new zealand

    The role of University of Canterbury in my life

    8.8 /10

    My university provided me with a good learning platform. With their extended help as well as with the support from my teachers, I was able to learn a lot which surely will help me a lot in my future. I applied to the university with the help of an application called My UC.

    Course Curriculum :

    The tools and the rigor topics of Economics were included in my course curriculum. I was also required to indulge in a broad range of analytical and business skills and took the course that applied economic reasoning. Since the focus of the course was on managerial economics and informed decision making I was able to understand the things better.

    Exams :

    Being an international student I was required to appear for the TOEFL exam, in order to showcase my English proficiency. And I scored 560 in marks in the paper-based test. Along with the test, I also submitted some of my academic and identity documents.

    Internship :

    I did an internship with a firm named ISA Internships. In the internship, I gained access to professional development toolbox. It also included the resources to identify the skills and knowledge that I acquired through my international, academic, and personal experiences.

    Placement :

    There was a good placement team employed at the university when I was studying. They used to organize various career fairs and invite an end number of employers to the university. Also, we were provided guidance on the resume building.

    Events :

    Business and Arts Careers Fair, Law and Justice Recruitment Evening, STEM Careers Fair, Volunteering Expo, and Previous Career Fairs were some of the events that I attended.

    Fees :

    My fee structure for the first year was somewhere around $27,000.

    Scholarship :

    Eamon Molloy Memorial Scholarship, LB Wood Travelling Scholarship, UC College of Engineering International Scholarship, William Georgetti Scholarship, Auckland Council Chief Economist's Research Scholarship in Economics and Roland Stead Postgraduate Scholarship in Biology are some of the scholarships available at the university.

    Faculty :

    My professors used various methodologies in order to impart the skills. The regular lectures and practical experiences provided by them has helped me in the long run. They also used to take us to the organizational visits. Also each time we were encouraged to become better in our fields.

    Hostel :

    Since my first year, I resided in the Bishop Julius Hall. It was a short 7-minute walk through the University gardens. Living in the Single room costed me $18,060 per year. The room contained the facilities such as King single bed, Bookshelves, Wardrobe, desk, internet and Heating.

    8.8 out of 10
    8.0/10Social Life