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Old 03-28-2007, 01:54 PM
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Default Canterbury University

I saw this on an applicant resume and I cant seem to find it anywhere. Can anyone help?
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Old 03-28-2007, 05:47 PM
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I saw this on an applicant resume and I cant seem to find it anywhere. Can anyone help?
http://www.canterbury.ac.nz

and maybe

http://www.canterbury.ac.uk
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Old 03-29-2007, 07:19 PM
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It could also be the "Canterbury University" that the ODA speaks of here...
http://www.osac.state.or.us/oda/unaccredited.aspx

"Not associated with the legitimate New Zealand University of Canterbury nor the UK Canterbury Christ Church University or University of Kent at Canterbury."
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Old 04-22-2007, 08:29 AM
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I saw this on an applicant resume and I cant seem to find it anywhere. Can anyone help?
There is also the "University of Kent" which is at Canterbury, UK

But anyone just saying "University of Canterbury" is prob fake as they should be more precise!
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Old 05-10-2007, 04:02 PM
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I saw this on an applicant resume and I cant seem to find it anywhere. Can anyone help?
In answer to your question, I have researched this school for a client, as I am a licensed investigator in New Jersey.In seeing your thread, I thought I would reply. After alleviating the Universities mentioned here, I continued my search. I must admit it wasn't easy. Time consuming and phone inquiries.

Yes, the Canterbury University in question was initially a business school founded in England in 1974 called "The Canterbury College of Business Studies." It offered correspondence courses as a private degree granting body. Since then, the laws have changed in England in 1988 regarding British Private Degree Granting Bodies. The name changed to Canterbury University, but the school was then registered in the Republic of Seychelles (islands in the Indian Ocean north of Madagascar) The school is compliant with the Seychelles legislation. For a time, Canterbury maintained a Graduates Services office at 193 Market St. Hyde, Cheshire, SK14 1HF England.
They are no longer there. The school was accredited by the United Congress of Colleges, based in Ireland. The reason you were unable to locate them is because they have since vanished from the "radar screen."
As from accounts I have obtained, Canterbury University issued dgrees based on professional/ experiential learning and prior study, acceptable in certain countries.
Hope this gives you some insight on the school.

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Old 02-28-2008, 11:12 PM
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This was very much a real, accredited school when I graduated from Canterbury Univertsity in 2000. Not a degree/diploma mill and is not one of those "lifetime experience degree granting institutions".
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Old 02-29-2008, 06:56 AM
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Diploma Mills change address and look for some islands to relocate as other countries make it harder for the substandard and bogus entities to exist in their territories.

I heard about other Diploma Mills that moved their P.O mail forwarding service to Seychelles islands in the Indian Ocean and other islands in Indi.
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Old 04-10-2008, 10:35 AM
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Smile I found info about Canterbury University.

I found info about Canterbury Uninersity.
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Canterbury University


The Canterbury University of today traces its history to the formation of "The Canterbury College of Business Studies" founded in England in 1974. It offered “External Programmes” as a private external degree granting body. Canterbury is a cathedral city in east Kent in South East England and is the seat of the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Primate of All England, head of the Church of England and of the worldwide Anglican Communion. ... External Degree, an academic degree awarded to nonresident students, who spend little or no time in formal classes. ...


Canterbury cathedralIn 1988, England went under an important change in the laws governing education and in particular private degree granting bodies, Canterbury College took the opportunity to internationalise its structure and programmes by acquiring full “University Status”. Since then it has maintained its university status and Canterbury University is today a fully authorised tertiary level academic institution under British law and incorporated for that specific function in the Republic of the Seychelles, a member of the Commonwealth of the British Nations. Photograph by Keith Edkins File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Photograph by Keith Edkins File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem God Save the King (Queen) England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Government Constitutional monarchy - Queen Queen Elizabeth II - Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification - by Athelstan 967 Area... It has been s***ested that this article be split into multiple articles accessible from a disambiguation page. ... The law of the United Kingdom consists of several independent legal systems which use common law principles, civil law principles, or both. ... Flag of the Commonwealth of Nations The Commonwealth of Nations is a voluntary association of independent sovereign states, most of which were once governed by the United Kingdom and are its former colonies. ...

Contents
1 Background
2 Undergraduate Programmes
3 Postgraduate Programmes
4 New Programmes
5 Private Tuition
6 Alumni
7 Graduate Services
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Old 04-10-2008, 10:37 AM
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Smile Canterbury University (Continue)

[edit] Background
In general External Programmes were established in London around 1858, at Canterbury University degree programs are fully compliant with Seychelles Legislation, British Legislation and the norms outlined by the International Standards Organization in EN ISO Model Standard 9001 of July 1994.. Program or Programme can refer to: a computer program a radio program, a television program a collection of managed projects a 12-step program one of the short films in The Animatrix series. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... 1858 (MDCCCLVIII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... ISO has many meanings: Iso is the stem of the Latin transliteration of the Greek word ίσος (Ã*sos, meaning equal). The iso- prefix in English derives from this and means equality or similarity. ...


Cantiacorum Universitas CANTERBURY UNIVERSITY Motto: "QUI NON EST HODIE CRAS MINUS APTUS" "He who is not prepared today will be less so tomorrow"Canterbury University is currently offering undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate diplomas and degrees to students worldwide. There are roughly 10,000 students in the process of earning credentials. A designated constituent institution of Canterbury University called the "universitas" creates materials to allow students to study at their own pace. Registration takes place at designated Examination centers world-wide on specified dates all year around. Hallmarks of the Canterbury programme are: Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... Quaternary education or postgraduate education is the fourth-stage educational level which follows the completion of an undergraduate degree at a college or university. ...

Its low cost vis-à-vis attendance worldwide,
Choice of flexibility between full and part-time study
Attendance on campus at our facilities in England or at the paradisiacal islands of The Republic of the Seychelles, one of the UNESCO designated places of earth as a Natural Reservoir or its legal term World Heritage Site.
As stated by the University Statute, External Programme students are graded on the same standard as internal students to ensure a uniform credentialing process. All students that complete relevant course of studies under the program is awarded a Canterbury University degree, and should there be a lead college, a notation specifying which institution provided the instruction. As stated in a recent open letter written by the University, in 2006 the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) confirmed that confidence can be placed in the University’s management and awards made through the external system. Look up Vis-Ã -vis on Wiktionary, the free dictionary Vis-Ã -vis from the French language, literally face to face, is a type of carriage where the occupants face each other. ... The World in Plate Carrée Projection In English, world is rooted in a compound of the obsolete words were, man, and eld, age; thus, its oldest meaning is Age of Man. ... UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) is a specialized agency of the United Nations established in 1945. ... ... A UNESCO World Heritage Site is a specific site (such as a forest, mountain, lake, desert, monument, building, complex, or city) that has been nominated and confirmed for inclusion on the list maintained by the international World Heritage Programme administered by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, composed of 21 State... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) was established in 1997 to provide an integrated quality assurance service for United Kingdom higher education. ...
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Old 10-24-2008, 08:50 PM
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Default Legitimate school

I cant vouch for anything since I moved from the U.K. to the United States in 2000, but I attended Canterbury University and can without a doubt guarantee that it is not a diploma mill. I am shocked to think that anyone would think that at all. I suppose a DEGREE could be forged by someone saying they'd attended when they didn't, but the university is legitimate and recognized by the U.S. Federal Government (or was when I was hired as a state department employee and had my background check conducted).
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