Teaching quality The University of Canterbury is placed among the top 250 universities in the world, with 15 of its subjects being ranked in the top 200 in the world (QS World University Rankings). UC has also been awarded a 5-star ranking by the QS World University Rankings for its research and teaching excellence.
The University of Canterbury’s academic staff are popular in their fields and often write the textbooks. The university also brings in academics from other universities situated all around the world, including Cambridge and Oxford, through its staff exchange programme. In addition, The University of Canterbury’s Erskine Programme attracts nearly 75 international academic lecturers every year, like winners of the Nobel Prize Emeritus Professor Clive Granger as well as Professor Bob Grubbs.
The University of Canterbury has partnerships with more than 60 different institutions in Asia, North America, Europe, as well as Australia. There are also more than 100 different nationalities as well as ethnicities represented on campus, ensuring a diverse and welcoming home for international students.