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Lincoln University
Motto Scientia et industria cum probitate (Science and industry with integrity)
Established 1880
Type Public
Chancellor Tom Lambie
Vice-Chancellor Roger Field
Students 4,100 total (2003)
Location Lincoln, New Zealand
Website www.lincoln.ac.nz

Lincoln University is New Zealand's second newest university, formed in 1990 when Lincoln College, Canterbury was made independent of the University of Canterbury. Its undergraduate study areas include agriculture, commerce, computing, engineering, environment, food, forestry, horticulture, hospitality, landscape, Māori planning, property, recreation, sciences, transport and winemaking. A motto is a phrase or a short list of words meant to formally describe the general motivation or intention of a social group or organization. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... 1880 (MDCCCLXXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... A Chancellor is the head of a university. ... A Vice-Chancellor (commonly called the VC) of a university in the United Kingdom, other Commonwealth countries, and some universities in Hong Kong, is the de facto head of the university. ... Lincoln is a town in the Canterbury region of the South Island of New Zealand. ... The front page of the English Wikipedia Website. ... This article is about the year. ... The University of Canterbury is located in the suburbs of the city of Christchurch, New Zealand. ... Commerce is the trading of something of value between two entities. ... Originally, the word computing was synonymous with counting and calculating, and a science that deals with the original sense of computing mathematical calculations. ... Engineering is the application of scientific and technical knowledge to solve human problems. ... A decidous beech forest in Slovenia. ... The Latin words hortus (garden plant) and cultura (culture) together form horticulture, classically defined as the culture or growing of garden plants. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Photograph of a landscape A landscape comprises the visible features of an area of land, including physical elements such as landforms, living elements of flora and fauna, abstract elements such as lighting and weather conditions, and human elements, for instance human activity or the built environment). ... Te Puni, Māori Chief Māori is the name of the indigenous people of New Zealand, and their language. ... // Use of the term The concept of property or ownership has no single or universally accepted definition. ... Tigers playing in the water. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Science For the scientific journal named Science, see Science (journal). ... Wine is an alcoholic beverage produced by the fermentation of grapes and grape juice. ...

Its primary campus is located about 15 km away outside the city of Christchurch in Lincoln, Canterbury. Lincoln is a town in the Canterbury region of the South Island of New Zealand. ... The New Zealand region of Canterbury mostly comprises the Canterbury Plains. ...

Lincoln University began life in 1880 as the Lincoln School of Agriculture. From 1896-1961 it served students under the name "Canterbury Agricultural College", and was the fourth constituent college of the University of New Zealand until that institution's demise. From 1961 to 1990, it became Lincoln College, a constituent college of the University of Canterbury, until achieving autonomy in 1990 as Lincoln University. It is considered the oldest agricultural teaching institution in the Southern Hemisphere. It remains the smallest university in New Zealand. 1880 (MDCCCLXXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... The former University of New Zealand existed as New Zealands only degree awarding university from 1870 to 1961. ... The University of Canterbury is located in the suburbs of the city of Christchurch, New Zealand. ... Southern Hemisphere The Southern Hemisphere is the half of a planets surface (or celestial sphere) that is south of the equator (the word hemisphere literally means half ball). On Earth it contains four continents (part of Africa, Oceania, most of South America, and Antarctica) and four oceans (South Atlantic...

The NZ Tertiary Education Commission's first Performance Based Research Fund ranking exercise in 2003 - equivalent to the UK's RAE - ranked the quality of Lincoln University's research at sixth place. It also received highest percentage increase in research funding. A New Zealand tertiary education funding process. ...

Academic Units:

Agriculture and Life Sciences Division: animal science, farm management, horticultural management, Computational Modelling, food and wine science.

Bio-Protection and Ecology Division: entomology; plant pathology and crop protection; ecology, conservation and wildlife management; evolution, molecular genetics and biodiversity.

Commerce Division: accounting, business management, economics, finance, marketing and property studies.

Environment, Society and Design Division: environmental design, resource planning, transport studies, landscape architecture, Māori and indigenous planning and development, recreation management, social sciences, tourism, communication and exercise science.

See also

The University of Auckland is New Zealands largest research-based university. ... The University of Canterbury is located in the suburbs of the city of Christchurch, New Zealand. ... The University of Otago in Dunedin is New Zealands oldest university. ... The University of Waikato is located in Hamilton and Tauranga, New Zealand, and was established in 1964. ... Victoria University of Wellington was established in 1897 as the fifth constituent college of the University of New Zealand by an Act of Parliament. ... Massey University is a university of New Zealand. ... The Auckland University of Technology (AUT) is New Zealand’s newest university, formed on 1 January 2000 when the Auckland Institute of Technology was granted university status. ...

External links

  • The university's website
  • Lincoln University Students' Association



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