Take a New Look at Canterbury!

Study in Ōtautahi Christchurch

One of New Zealand’s premier education hubs, Christchurch is the city where you can study, work and experience a balanced lifestyle of exploration and relaxation. As Aotearoa New Zealand’s newest city, Christchurch is home to businesses creating jobs of the future, a thriving tech sector, a progressive mindset and an innovation ecosystem.

In 2023 you will have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, at no additional cost, to undertake a unique hands-on experience in the Canterbury region as part of your study in Christchurch experience.

  • A basecamp to explore – 2 hours travel from ocean to mountains, 20 minutes to travel from the city to beaches, biking and walking tracks
  • A lower cost of living – 11% cheaper than Wellington, 15% cheaper than Auckland
  • Connected to nature – home to the largest inner-city park in the Southern Hemisphere.

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The University of Canterbury is celebrating our 150th anniversary in 2023.  We are New Zealand’s second oldest university.  Come and join the celebrations.

Explore Our Campus

Join us for a virtual tour of our campus to see key facilities, programmes and exciting student experiences.

Student Stories