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Lincoln University

Professor Grant Edwards


Professor Grant Edwards

Location / campuses

  • Te Waihora Campus, Lincoln, Christchurch

Date established


Numbers of students

  • Student headcount: 3,415 (in 2022)
  • Equivalent full-time students: 2,480 (in 2022)


  • All activity associated with the land-based sectors

Rankings / awards

  • 2018/79 World Ranking: 317
  • QS Five Stars rating
  • Top 50 in the field of agriculture and forestry
  • 2018 Time Higher Education World University Ranking: 501-600 bracket
  • 2018 ranked at 100 in THE Asia-Pacific rankings

Lincoln University is New Zealand’s specialist land-based university. The University’s qualifications range from certificate level through to PhD – and our teaching and research covers all activity associated with the agriculturally-based sectors to meet the needs of not only New Zealand but also the world.