer Reputation
  • 78.3
    H-index Citations
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
698
International
316

Number of students

11,324
Postgraduate 18%
Undergraduate 82%

Number of international students

2,338
Postgraduate 38%
Undergraduate 62%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.