坎特伯雷大学

University of Canterbury, Christchurch

  • #=261 QS全球排名
  • Very High研究成果
  • 13,465学生人数
  • 892教员人数
  • 2,135国际学生人数

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The University of Canterbury | TeWhare Wānanga o Waitaha (UC) is one of the leading research universities in NewZealand, founded in 1873 by scholars of Oxford and Cambridge universities, isthe second oldest university in New Zealand and the fourth oldest inAustralasia. Since its establishment, UC has produced a number of well-knowngraduates who have impacted the world we live in today including physicistErnest Rutherford, author Margaret Mahy, and astrophysicist Roy Kerr and otherswho have become leaders in their field. Today, UC graduates go on tohigh-calibre employment in business, Government, and NGO sectors, while othergraduates are accepted into prestigious university programmes, and secure researchand teaching positions around the world.

UC’s main campus is located inattractively landscaped grounds in the suburb of Ilam with learning andperformance spaces in the heart of Christchurch. The University is structuredaround five Colleges: Arts; Business and Law; Education, Health and HumanDevelopment; Science; and Engineering. Each College balances a commitment toinnovation and research with a reputation for academic and teaching excellence.Education is a significant investment, so it is reassuring that Canterburyoffers qualifications that are recognised worldwide.

About

The University of Canterbury | TeWhare Wānanga o Waitaha (UC) is one of the leading research universities in NewZealand, founded in 1873 by scholars of Oxford and Cambridge universities, isthe second oldest university in New Zealand and the fourth oldest inAustralasia. Since its establishment, UC has produced a number of well-knowngraduates who have impacted the world we live in today including physicistErnest Rutherford, author Margaret Mahy, and astrophysicist Roy Kerr and otherswho have become leaders in their field. Today, UC graduates go on tohigh-calibre employment in business, Government, and NGO sectors, while othergraduates are accepted into prestigious university programmes, and secure researchand teaching positions around the world.

UC’s main campus is located inattractively landscaped grounds in the suburb of Ilam with learning andperformance spaces in the heart of Christchurch. The University is structuredaround five Colleges: Arts; Business and Law; Education, Health and HumanDevelopment; Science; and Engineering. Each College balances a commitment toinnovation and research with a reputation for academic and teaching excellence.Education is a significant investment, so it is reassuring that Canterburyoffers qualifications that are recognised worldwide.

University highlights

QS World University Ranking

  • 2012
    #221
  • 2014
    #238
  • 2015
    #242
  • 2016
    #211
  • 2017
    #=214
  • 2018
    #214
  • 2019
    #=231
  • 2020
    #=227
  • 2021
    #=270
  • 2022
    #258
  • 2023
    #=284
  • 2024
    #=256
  • 2025
    #=261

Student & Staff

Total students
13,465

12%
88%

International students
2,135

27%
73%

Total faculty staff
892

461
431

Total students
13,465

12%
88%

International students
2,135

27%
73%

Total faculty staff
892

431
461
2024
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Scholarships

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Campus locations

University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, NZ,

University of Canterbury , Christchurch , New Zealand , 8140

Te Whare Wananga o Waitaha, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch, NZ,

Te Whare Wananga o Waitaha , Christchurch , New Zealand , 8140

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