Ashburton is a thriving rural town about one hour's drive north of Timaru, in the heart of the Mid-Canterbury region.
Ashburton is a great place for recreational pursuits, with ski fields, lakes and reserves a short distance away.
The Ashburton Aoraki Polytechnic campus is located west of the town centre, within walking distance from the town's shopping area, supermarkets, department stores and recreational facilities.
Programmes offered at the Ashburton Campus include:
A range of short courses are also offered, developed to meet community needs.
The Ashburton Campus prides itself on its strong community links and an ability to be responsive to local business needs. Positive working relationships with local employers ensure that graduates are well equipped for their chosen field.