Universities in New Zealand

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The University of Auckland, consistently finds itself in the top 100 and is New Zealand’s highest ranked university. It offers courses across a broad range of disciplines and its archaeology, education and anatomy programmes are among the best in the world. Students benefit from five-star research, teaching and facilities; as well as all the dynamic culture that the city of Auckland has to offer. University of Auckland graduates are considered highly employable.

University of Otago is New Zealand’s first university and prides itself on a history of excellence. It has a very high, well respected research output and has 12 subjects in the top 100. It has received particular acclaim for its programmes in medical science, dentistry, humanities and business. Otago performs very highly in student satisfaction surveys, and it has been awarded a five-star plus rating.

With a strong emphasis on research and innovation, Massey University enjoys an excellent reputation across many subject areas including sciences, humanities and business. Massey’s College of Creative Arts is considered among the best in the Asia-Pacific region and has attracted international acclaim. Students benefit from a thriving network of clubs and societies, and strong pastoral support.

Despite being a young institution, AUT is already gaining a superb reputation, both within New Zealand and internationally. Highly ranked in hospitality, sports and life sciences, Auckland University of Technology places emphasis on practical experience, innovation and creativity. Students and graduates overwhelmingly recommend AUT as a great place to study, and the university has a five-star rating for graduate employability.

One of New Zealand’s oldest and most prestigious universities, Victoria offers internationally respected courses across a broad range of subject areas. Situated in the capital, Wellington, the university takes advantage of the city’s creative and dynamic culture to drive first-class innovation and research. It is particularly well-known for law, psychology, education and performing arts. Student life is rich and varied, with a number of excellent extra-curricular activities on offer.

Located in Hamilton, on New Zealand’s North Island, the University of Waikato is in the top 1.5% of universities globally. It has earned a strong reputation for its cutting-edge facilities, outstanding teaching and student satisfaction. With thirteen subject areas rated among the best in the world, it is particularly noted for business, engineering and accounting.

With innovative courses, a world-class curriculum and ranking in the world top 250, University of Canterbury produces outstanding graduates and welcomes international students. Canterbury has a vibrant community and an expansive green campus situated in Christchurch – a growing, dynamic and forward-thinking city.

Lincoln University is New Zealand’s specialist land-based university offering courses in agriculture, business, the environment, landscape architecture, tourism and winemaking. Lincoln has an impressive record of graduate employment, with a 15% higher employment rate than any other New Zealand university. With an international reputation and attracting students from all over the globe, Lincoln graduates can be found all over the world making a difference in their field.

Unitec is the largest institute of technology in New Zealand with more than 20,000 students studying work-orientated applied courses. Students come from over 80 different countries and study diverse courses from computing to construction over two campuses in Mount Albert and Waitakere. Employment outcomes indicate success at Unitec, and over 83% gain paid work or further study within a short time of completing their studies.

Whitireia polytechnic is a tertiary institute of technology with over 7,500 students based over four campuses in Porirua, Wellington, Kapiti and Auckland. Students can choose from over 120 programmes of study at certificate, diploma, degree, postgraduate and masters level and all programmes have been developed to allow hands-on experience in industry. NZQA has given Whitireia a ‘Highly Confident’ rating for education performance, making it a popular choice for both home and international students.

Wintec has been providing educational courses for 90 years and is now one of New Zealand’s largest institutes of technology. With six campuses located throughout the region, Wintec is a leading provider of high quality, vocational and professional education in the area. With courses ranging from engineering to vet nursing, Wintec welcomes students from across the globe and provides a number of special events and activities for its international cohort.

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