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Student Life In Christchurch

Living In Christchurch

Kia Ora And Welcome

Kia Ora and welcome to Ōtautahi Christchurch. We are pleased you have chosen Christchurch and Canterbury as your new home. Here you will have the opportunity to receive an internationally recognised education and to explore an exciting and enjoyable lifestyle. 

Why Live In Ōtautahi Christchurch?

Global Leader In Prosperity

out of 149 economies on the Prosperity Index

A Basecamp To Explore

hours get travel from ocean to alps
minutes to travel from the city to beaches, biking and walking tracks

Low Cost Of Living

cheaper than Wellington
cheaper than Auckland

Connected To Nature

Largest inner city park in the Southern Hemisphere

Do Christchurch And Canterbury

Canterbury is a vast treasure trove of landscapes and experiences all year round. We encourage you to get out there and take the opportunity to explore your new backyard. Do Adventure the way that suits you, Do Learn new skills, Do Volunteer and connect with our local community, Do Laughs and Do Memories you will never forget.

Student Life

Do Christchurch And Canterbury

Hero Christchurch Port Hills Mountain Biking Uphill

BeKiwi - Youth Travel And Volunteering Experiences

Check out BeKiwi our new online platform offering experiences in Christchurch and around New Zealand designed to help international students and young travellers better connect with our people and culture while learning new skills.

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Hero Christchurch Skateboarding Bridge of Rememberence

Your New City

Christchurch is the largest city on the east coast of the South Island, where you can study, work and experience a lifestyle that is both stimulating and relaxing.
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