UC Key Facts Summary

UC at a Glance

University of CanterburyNumbers
Students 17,299
Staff 1,909
International staff 50%
Alumni 142,000
QS Ranked University 5 Star
Colleges 5
Courses Over 2,000
Research Centres/Institutes Over 35
Assets $1.5b

Audited figures 2018

Student numbers

Head CountAugust 2019
Domestic Fee 15720
 New to UC 4639
 Returning 11081
International Fee paying 2336
New to UC 1141
Returning 1195
Total 18044
  % International Fee Paying 13%

UC Students – Equity and Diversity

Head Count August 2019
Gender   
 Females 9176
 % of Females 51%
Ethnicity   
 Maori 1126
 Pasifika 446
 Asian 2512
 European 10872
 MELAA 405
 Other 388
 Not Stated 529

Students may choose to identify with up to three different ethnic groups, so the sum will add to more that the total headcount.

Staff numbers

 August 2019
All Full Time Equivalent  
Permanent 564
Temporary 250
Total Academic 814
General   
Permanent  931
Temporary  220
Total General  1151
Total Academic and General  1965
Demographics   
Female % 49%
Maori %  4%
Pasifika % 1%
Number of Nationalities 82
Academic SSR  18

Qualifications and courses with enrolments

 August 2019
MoE Qualifications with active enrolments  
Bachelors (including intermediate) 30
Bachelors with Honours 12
Certificates and Diplomas 11
Doctorates 3
Graduate Certificates and Diplomas 11
Masters 52
Post Graduate Certificates and Diplomas 33
Total 152
Courses with active enrolments  
Pre degree 14
Stage 1 UG (NZQF 5) 213
Stage 2 UG (NZQF 6) 395
Stage 3 UG (NZQF 7) 473
Honours (NZQF 8) 437
Masters (NZQF 9) 379
Doctorate (NZQF 10) 75
Total 1986

Voluntary academic staff turnover

 2019 Rolling
Turnover Ratio 3.1%
Resignation Ratio  1.9%

Current year includes terminations from past 12 months rolling period.