Education and Training in New Zealand

 

Looking to work and study, click here for more information about Studying as an international Student or look below, a list of Education and training providers in New Zealand. 

 North Island: 

The University of Auckland 

Located in Central Auckland, North Island. Founded in 1883, Auckland is the country’s largest university with over 40,000 students, nearly 10,000 of whom graduate annually. The main campus is in the heart of Auckland city and we have four specialist campuses. 

 

Auckland University of Technology

Located in Auckland. AUT is a contemporary New Zealand university focusing on student success, research and industry connectivity. AUT is the second largest university in New Zealand, and has established itself as an institution of global standing and impact. AUT is the youngest of the eight New Zealand universities and the only one to be established since the 1960s. It's primary campus is on Wellesley Street in Auckland's Central business district (CBD). AUT has three secondary campuses: North Shore, South, and the Millennium Institute of Sport and Health (AUT Millennium Campus).

  

University of Waikato 

Located in Hamilton. The university is committed to delivering a world-class education and research portfolio, providing a full and dynamic university experience, distinctive in character, and pursuing strong international links to advance knowledge.

 

UNITEC 

Located in Auckland. Unitec is New Zealand’s largest institute of technology, with more than 20,000 students studying over 150 work-oriented programmes. The main campus is situated in Mt Albert, Auckland, while a secondary campus is situated in Henderson, Waitakere, Auckland, and a third campus in Albany, North Shore, Auckland which opened in August 2011

 

Victoria University of Wellington 

Located in Wellington. Victoria University carries out world-class research, teaching and engagement, drawing upon the global mindedness of its location in New Zealand’s capital.

 

Massey University

Located in West Auckland. The only multi-campus university in New Zealand, we have 36,000 students in total, including our distance learning students. Since we were founded more than 80 years ago, we have been breaking new ground in all our areas of expertise - business, creative art, health, science and humanities and social science.

  

Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT):

Located in Otara, Auckland. Established in 1970, Manukau Institute of Technology has it’s campus is in Otara, Auckland. It has an additional eight specialised campuses throughout AucklanAt Manukau Institute of Technology, we are proud to provide our students with a wide range of programmes, delivered through our world-class teaching faculties and schools. Visit the web pages below for more information on their programmes and teaching facilities.

 

South Island:  

University of Otago

Located in Dunedin. Founded in 1869, although the University’s main campus is in Dunedin, it also has Health Sciences campuses in Christchurch (University of Otago, Christchurch) and Wellington (University of Otago, Wellington) (established in 1972 and 1977 respectively), and an information and teaching centre in Central Auckland (1996).  The university is known for its lively student life, particularly its flatting, which is often in old houses. Otago students (Scarfies) have a long standing tradition of naming their flats.[6] The nickname "Scarfie" comes from the habit of wearing a scarf during cold southern winters.[7] The university's graduation song, Gaudeamus igitur, iuvenes dum sumus ("Let us rejoice, while we are young"), acknowledges students will continue to live up to the challenge if not always in the way intended.

 

University of Canterbury

Located in Christchurch. Founded in 1873 by scholars from Oxford and Cambridge universities, Canterbury University moved to its current campus in Ilam in the 1970s, from what is now the Christchurch Arts centre precinct of heritage buildings. UC has a proud place in the history of Christchurch, and a vital role in the city’s future. This includes its role educating future leaders, as well as its academic and research activities.

 

University of Lincoln

Located in Christchurch. Founded in 1878 as a School of Agriculture, the institution was linked to Canterbury College, welcoming its first intake of students in 1880. Lincoln University is New Zealand’s specialist land-based university and for more than 138 years, Lincoln has focused on improving New Zealand’s land-based knowledge, wealth and productivity. It's primary campus is situated outside the city of Christchurch in Lincoln, Canterbury.