History, Affiliations, and Rankings
The University of Canterbury was laid out in 1873 in the focal point of Christchurch (presently the Arts Center). It is the second college in the nation of New Zealand which is a non-benefit advanced education establishment. The college has been authoritatively certified by the Ministry of Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment, New Zealand. It is a world-perceived college that is positioned among the planet's best 250 colleges. It is ranked in the world’s top 400 universities by the QS World University Rankings. According to THE World Ranking 2022, the university has been ranked in the top 501-600 universities in the world. The university has been ranked in the top 175 universities in the world for Clinical and Health by THE. According to QS World University Ranking, 2022 it is ranked at 284 position.
Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses
The University of Canterbury grounds are arranged in 76 hectares of the chronicled scene and the Christchurch suburb of Ilam. The grounds offer wonderful present-day learning and showing open doors, lodging office, four libraries, 24-hour PC suites, labs, studios, boxing preparation region, sports courts, bistros, bars, strict offices, etc. It additionally upholds examination and showing meetings in hands-on work at Harihari, Kaikoura, Westport, and Cass. The college offers in excess of 120 capabilities in more than 150 distinct fields of study. Some of the popular courses offered by university are Business & Management Studies , Design, Engineering, Humanities & Social Sciences, IT & Software, etc.
Accomplishments and Alumni
The University of Canterbury highly esteems its accomplishments and graduate class. It puts stock in building a broad and dynamic organization of striking graduated classes who have succeeded in a bunch of regions. The UC graduated class has made incredible contrasts at the public level as well as at the worldwide level. From an Indigenous Rights dissident to a main New Zealand conceived judge to be a piece of the Privy Council, the alumni of the college have prevailed in every field under the sun. Some of the major alumni are Rita Angus (Painter), Rosemary Banks (Ambassador of UN), David Beauchamp (Civil Engineer), and Don Brash (Politician and Governor of the Reserve Bank), Eleanor Catton (Writer and Man Booker Prize Winner 2013).
Student Diversity and Visiting Companies
UC has a vibrant and diverse student community with more than 100 different nationalities. They are known to have taught almost 9,590 undergraduate students, and 2,777 postgraduate students. That makes a total of 15,564 students. It offers exchanges with 60 different partners from across the world. Employers engage with the students of the university through work-integrated learning, internships, summer/winter work placements, etc. Graduates are given the opportunity to participate in career fairs and events which help them network with the company representatives of some of the top companies like the Ministry of Education of New Zealand, ANZ, Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment, WSP in New Zealand, Fonterra, Aurecon, Bank of New Zealand, The University of Auckland, EY, Deloitte, GHD, etc.