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New Zealand, a perfect place to grow.

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Discover the many advantages of studying in New Zealand

The OECD Better Life Index rates New Zealand as a ‘top performing country’ for the quality of its education system

  • Innovation and optimism shapes our education system, producing creative and successful graduates.
  • Strict government controls and high standards ensure the best quality education at all levels.
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New Zealand education focuses on the individual

You can choose the pathway that suits you and gain the skills that will lead to real world success.

Critical and independent thinking

Classes encourage questions and use theoretical and practical learning for a well-rounded education.

New Zealanders are very approachable

You’ll be able to speak to all kinds of people who can help you in your study and build connections.


The diversity of a New Zealand education gives you many options to achieve your qualifications

At all levels of study, you can choose the programmes and subjects that are right for you. There’s a diverse range of options to choose from.


With many different study options you have the flexibility to complete your programme in the way that suits you

You’ll find it easy to change courses and pursue your interests.

When you study in New Zealand you'll Learn to Think New, like we do

You'll get a fresh perspective, discover new ways to learn, gain new experiences and create new opportunities. Here learning is personal, independent thought is celebrated, teamwork is encouraged and your opinions are valued.

Explore a world-class education with a new global edge

New Zealand’s universities have an international reputation for excellence based on new thinking. There are 8 universities spread across New Zealand, covering a huge range of programmes and study opportunities.

  • All our universities are in the top 3% worldwide based on QS World University rankings.
  • Qualifications are internationally recognised and sought-after
  • Pathways are flexible to suit your individual needs
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New Zealand’s 18 institutes of technology and polytechnics provide high-quality education and training across a huge array of industries and vocations. Class numbers are small and courses focus on practical skills and real-world experience.

  • Courses are available at all levels, from certificates to masters degrees
  • Experienced lecturers with courses shaped by government and industries
  • ITP qualifications are recognised and highly valued internationally

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