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Universities

Auckland University of Technology

Auckland University of Technology (AUT) is a university in New Zealand. It has five faculties across three campuses in Auckland: City, North, and South campuses, and an additional three specialist locations: AUT Millennium, Warkworth Radio Astronomical Observatory and AUT Centre for Refugee Education.

AUT enrolled more than 29,000 students in 2018, including 4,194 international students from 94 countries and 2,417 postgraduate students. AUT’s student population is diverse with a range of ethnic backgrounds including New Zealand European, Asian, Maori and Pasifika. Students also represent a wide age range with 22% being aged 25–39 years and 10% being 40 or older.

Lincoln University

Lincoln University is a New Zealand university that was formed in 1990 when Lincoln College, Canterbury was made independent of the University of Canterbury. Its undergraduate study areas include agriculture, commerce, accounting, environment, food, horticulture, landscape architecture, Māori planning, property and valuation, sport and recreation, sciences, tourism, transport and winemaking.

Lincoln University has a student population from more than 60 countries. Its primary campus is situated on 50 hectares (123 acres) of land located about 15 km (9 mi) outside the city of Christchurch in Lincoln, Canterbury.

ITPs

Unitec Institute of Technology

Unitec Institute of Technology is the largest institute of technology in Auckland, New Zealand. 16,844 students study programmes from certificate to postgraduate degree level (levels 1 to 9) across a range of subjects from architecture to zookeeping. Unitec is a member of the International Association of Universities.

Manukau Institute of Technology

Established in 1970, Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) is a largest Category One institute of technology in Auckland, New Zealand. Category One is the highest possible educational rating as evaluated by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA). MIT is one of the largest providers of technical, vocational and professional education in New Zealand. Every year over 14,000 students choose to study with MIT at nine campuses within the greater Auckland region.

Otago Polytechnic

Otago Polytechnic is a public New Zealand tertiary education institute, centred in Dunedin with additional campuses in Cromwell and Auckland. Otago Polytechnic provides career-focused education and training, offering a range of New Zealand accredited postgraduate qualifications, degrees, diplomas and certificates at levels 2–10.

Eastern Institute of Technology

The Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT) is a government owned tertiary education institution with three campuses: Hawke’s Bay, Auckland, and Gisborne, New Zealand. EIT serves as the main regional higher education centre for the Hawke’s Bay and Gisborne regions. The Eastern Institute of Technology has a 28-hectare (69-acre) main campus in Taradale, a suburb in Napier. There are now more than 130 programmes offered at masters, postgraduate, degree, diploma or certificate level, across a range of subject areas.

NorthTec | Tai Tokerau Wānanga

NorthTec (Tai Tokerau Wānanga) is a tertiary education provider in northern New Zealand, with its main campus in Raumanga, Whangarei. NorthTec provides programmes ranging from foundation, certificate, diploma and degree levels. The degrees are nationally monitored and so can lead to postgraduate study at universities and other organisations. NorthTec works closely with local and national industries.

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology is a New Zealand tertiary education institute with campuses in Rotorua, Tauranga, and other towns in the Bay of Plenty and South Waikato regions. Toi Ohomai is the third largest of the 16 ITPs (Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics) in New Zealand.

Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki

Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki (WITT) is the largest tertiary education institution in the province of Taranaki, New Zealand. The institute has two campuses around Taranaki; the main campus is situated in New Plymouth, and the other is located in Hawera. WITT is accredited by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority. Since 2009, WITT has welcomed their highest number of students in more than a decade.

Wellington Institute of Technology

The Wellington Institute of Technology, also known as WelTec, is a public New Zealand polytechnic based in Petone, Lower Hutt. WelTec was formed in 2001 by an amalgamation between the Central Institute of Technology (established in 1960) and the Hutt Valley Polytechnic (established in 1904) WelTec delivers vocational education to about 8000 students every year. WelTec offers over 130 courses in disciplines ranging from hospitality, business, information technology, visual arts, counselling, engineering, construction and creativity.

Ara Institute of Canterbury

Ara Institute of Canterbury is an institute of technology in Canterbury, New Zealand. Ara specializes in applied tertiary training. Subject choices include business, engineering, architecture, nursing, creative arts, hospitality, computing, science, languages, outdoor education, broadcasting and primary industries. Programmes range from Level 1 to Level 9. The institute works closely with industry to ensure students have relevant skills for employment, and have a wide range of work placement opportunities.

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology

NMIT is an NZQA approved Category 1 tertiary education provider and ISO 9001 certified. NMIT’s main campus is in Nelson with other campuses in Blenheim, Marlborough, Woodbourne and Richmond. It has been providing tertiary education in the Nelson-Marlborough region since 1904. NMIT offers 100 programmes at certificate, diploma or degree level across a broad range of areas and has a yearly enrollment of around 3,000 equivalent full-time students, locally, nationally and internationally.

Southern Institute of Technology

Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) is one of New Zealand’s largest institutes of technology, with 13,758 students in 2017 for a total of 4,922 EFTs (3,989 domestic, 933 International ). Established in 1971, SIT has since become famous for its Zero Fees Scheme. The scheme, which is open to New Zealand citizens and permanent residents, sees students save thousands of dollars on the cost of their tertiary education. The Institute is also renowned for the quality of its facilities and equipment. SIT offers over 200 programmes in a range of academic, technical and professional subjects at postgraduate, graduate, bachelor, diploma and certificate levels.

PTEs

Alpha Educational Institute

Alpha Educational Institute is a New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) accredited and registered private training establishment found in 1998. The institute has been delivering English language programs and Business Management Diploma – Level 7 Programs to students from New Zealand and other countries.

Auckland Institute of Studies

Auckland Institute of Studies (AIS) is the largest privately owned tertiary institute in Auckland, New Zealand. The institute now has two campuses in Mt Albert: St Helens Campus, located at 28a Linwood Ave and Asquith Campus, located at 120 Asquith Ave. AIS offers bachelor and masters level degree programmes in business, information technology, tourism management, and hospitality management. The institute’s own English Language Centre offers a range of English language courses including English teacher training (CertTESOL).

UUNZ Institute of Business

UUNZ is the abbreviation of Universal United New Zealand which has the mission to enable broad participation in higher education, and to make significant contributions to research and community development. UUNZ as one of the fastest growing Business Schools in New Zealand based in the heart of Auckland city and offers internationally recognised programs in conjunction with the University of Southern Queensland, Australia. UUNZ is recognized as a Category 2 provider subsequent to its first New Zealand Qualifications Authority External Evaluation and Review visit in March 2010.

Aspire2 International

Aspire2International schools include Aspire2 Hospitality & Healthcare, Aspire2 Business & Technology and Aspire2 English.
Aspire2 International showcases the combined strength of our academic, student experience and marketing teams, guided by experienced academic leaders and governed by an expert board. Their dedicated employment service, Aspire2 Work, works closely with our ever-expanding employer network to ensure you have the best possible opportunity to find relevant work.

NZMA

NZMA has been teaching skills for today’s workplace for over 30 years, producing some of the best hospitality, cookery and business professionals in the country. Their programmes are highly respected by employers, and also by NZQA, who have given them their ultimate seal of approval by granting them a Category 1 ranking. With campuses in Auckland, Hamilton andWellington they place more than 2,500 studentsinto meaningful employment, every year.

NSIA

NSIA is NZ’s leading Culinary Arts and Hospitality training academy. Their main campus, located at 100 Symonds Street, is equipped with commercial training kitchens, a production kitchen, cocktail and wine training centre, coffee training centre, training restaurant, library, computer lab and multi-functional classrooms. Their award-winning training is delivered by highly reputed staff, industry-standard training kitchens, and an on-campus fine dining training restaurant, all supported by a successful job placement service.

Yoobee School Of Design

Yoobee Colleges officially formed in May 2019, an interdisciplinary college with seven campuses located across New Zealand. It is born out of the combined forces of Animation College, Yoobee School of Design, South Seas Film & Television School and AMES – The Institute of IT. The rich educational legacies of these schools form the backbone of Yoobee Colleges and the institute takes Pride in its 30-year history and incredible alumni now walking Planet Earth.

EmployNZ

EmployNZ Tertiary Institute is a high quality boutique Private Training Institute based in Tauranga & Rotorua. They are a Category One education provider as measured by the New Zealand Qualification Authority. Their qualifications are designed to educate and inspire future business leaders and managers. They commit to providing you with a high-quality education which will open your employment options in New Zealand and Internationally, their belief is that employment should be the key driver of education.

Franklin Institute of Agri-Technology

The Franklin Institute of Agri-Technology (Franklin Agritech) is located south of Auckland on the fringes of major vegetable growing area of New Zealand. This NZQA-registered Private Training Establishment (PTE) is housed on a 24 acres agricultural production site and operates as part and parcel of the Rupex Group of companies. Their broad vision is to provide relevant academic and practical training in the area of horticultural production to fulfil the needs of the horticultural industry.

New Zealand Tertiary College

New Zealand Tertiary College (NZTC) has been providing comprehensive and professional programs that enable students to excel in their chosen field of study for over 35 years. All of NZTC’s early childhood education qualifications are approved by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA), and range from diploma through to masters level. NZTC’s programs are internationally recognised and they are delivered not only across New Zealand but throughout the world with NZTC Global. The college has campuses in Auckland and Christchurch, and an office in Mumbai, India to support NZTC India students.

Talent International Institute

Newton College of Business and Technology

ICL Graduate Business School

Ignite Colleges