Top 10 Cities

Christchurch was placed 6th in the Lonely Plant's 'Best in Travel 2013 - Top 10 Cities'.

New Zealand's second largest city

Christchurch is New Zealand's second largest city and the largest on the South Island.

The Canterbury region

The Canterbury region is popular for its adventurous and outdoor opportunities including bungy jumping, sky diving, kayaking, white-water rafting, surfing, cycling, hiking, hot air balloon rides and horse riding.

Garden City

Christchurch is known as the 'Garden City' because of its numerous public parks and uncongested roads.

The motto of Christchurch

The motto of Christchurch is'Fide condita, fructu beata, spe fortis', which translates to 'A city founded in faith, rich in the fulfillment thereof, strong in hope for the future'.


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UCIC at University of Canterbury, Christchurch

UC International College Office: Alice Candy, corner Creyke Rd and Arts Rd’ , University of Canterbury, 20 Kirkwood Ave
Upper Riccarton, Christchurch 8041

Prospective Student Enquiries:
Telephone: +64 3 260 4300
Facsimile: +64 3 260 4319