Interest in agriculture drives sharp rise in Lincoln University enrolments

22 March 2024

Enrolments at Lincoln University are up 20 percent on last year thanks to strong uptake in agriculture based studies. The university said domestic enrolments for semester one were up 21 percent while international enrolments had risen 13 percent.

The top programmes of choice this year were: Bachelor of Agricultural Science, Bachelor of Commerce (Agriculture), Bachelor of Land and Property Management, and Master of Applied Computing.

Vice-Chancellor Professor Grant Edwards said there has been a 58 percent increase in postgraduate students with the university on track to exceed 5000 students by the end of the year.

"The strong growth signals Lincoln University's increasing influence in shaping the future of the land-based sectors in Aotearoa and globally.

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RNZ, 21 March 2024