Canterbury Engineering the Future (CETF) - Learning Resources - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Canterbury Engineering the Future (CETF)

Since 2014, the CETF project has been rebuilding or completely refurbishing every wing of the engineering precinct, including construction of a new Structural Engineering Laboratory, to ensure our students experience the most modern educational facilities available.

The Electrical and Computer Engineering wing and the Chemical and Process Engineering wing were completed in 2016 and the Engineering Core, at the heart of the precinct, welcomed its first students at the start of 2017.

The Core introduces a dynamic new element where staff and students can learn and socialise together in a modern environment designed to promote learning and research collaborations. It encourages the sort of interactions between different engineering departments and between undergraduate and postgraduate students that inspire innovative solutions.

When the entire precinct is completed this year, it will provide UC students with some of the best facilities for teaching, learning and research in the southern hemisphere for decades to come.

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College contact: Professor Jan Evans-Freeman, Pro-Vice Chancellor Engineering: +64 3 364 2708 / email
Project Manager: Gareth Jones, Senior Project Manager: +64 369 3217 ext 93217 / email
Completion dates:

- Structural Engineering Laboratory: Completed April 2016
- Electrical and Computer Engineering: Completed July 2016
- Chemical and Process Engineering: Completed December 2016
- The Core: Completed February 2017
- Civil and Natural Resources Engineering: Structures and Fluids Labs June 2017, Balance Sept 2017
- Mechanical Engineering: September 2017

  • Phone: +64 3 369 3209
    On Campus: 93209
  • Learning Resources - Capital Works
    University of Canterbury 
    Private Bag 4800
    Christchurch 8140 
    New Zealand
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