University of Canterbury
The University of Canterbury in Christchurch was founded by scholars from Oxford and Cambridge Universities in 1873. The University of Canterbury has an international reputation for academic excellence in both teaching and research. Its first (undergraduate) degrees and higher (postgraduate) programmes aim to foster intellectual independence, critical thinking, and professional excellence in every field. The University of Canterbury will give you an excellent educational foundation that you will be able to turn into an amazing career. With expansive green spaces and gardens, UC builds off the natural beauty by which it is surrounded. This includes Christchurch's iconic Avon river which meanders alongside University Drive through the campus.