Counselling to University of Canterbury today at NZ Centre
The Malaysian Today - Monday, 28 July 2003

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KUCHING: Maeve Stevenson from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand will conduct professional and free student counselling cum interview session at NZ Centre here be here between 2pm - 5pm today.

The University of Canterbury is located in Christchurch, the largest city (close to both the sea and mountains) in New Zealand's South Island.

The university's modern and well-equipped facilities are spread across a spacious campus, with easy access to the city centre.

Known as the Garden City, Christchurch has excellent beaches, parks, reserves and golf courses, and is close to scenic and recreational resources - there are also ski-fields within an hour and a half's drive.

Since its establishment in 1873, the University of Canterbury has gained an international reputation for academic excellence in teaching and research.

Its first (undergraduate) degrees and higher (postgraduate) programmes are recognized across the world, and aim to foster intellectual independence, critical thinking, and professional excellence in every field.

Distinctively, The University of Canterbury offers a wide variety of subjects in flexible degree structures and as such, students are able to combine major and supporting subjects according to their individual interests and abilities, while ensuring that their programmes are coherent and provide a sound basis for employment of further study.

The University of Canterbury offers first and postgraduate degrees in Arts, Commerce, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Forestry, Law, Music and Science. Teaching and supervision up to PhD level is also available in many discipline.

New Zealand has an international reputation as a provider of excellent education and quality lifestyle. The university offers a safe and conducive learning environment, affordable fees and costs of living.

Students and parents are welcomed to come and meet the official from the University of Canterbury at NZ Centre today. The professional counselling is free of charge.

This will be a great opportunity to talk face-to-face on a one-to-one basis and discuss with the counsellor about the exciting opportunities available in the university. Students are encouraged to bring their certificates / result for assessment and for application.

At the same time today, Bruce Stevenson of the St. Thomas of Canterbury College will also be present at the N.Z. Centre to conduct student counselling session.

The N.Z. Centre has recently been established in Kuching as an official representative for all New Zealand Universities and a number of reputable colleges and schools.

The centre is located next to the Carvery Restaurant on Ground Floor, Lot 2067, Jalan Utama, Pending, in Kuching, opposite Telekom Malaysia.

NZ Centre has been hosting a number of universities and schools from New Zealand for professional counselling sessions. For further information on the counselling session, please contact Victoria or Chai or Tim of NZ Centre on 082-334299, 082-337299 or 082-483999 or visit the website: or email: