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

Canterbury Engineering the Future (CETF)

The CETF project comprises a major modernisation and renewal of all engineering facilities including a rebuild or refurbishment of every wing and construction of a new Structural Engineering Laboratory.

The location of the College of Engineering right on the edge of campus makes it an ideal facility to demonstrate UC's aims and aspirations, in a tangible way to the community. Structural elements of the new entrance off Creyke Road will reflect that UC Engineering is a world-class, state-of-the-art facility for teaching, learning and research.

The Core, at the very centre of the development will introduce an exciting new element where staff and students can learn and socialise together in a modern teaching and learning environment. Designed to promote learning and research collaborations, it will encourage interactions between the different engineering departments and cross sections of undergraduate and postgraduate students that inspire innovative solutions.

Work stations for individuals and groups will be built in, and wi-fi will be readily available. There will also be a space to display engineering projects and product developments, and a café with different seating and study options.

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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
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    University of Canterbury 
    Private Bag 4800
    Christchurch 8140 
    New Zealand
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