Study Abroad at Canterbury...
Discover New Zealand!

New Zealand is known throughout the world as a country of great natural beauty - one that is easy to fall in love with and impossible to forget. The country's lakes, mountains, native forest, open spaces and clean air provide a magical backdrop to your STUDY ABROAD experience.

The University of Canterbury welcomes Study Abroad students for one or more semesters.

Check out what our Study Abroad and Exchange students have been up to around the South Island below and view other photos from the Photo Competition!


'My study at Canterbury has been remarkable in every respect.'
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John Van Citters - Winning Photo
Waipara Springs

Waipara Springs
Lake Tekapo


UC International Mobility Inbound Study Abroad Scholarship

The University of Canterbury is offering a significant scholarship programme for Study Abroad students attending UC in 2014. A number of UC International Mobility Inbound Study Abroad Awards are available to Study Abroad students who are enrolled in a full-time degree programme at a recognised institution outside of New Zealand, and who wish to study at the University of Canterbury for one or two semesters under UC’s Study Abroad programme. Awards may be worth up to NZ$5,000, with the majority of awards to be allocated at NZ$1,250 or NZ$2,500.

This is a great opportunity for you to join us in New Zealand for the experience of a lifetime!

To find out more about our beautiful country, please visit