History, Affiliations and Rankings
Lincoln University was established as an independent university in the year 1990. This was after Lincoln College, Canterbury was made independent of the University of Canterbury. The university has been ranked 356th in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Ranking along with a five-star rating. Its subject areas of Forestry and Agriculture are ranked in the top 100. The Times Higher Education (THE) world university rankings 2020 has put Lincoln in the 501-600 bracket. The university has been formally accredited by organisations like European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST), Certified Practising Accountants (CPA) Australia, Urban Allotment Gardens, Valuers' Registration Board (VRB), among others.
Infrastructure, Campus & Courses
The campus is located in the outskirts of Christchurch, which is the largest city in the south island of New Zealand. Lincoln University is the only university of New Zealand to be a member of the Global Challenges University Alliance. It is also the first university to offer landscape architecture course in the southern hemisphere. It offers the best course in the field of agriculture. The university provides a peaceful study environment within the campus. The students who are interested in the area of study like agriculture, landscape architecture and viticulture can consider applying at Lincoln University.
Accomplishments & Alumni
From Celebrity Cooks to Deputy Chief Minister, Lincoln University has a long list of notable alumni. The university is known to have produced a higher percentage of graduates in different fields compared to the national average. Its students receive better support during their study for popular degrees that promise a wider range of employment scope and opportunities.
Student Diversity & Visiting Companies
The university has the highest ratio of postgraduate students in New Zealand. Every year, students from more than 70 countries enrol for admission under various courses at Lincoln University. The students from abroad form 30% of the total students at the university, which is the highest percentage of international students in New Zealand. The city where the university is located has higher economic development and employment rate. Thus, the students who are a part of the university have higher chances of opportunities and career growth.
Lincoln University - New Zealand
Ellesmere Jct Rd, Lincoln 7647, New Zealand
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