Waterways Centre for Freshwater Management


A joint venture between the University of Canterbury and Lincoln University, the Waterways Centre for Freshwater Management is a focal point for improving knowledge-driven water resource management in New Zealand. The Centre offers undergraduate courses and postgraduate degrees in water resource management, to serve the ever increasing demand for graduates in this field. A strong connection is maintained with private sector and water research organisations to ensure the skills, knowledge, and awareness conveyed in the class room is relevant to the whole water sector. The Centre also acts as first point of contact for external groups seeking research expertise and community or professional development education in the field. It is an example of strong co-operation between the two universities, leading to better education outcomes for the country.