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University of Canterbury

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Founded 1873 as Canterbury College.

Location:
Christchurch, New Zealand

Founding Date:
1873

Motto:
Ergo tua rura manebunt

Enrollment:
12,600

Official Website:
http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Rhys Darby
Actor
21-Mar-1974   Murray on Flight of the Conchords
John Key
Government
9-Aug-1961   Prime Minister of New Zealand
Murray R. McClean
Business
c. 1949   CEO of Commercial Metals
Glenn M. Renwick
Business
22-May-1955   CEO of Progressive
Bill Rowling
Head of State
15-Nov-1927 31-Oct-1995 Prime Minister of New Zealand, 1974-75
Ernest Rutherford
Physicist
30-Aug-1871 19-Oct-1937 Father of nuclear physics
Norman Thagard
Astronaut
3-Jul-1943   Shuttle astronaut

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Roy Kerr
Mathematician
16-May-1934   Rotating black holes


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