University of Canterbury

What is special about UC?

Graduate attributes

Our UC7 student profiles embody our official graduate attributes. Meet our UC7 students.

Innovative courses

There is something for everyone, with internships, global study opportunities and a world-standard curriculum.

Prestigious learning

UC is a prestigious destination that is ranked in the world’s top 250 universities.


UC offers a range of services to help you settle into University so get familiar with what's on offer.


UC has award-winning and prestigious researchers who supervise and collaborate.

Vibrant community

Find out more about our vibrant and active student community and what we have to offer outside of study.

Fabulous campus

With expansive green spaces and gardens the University's campus simply builds off of the natural beauty it is located within.

Growing city

New and exciting developments have made Ōtautahi Christchurch one of the most forward-thinking cities in the world.

Our students

UC students across all our disciplines describe their UC journeys, what motivates them, and their future plans.

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