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University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury, Christchurch New Zealand +1
  • Te Whare Wananga o Waitaha, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • QS World University Rankings
    270
  • QS Stars
    5
  • StatusPublic
  • Research OutputVery High
  • Student/Faculty Ratio17
  • ScholarshipsYes
  • International Students3,000
  • SizeL
  • Total Faculty801

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The University of Canterbury | Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha (UC) is one of the leading research universities in New Zealand.  UC has produced a number of well-known graduates who have impacted the world we live in today and become leaders in their field. Today, UC graduates are well-known for their willingness and capacity to have an impact in their chosen endeavour. By nurturing a spirit of inquiry, UC challenges its students to explore their chosen academic pursuit and venture into unfamiliar fields of knowledge and learning. UC graduates are bi-culturally aware, employable, entrepreneurial, global citizens that contribute to their communities, New Zealand, and internationally with an ethos of making difference.

UC 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. UC offers qualifications that are recognised worldwide and 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. 

About

The University of Canterbury | Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha (UC) is one of the leading research universities in New Zealand.  UC has produced a number of well-known graduates who have impacted the world we live in today and become leaders in their field. Today, UC graduates are well-known for their willingness and capacity to have an impact in their chosen endeavour. By nurturing a spirit of inquiry, UC challenges its students to explore their chosen academic pursuit and venture into unfamiliar fields of knowledge and learning. UC graduates are bi-culturally aware, employable, entrepreneurial, global citizens that contribute to their communities, New Zealand, and internationally with an ethos of making difference.

UC 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. UC offers qualifications that are recognised worldwide and 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. 

University highlights

University of Canterbury is one of the top Public universities in Christchurch, New Zealand. It is ranked #270 in QS Global World Rankings 2021.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #221
  • 2013
    #238
  • 2014
    #242
  • 2015
    #211
  • 2016
    #=214
  • 2018
    #214
  • 2019
    #=231
  • 2020
    #227
  • 2021
    #270

Ranking criteria

35.9
Overall
35.6
Academic Reputation
37.4
Employer Reputation
10.7
Faculty Student Ratio
38
Citations per Faculty
99.6
International Faculty Ratio
60.2
International Students Ratio

Student & Staff

Total students
13,594

16%
84%

International students
3,000

36%
64%

Total faculty staff
801

381.52
419.51

Total students
13,594

16%
84%

International students
3,000

36%
64%

Total faculty staff
801

419.51
381.52
2021
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Scholarships

Yes
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