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Ara Institute of Canterbury - Ashburton Campus

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Rank: 3
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Applied number: 11
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Ara Institute of Canterbury Ltd is a vibrant, progressive, government-funded institute providing world-class, tertiary-level education.

Our objective is to empower students to build better worlds. We want every Ara student to be equipped for the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead, and we achieve this by providing relevant courses, taught by inspirational mentors in real-life learning environments.

Our talented staff, innovative industry partners and supportive community play a significant role in contributing to this outcome. Collectively, we're committed to ensuring that every student has the industry-relevant knowledge, skills and experience they need to get the job they want and to excel in it.

Our learning models and course content continually evolve to respond to industry and regional needs. To ensure our students have real-world experience and graduate work-ready, we offer an ever-expanding array of workplace training opportunities, internships, apprenticeships and partnerships with industry. And to meet the demand for flexible study options, we offer an increasing range of online, blended delivery and part-time programmes.

These measures, combined with a low student-to-tutor ratio and comprehensive support services, ensure our students thrive in an inclusive, nurturing, flexible and technology-enhanced study environment where meaningful learning experiences are the norm.

And it means that when they head out into the world, our graduates are equipped with internationally-relevant qualifications, valuable industry connections and skills that will enable them to contribute to a fast-changing world.

Why Ara Institute of Canterbury - Ashburton Campus

The Ashburton campus is located west of the town centre, within walking distance from the town's shopping area, supermarkets, department stores and recreational facilities. Ashburton is a thriving rural town about one hour's drive south of Christchurch and is a great place for recreational pursuits, with ski fields, lakes and reserves within easy reach.

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Avg Cost of Tuition/Year NZD$ 19,920
Cost of Living/Year NZD$ 16,300
Application Fee NZD$ 0
Estimated Total/Year NZD$ 36,220

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