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Collaborating to educate aerospace engineers

Auckland-based Rocket Lab and the University of Canterbury are collaborating to help educate New Zealanders in the specialist field of aerospace engineering.


‘This is a great degree and you will come out with a sought-after qualification...’

Sheridan Ashford
Studying towards a BForSc
Graduate Forester, Timberlands Ltd


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Up to $2000 off Semester 2 study costs*

Semester 2 starts 13 July and UC has plenty of options for you to consider in 2015. With reduced study costs* and academic assistance to get you started, why wait? *T&Cs apply.

UC Information Evening

Considering university study in 2016 or 2017?

The University of Canterbury invites future students, along with their families, to attend one of our upcoming regional info evenings.

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Discover our students’ top 3 things about UC

Download ‘my UCTOP3’, as featured in our current radio campaign, and find out what students love about life and study at Canterbury.

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Got Merit? Got a scholarship!

Unlimited number of UC Undergraduate Entrance Scholarships are available to those who gain NCEA level 3 Merit or Excellence endorsements in year.

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