Studying in South Canterbury

Discover a world of opportunity. From preschool and primary through to secondary or tertiary, South Canterbury offers an excellent range of high quality education and training to cater for the needs of the very young to the highest achievers.

Excellent schools throughout the region teach strong attributes preparing students for life. Many have boarding facilities, and choices of state or integrated (semi-private) options, single sex and co-educational.

A wide range of higher learning and career training providers cater to most interests, career enhancement and learning needs alongside Youth support programmes that foster mutual respect and a foundation of successful learning.

Ara | Te Pūkenga Institute of Canterbury's Timaru campus is a few mintues stroll from CBD.

South Canterbury is a friendly, safe region, attracting national and international students who thrive and contribute to this vibrant multi-cultural community.


Schools & Education Centres

Please refer to this Map to locate a wide range of education providers in Timaru city and throughout South Canterbury.

Study and education providers

A range of high quality education and training providers across all age groups and learning requirements is well catered for throughout South Canterbury.


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