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Ara Institute of Canterbury

Co-Ed / Tertiary

Conveniently located in the Christchurch city centre, Ara Institute of Canterbury is the largest institute of technology in the South Island. Ara provides a personalised learning experience, one that is flexible and respectful of our students’ educational needs and career goals. We help you succeed with your studies and make the most of the time you spend living in New Zealand.

You will enjoy classes with a low student-to-staff ratio and easy access to our impressive purpose-built modern facilities. Our focus is always on balancing theory with practical learning to ensure you are work-ready when you graduate. The teaching staff at Ara have years of real-world experience and industry contacts so they teach you skills that employers are looking for. Work placement opportunities during your study prepare you for the realities of the job. We are proud of our NZQA Category 1 status of Highly Confident/Highly Confident. You can follow a seamless pathway of study at Ara with programmes ranging from English Language studies to Foundation studies, diplomas, undergraduate degrees, graduate and post graduate qualifications. We look forward to welcoming and supporting you through your studies at Ara.

Accommodation

Homestay

Residential Village (Halls of Residence)

 

Course Highlights

English Language

Foundation Study Pathways

Nursing and Post Graduate Health Science

Sustainable Practice

Architectural Studies, Quantity Surveying and Construction Management

Cookery, Tourism & Hospitality Management

Laboratory Technology

Engineering Technology

Computing & ICT

Commerce & Business

Broadcasting Communications

Performing Arts & Musical Arts

Fashion

Art & Design

Outdoor Education

Student Numbers

International Students: 978 EFTS

Total Number Students: 17,000 including 1800 international students

Contact

America Holdene