Top Universities in New Zealand
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AUT is now New Zealand’s second largest and fastest growing university. We reflect the changing world, and emerging environments and industries. Established relationships with employers and professionals make our teaching and research relevant to current and future industry, which shows in our 95% graduate employment rate.
Lincoln University recognises that the world is changing: as global resources dwindle, the population grows and the environment is compromised, consumer demands are increasing and mankind still wants to live well on our planet. There has never been a better time to take a specialist land-based qualification.
Region: OTAGO, Northland, Canterbury
Massey University is distinctive amongst New Zealand universities because of its ability to deliver research-led teaching and research training on three campuses in Auckland, Manawatu, and Wellington. Massey has strong links with industry and commerce contributing to economic development as exemplified by our teaching and research in applied areas such
Region: Auckland, Whanganui/Manawatu, Wellington
The University of Auckland
Established in 1883, the University of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading, research-led university. In the QS Stars rating, the University of Auckland is rated as a Five Stars Plus institution for excellence in the categories: Research, Employability, Teaching, Facilities, Internationalisation, Innovation and Inclusiveness.
The University of Canterbury
The University of Canterbury in Christchurch was founded by scholars from Oxford and Cambridge Universities in 1873. The University of Canterbury has an international reputation for academic excellence in both teaching and research. Its first (undergraduate) degrees and higher (postgraduate) programmes aim to foster intellectual independence, critical thinking, and professional
Region: Canterbury, NELSON-MARLBOROUGH, Taranaki, Bay of Plenty
University of Otago
The University of Otago is New Zealand’s oldest university, founded 1869. Otago’s main campus is in Dunedin (population 121,000) with further campuses for medical and health sciences in Christchurch and Wellington. Undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications are offered across Business, Humanities, Health Sciences and Sciences Otago has the highest satisfaction scores of
Region: OTAGO, Wellington
The University of Waikato
The University of Waikato, based in the city of Hamilton in New Zealand’s North Island, is one of New Zealand’s leading research universities, made up of seven faculties and schools, with more than 12,000 students, including 2000 international students.
Region: Waikato, Bay of Plenty
Victoria University of Wellington
Situated in New Zealand’s vibrant, entrepreneurial capital city, Victoria University of Wellington offers students the opportunity to benefit from University connections to industries, government and research organisations strategically located in the capital.Victoria is proud to be New Zealand’s number one ranked university for research quality (2013 NZ Government Performance-Based Research Fund.
Region: Auckland, Wellington
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Ara Institute of Canterbury
With over 2,500 staff and over 100 years’ experience, Ara Institute of Canterbury is one of New Zealand’s largest tertiary institutions. We are a government guaranteed institution with a reputation for providing high quality degree, diploma, certificate and English programmes.
Region: Canterbury, NELSON-MARLBOROUGH, West Coast, OTAGO
Eastern Institute of Technology
The Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT) is one of the fastest growing tertiary institutes in New Zealand with 10,000 full-time and part-time students. Established in 1974, and government owned. Three campuses: Hawke’s Bay, Gisborne & Auckland.
Region: Auckland, GISBORNE, Hawkes Bay
Manukau Institute of Technology
Manukau Institute of Technology, MIT, a government tertiary institution, is located just 15 kilometres south of the heart of Auckland City in the City of Manukau. The location combines the best features of city life, easy access to and from central, eastern and southern suburbs of Auckland, as well as
Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology
NMIT was established in 1905 and is a large government owned ‘Institute of Technology’, also known as an ‘ITP’, situated in the sunniest region of New Zealand. As an ITP, NMIT delivers technical, vocational and professional education at tertiary level.
Region: Auckland, NELSON-MARLBOROUGH
Being located in the biggest city in the northland of New Zealand, Whangarei, NorthTec is the only public tertiary education institution in the Northland.NorthTec has opened a campus in Auckland, where we offer No Fee English Scholarship for each student for 17 weeks.
Region: Auckland, Northland
Otago Polytechnic is one of New Zealand’s top providers of hands-on education with a long tradition of producing exceptional graduates. Student satisfaction ratings are among the highest in Australasia, we achieved the highest possible quality ratings from government, and employers around the world love our graduates for their knowledge, independence
Region: Auckland, OTAGO, Waikato, Whanganui/Manawatu, Canterbury, Wellington
Southern Institute of Technology
The Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) is a government institute offering tertiary education programmes. SIT is located in Invercargill, New Zealand with smaller campuses in Queenstown and Christchurch. SIT programmes are accredited and approved by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority up to postgraduate level.
Region: Canterbury, Southland, Queenstown
Tai Poutini Polytechnic
Tai Poutini Polytechnic (TPP) is a government-funded tertiary education institution, offering a wide range of high quality NZQA-approved practical and vocational learning opportunities. You’ll come a long way to study at TPP and we want you to enjoy your New Zealand experience. At TPP we take a people-centred approach to learning.
Region: Auckland, Canterbury, West Coast
The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand
Do you want to go further in your career or try something new? Open Polytechnic can help you achieve your goals no matter where you are in the world. We are New Zealand’s specialist provider of open and distance learning with around 34,000 students studying our qualifications each year.
The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand
Unitec has been a leader in applied tertiary education for over 30 years. From small beginnings, it has evolved into a dynamic and innovative institution that is redefining what an Institute of Technology should be. Unitec is the largest ITP in New Zealand, with 25,000 students, including 3000 International students,
Universal College of Learning (UCOL)
UCOL is an industry-driven and innovative New Zealand Government funded institute of technology with a history spanning over 100 years. It offers a wide range of study options from certificates to diplomas, degrees and postgraduate programmes.
Region: Auckland, Wellington, Whanganui/Manawatu
Toi-Ohomai Institute of Technology
Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology is the largest tertiary provider in the Bay of Plenty and the third largest institute of technology in New Zealand.
Region: Bay of Plenty, Waikato
Wellington Institute of Technology
Wintec, one of New Zealand’s leading institutes, helps drive the development of a skilled workforce in New Zealand and around the world. We are a modern institute of technology with a reputation for providing quality education.
Whitireia New Zealand
Whitireia is a government owned and funded tertiary institute known by its high student success rate and culturally diverse student body. Over 100 programmes of study are being offered covering postgraduate, degree, diploma and certificate levels, including English language courses.
Region: Auckland, Wellington
Mahurangi Technical Institute
Mahurangi Technical Institute provides world class learning in a lifestyle environment.
Central Campus Otago Polytechnic
Studying at Central – Central Otago is unlike anywhere else in the world. Our striking landscapes of mountains, rivers, lakes and tussocks provide a playground for the energetic, inspiration for the artistic, a rich history for the curious and a sense of relaxation a world away from the city lifestyle.
Region: Auckland, Canterbury, OTAGO,