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Lincoln University


Professor James McWha

Location / campuses

  • Te Waihora Campus, Lincoln, Christchurch
  • Telford, South Otago

Date established


Numbers of students

  • Student headcount: 5,819
  • Equivalent full-time students: 2,934


  • All activity associated with the land-based sectors

Rankings / awards

  • 2016/17 World Ranking: 343
  • QS Five Stars rating
  • Top 100 in the field of agriculture and forestry
  • 2017 World University Ranking: 401-500 bracket

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 land-based sectors to meet the needs of not only New Zealand but also the world.