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Ara Institute of Canterbury is recognised as one of New Zealand’s leading tertiary institutes.
Ara Institute of Canterbury

It was created in 2016 when CPIT and Aoraki Polytechnic merged, bringing together two well-established organisations and over 200 years of collective experience and success.

Ara specialises in real-world learning and sustainable career outcomes. Programmes range from foundation studies through to graduate qualifications and are available in a wide range of subjects from art and architecture to engineering, performing arts, business, health, science, broadcasting, trades and more.

Ara has five campuses throughout the Canterbury region and outstanding tutors who are industry professionals, chosen for the exceptional knowledge and experiences that they can share with students. The institute works closely with industry to ensure students have relevant skills for employment, and have a wide range of work placement opportunities.

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