The University of Canterbury is one of the leading research universities in New Zealand, it 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.
The university comprises of 5 colleges: College of Arts, College of Business & Law, College of Education, Health & Human Development, College of Engineering and College of Science. The university offers degrees in Arts, Commerce, Education (physical education), Engineering, Fine Arts, Forestry, Health Sciences, Law, Music, Social Work, Speech and Language Pathology, Science, Sports Coaching and Teaching. Overall the University of Canterbury offers 70 degree programs.
The university has a total student population of more than 11,000 of which more than 9,500 students are enrolled at the under graduate level. It has 18% of its student population as international students. The main campus is set within 87 hectares of land and student accommodation is surrounded by playing fields and forests, as well as the renowned Ilam Gardens, famous for its flowers, trees and waterways.
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University of Canterbury Programs
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Undergraduate: NZD $28,500
Graduate: Fees vary for each program.
Fees vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.
Undergraduate: February 13th
Graduate: Deadlines vary for each program
Deadlines vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.
University of Canterbury Rankings
1. UC International First Year Undergraduate Scholarships
The University of Canterbury offers the UC International First Year Scholarship to high-achieving international students beginning an undergraduate degree program at the University.
Eligibility Criteria/ Scholarship Guidelines
Eligible candidates have to be full-fee-paying international students and should not be citizens of New Zealand or Australia, or holders of New Zealand residence class visas. They must complete, or have completed on or after 1 January of the year before the year of application, a University Entrance-level qualification that permits entry into a University of Canterbury undergraduate degree program.
One should have applied for admission to the University by 15 August of the year prior to their intended first year of enrolment at the University.
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