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University of Canterbury ranked No.1 university twice

University of Canterbury ranked No.1 university in two out of four TEC rankings

August 12, 2014

The University of Canterbury is ranked first in the country in two out of the four annual performance rankings just released by the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC).

Canterbury has the highest proportion of students completing qualifications and the highest proportion of students progressing to higher levels of any New Zealand university, according to the TEC.

The proportion of Canterbury students who completed their qualifications was 88 percent, compared with the national average of 81 percent. The proportion of Canterbury students who progressed to study at a higher level was 95 percent, with the national average 79 percent.

The university was ranked third on the successful completion of courses and for students who remained in study.

The university is the first in New Zealand to be rated five stars by international university QS rankings company and remains among the top three percent of universities in the world.

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