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 37 Alford Forest Rd Ashburton
7700 New Zealand
Phone: 0800 426 725 37
Fax: 03 308 8872
Contact Person: Stephanie Collins

Ara Institute of Canterbury
Ara Institute of Canterbury is recognised as one of New Zealand’s leading tertiary institutes. Specialising in applied, vocational and professional training, Ara has an impressive history of innovation and academic success.
Extensive programme range
Ara offers more than 150 programmes from foundation courses through to graduate qualifications in a range of subjects, each focused on equipping you with the skills and knowledge you need to succeed in real-world workplaces. The institute works closely with businesses, institutions and organisations to ensure its programme content is up-to-date and industry-relevant, and to provide students with study-related work opportunities such as internships, work placements and research projects.
Expert tutors
Ara’s dedicated tutors have extensive experience and strong industry connections. By studying alongside these experts, you’ll gain valuable skills and knowledge that will prepare you for a career here or overseas.
Purpose-built facilities and equipment
Our learning environments mimic industry workplaces and are well-appointed with specialist equipment and resources. Small class sizes enable plenty of one-on-one time with your tutors and the flexibility to follow your interests.
Comprehensive student support services
Ara’s comprehensive support services are devoted to helping you enjoy all the benefits of being a student. Support staff can help with everything from enrolment and accommodation through to learning support and advice on how to plan your career.
Vibrant campus life

Ara's five campuses are vibrant, multicultural places in which to study and socialise. You'll always have the opportunity to engage with other students from diverse backgrounds, both in your programme and throughout the institution, and to make connections that can last a lifetime. There are many opportunities to socialise, with several on-campus cafes, recreational facilities and a calendar of student events. 

Contact Details

Ara Institute of Canterbury - Ashburton

37 Alford Forest Rd,



New Zealand

Phone: 0800 426 725

Fax: 03 687 1809

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