About UC

Welcome to University of Canterbury

Your journey to the prestigious University of Canterbury (UC) begins with UC International College (UCIC). UC has 6 faculties and a triple crowned Business school. It rates 2nd in NZ for employability and has over 3000 employer connections. 

To learn more about UC's exceptional supportive programmes, facilities, and campus life, visit the UC website.

Take a Tour of the UC Campus

Student Life

The University of Canterbury is home to a vibrant and diverse community of over 22,000 students from 110 countries. Here, you'll find a rich and inclusive environment for living and learning.

On Campus

UC offers a variety of services to support international students in their transition to New Zealand.

These services help students integrate into the local community, connect with fellow students, and support them in their studies. All UCIC students have access to these services.

My Connections

With free Wi-Fi access for all students and Christchurch International Airport just a ten-minute drive from campus, you're never too far from home. UC ensures that you stay well-connected.

Study at UC

Founded in 1873, the University of Canterbury holds a distinguished international reputation for delivering high-quality degree programmes, featuring exceptional teaching staff, and conducting cutting-edge research.

Your academic journey at UC is a pathway to success.