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Canterbury students win spatial excellence award

1/12/14 University of Canterbury students Nick Brunsdon and Jayden MacRae are the winners of the inaugural New Zealand student spatial excellence awards...more

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Dr Pete Lamb “…exemplified the tradition of world-class geographer-climatologists out of New Zealand…”...more

Canterbury students win spatial excellence award

University of Canterbury students Nick Brunsdon and Jayden MacRae are the winners of the inaugural New Zealand student spatial excellence awards...more

UC Geography rated as one of the top 100 Geography departments in the world!

In the latest QS World University Rankings released recently, Canterbury is listed as the 242nd ranked university in the world. There are about 17,000 universities worldwide. The university was ranked 333rd in the world in 2006 and has begun growing again as it rapidly rebuilds its facilities. The University of Canterbury was New Zealand’s first university to achieve a QS five-star rating and this has been retained. The University features among the world’s elite (top 200) universities in 16 subjects in the latest QS world university rankings by subject. Out of 3000 universities, UC is rated in the top 100 in History, Geography, Law and Education, and Civil and Structural Engineering.

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