Lincoln University

Lincoln University is agriculture and land based university in New Zealand. It was established in the year 1878 as a School of Agriculture. Initially, it was linked to Canterbury College and welcomed their first batch of students in the year 1888. In 1896, when agriculture had become well established as the mainstay of New Zealand’s exports, it separated from Canterbury College and became Canterbury Agricultural College, with its own governing body and the ability to award degrees through the University of New Zealand. In 1961, it change its name to Lincoln collage and become a constituent college of the University of Canterbury. In 1990, Lincoln College formally separated from the University of Canterbury and became the self-governing national university as Lincoln University. It is 3rd oldest University in the New Zealand and also recognized as 1.4% of all universities globally and it ranks in the top 50 in the fields of Agriculture and Forestry
Lincoln University is a small university with a big reputation, consistently rating highly in international rankings. And its boutique size provided students with major advantages, creating a wonderful sense of community. Lincoln University is based in Lincoln (in the Selwyn district of Canterbury), a small town located 20km outside of the city of Christchurch. It is situated on 58 hectares of green space, the campus offers modern teaching facilities, a comprehensive library, IT labs, free car parking, a dining hall, a café and bar, a printer, a travel agency, banking services and sporting facilities. Moreover, this university provide courses from diploma level to Doctoral level with specialties in business, creative arts, engineering, agriculture, health and nursing, hospitality, environment, etc. In Addition to this, Lincoln University has 14 research centres that focus on specific topics such as agribusiness, food, environment and the biodiversity.

Areas of Specialisation

  • Agriculture, Horticulture and Viticulture
  • Business
  • Environment
  • Food, Wine and Beer
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Property and Valuation
  • Sciences
  • Sport and Recreation
  • Tourism
  • English Language

 

Features

  • Top 1.4% of all universities globally
  • 18th rated for small universities in the world
  • 14 Research Centres, and 10 University owned farms
  • Mentoring, and student welfare via Lincoln University Students' Association (LUSA)

 

Intake

Feb, July

 

Fee Ranges

NZD 27,000 to 40,000

 

Location:
Christchurch

Institution Type: University