The University of Canterbury's research and teaching activities cover the Arts, Business & Economics, Education, Engineering, Law and Science. The University hosts a number of research centres, including the NZ ICT Innovation Institute (NZi3), the Biomolecular Interaction Centre, the NZ Institute for Language, Brain & Behaviour, and the Waterways Centre for Freshwater Management. The University Campus occupies 86 ha of land in the suburb of Ilam, Christchurch. It also has off-site field stations, including the Mt John Observatory. The University has a sustainability network of students and staff who share an interest in this area. It also has a Sustainability Office which leads the University's sustainability activities. The University's sustainability policies apply to various activities on campus including printing and food service procurement. This commitment to sustainability is shared by the University of Canterbury Students' Association which has its own sustainability policy.


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Contact details

20 Kirkwood Ave, Ilam, Christchurch 8041, NZ

Phone: +64 3 366 7001