Information about the University

black and white photo of the Fielding Johnson BuildingHistory and campus

We were founded in 1921 and given full university status in 1957. Find out where the University came from and what has happened since then. You can also read about some of the interesting buildings on our campus.

Find out about our history and campus


bar chartFacts and figures

If you love statistics, these are the webpages for you. Check our current rankings in the various national and international university league tables. Examine tables of student numbers broken down by different criteria. Also includes information about accreditation of some of our awards.

Take a look at the current facts and figures


Front cover of Annual Review Magazine 2015/16Publications

The home for PDF copies of our Annual Review and financial statements.

Read the most recent publications


monthly calendarTerm and semester dates

The University academic year runs from 1 August to 31 July and is divided into three terms or two semesters.

Check the dates for this year and future years





Front cover of Annual Review Magazine 2015/16Publications

The home for PDF copies of our Annual Review and financial statements.

Read the most recent publications