Location: New Zealand
Institution Type: University
The University of Canterbury is New Zealand’s second oldest university which was founded in 1873 as Canterbury College, the first constituent college of the University of New Zealand. In 1933, the name changed from Canterbury College to Canterbury University College. In 1957 the name changed again to the present University of Canterbury.
The University maintains three libraries, with the Central Library (Māori: Te Puna Mātauraka o Waitaha) housed in the tallest building on campus, the 11-storey Puaka-James Hight building. In the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2017, University of Canterbury was ranked in the world’s top 500 universities. The University has over 140 academic, sporting, recreational and cultural societies and clubs. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the largest club SVA (Student Volunteer Army) responded by supporting the vulnerable with their shopping during the lockdown.
NZD 27,000 – 40,000