Population: 4.5 million (UN, 2012)
Largest city: Auckland
Area: 270,534 sq km (104,454 sq miles)
Major languages: English, Maori
Major religion: Christianity
Life expectancy: 79 years (men), 83 years (women) (UN)
Monetary unit: 1 New Zealand dollar ($NZ) = 100 cents
Main exports: Wool, food and dairy products, wood and paper products
GNI per capita: US $29,140 (World Bank, 2010)
International dialing code: +64
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At Unitec Institute of Technology we educate people for work, in work and through work with a comprehensive portfolio of programmes extending from certificates and diplomas through to degrees and doctorates, across a wide range of professional and vocational areas.
Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec) has had an important place in the Wellington region for over 100 years and is an internationally recognised centre of excellence in vocational education. It is the key regional provider of vocational education, with over 150 programmes offered from its campuses in Petone and Wellington.
WelTec is a public tertiary institute established and funded by the New Zealand Government. WelTec offers a broad range of approved qualifications from certificates and diplomas to degree and graduate diploma programmes. The programme levels allow for staged pathways through the qualifications and range from Level 4 to Level 7 on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework.
With over 11,000 part and full-time students WelTec has flexible delivery options for almost any type of study option. WelTec also offers pathway programmes in English language and academic study for those who need preparation for their area of study. International students can enrol directly from high school or after completing professional qualifications or work experience in their home countries.
One of New Zealand’s largest Institutes of Technology/Polytechnics (ITPs) and a leading provider of high quality, vocational and professional education in the Waikato region.
With three campuses throughout the region and a history spanning more than 80 years, we’re proud to be an integral part of the region, serving the needs of students, employers and the wider community.
At Manukau Institute of Technology, we’d like nothing better than to help you achieve your career goals, and support you in becoming all you can be. Perhaps you already have your career path precisely planned out, or maybe you’re not yet sure about what you want to do. Whichever way, we’d like to help make one of your most important life decisions an informed one.
Innovative courses in a great learning environment
We invest in top teaching talent and technology, and work closely with industry to provide innovative, inspiring courses that ensure you move effortlessly from study to the workforce. To further help your success in study, we have a dedicated Learning Centre, a modern Library complex and a Language Support Centre.
And we offer one of the best campus environments in the country – one that is friendly, fun, with plenty of green spaces and parking.
We welcome you to share in our world. Come study or work with us and let us help you fulfill your dreams. Here’s Bay of Plenty Polytechnic in a nutshell (with numbers relating to 2012):
We offer a unique, dynamic and hands-on learning environment where you can discover your strengths and potential. Our classes tend to be quite small, so as a student you’ll get lots of personal attention and support. It’s a place where you’ll build lifelong relationships with like-minded students and passionate staff while making essential industry contacts. We’ll foster and nurture your talents, and help you reach your personal and professional potential whether you’re a student or staff member.
We’re one of the South Island’s largest tertiary institutes attracting more than 24,000 innovative and exciting learners from our own shores and across the globe. We look forward to you becoming part of our friendly and vibrant community.
For over 100 years we’ve enjoyed an outstanding reputation for well-structured and flexible programmes that respond to employer and student needs.
Your success is our priority and we believe the foundation for that success relies on a personalised learning approach with easy access to impressive resources, and emphasis on the practical application of your studies.
As a CPIT student you will be taught by industry professionals and benefit from a high staff-student ratio. Our lecturers and tutors are chosen for expertise in their field and share their knowledge, practical experience and industry connections to ensure you graduate work ready from day one.
Many people have reaped the rewards of a quality education at EIT over the last 30 years. The Institute offers an extensive range of programmes. There are now more than 130 programmes offered at postgraduate, degree, diploma and certificate level, across an impressive range of subject areas in four faculties:
• Faculty of Applied Science, Business and Computing
• Faculty of Health Sciences
• Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Trades
• Faculty of Māori Studies – Te Manga Māori
EIT programmes combine practical skills with a sound theory base. Many can be studied on a full-time or part-time or on-line so there is an increasing opportunity to earn while you learn. Open Entry courses enables people who dont have academic qualifications or don’t feel ready for a higher level of study, an introductory pathway to achieving a fulfilling career.
The Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki (WITT) is a quality Government-owned tertiary education institution based in New Zealand’s cultural and surfing hub. Taranaki is a beautiful region defined by its wonderful snow-capped mountain, extensive coastline, great surfing and many opportunities for outdoor activities.
WITT is the only state tertiary institution in Taranaki and offers courses from certificate to degree level across a wide range of areas, including Business, Nursing, Hospitality, Maori, Humanities, Media, Art, Electrical, Engineering, Automotive, Welding, Carpentry, Architecture, Computing, Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy, Early Childhood Education, Social Sciences and Agriculture.
WITT also specialises in English language tuition and foundation programmes for overseas students.
WITT’s main campus is in New Plymouth, on the west coast of New Zealand’s North Island. The campus contains a cafeteria, art blocks, computer labs, engineering workshops, hospitality facilities (including a training restaurant and cafe) and most recently, two student accommodation blocks offering modern and affordable living.
WITT focuses its courses particularly on vocational outcomes, and seeks to ensure that graduates are able to enter the workforce successfully or to advance their careers through further education or training.
NMIT is committed to providing excellence in tertiary education in the Nelson and Marlborough regions. Our courses and qualifications have been developed in consultation with industry, the community and other education providers to ensure that they will provide you with the skills, knowledge and experience that you need for your chosen career or for your further education.
National Tertiary Education Consortium (Ntec) is a New Zealand consortium of four tertiary providers, which are all registered with and accredited by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA):
– National Technology Institute
– Concordia Institute of Business
– New Zealand Institute of Learning and Development
– The College of Future Learning NZ
Ntec has developed a reputation for being friendly, caring, and welcoming, and has a multi-cultural staff with wide experience in education for international students. Tutors, counsellors and support staff are happy to mentor students and give guidance to help them get the most out of their study and to reach their full potential.
ICL Business School, established in 2002, offers a range of quality Business, IT, English language and Early Childhood Education programmes. With our partner school Auckland English Academy we aggregate over 500 students, mostly international.
Waiariki is the key tertiary provider in the beautiful Bay of Plenty, centrally located on the North Island.
Between 6,000 and 10,000 New Zealand and approximately 800 international students come to Waiariki each year for diplomas, degrees, graduate and postgraduate qualifications. They graduate with the skills and knowledge needed to become successful and start their careers.
The student population on Waiariki’s campuses is diverse. Students from many places such as India, South America, Japan, China, Fiji, Philippines, Nepal, Sri Lanka and others come to Waiariki for their tertiary education. The friendly, caring, professional staff of Waiariki’s International Centre speak a number of languages, provide excellent pastoral care, and assist international students throughout their studies here.
Waiariki is distinctly bicultural, with a holistic commitment to strengthening and supporting Māori and non-Māori students and staff. All new students and staff are formally welcomed to the institute during a traditional pohiri (Māori welcome ceremony), and Tangatarua Marae becomes an integral part of their Waiariki experience.
UCOL is an award-winning government funded Institute of Technology located in the lower half of the North Island of New Zealand. UCOL’s history originated in 1907 as the Palmerston North Technical Institute and has grown into a large regional Institute of Technology offering a wide range of post graduate, undergraduate degrees, diplomas and certificates. We are proud of the fact that we produce graduates who are work ready, problem solvers and creative thinkers for this is an integral part of UCOL’s educational philosophy.
Over 6,000 students study at UCOL each year on either a full time or part time basis including over 400 international students from over 25 different countries.
UCOL has three main campuses close to main shopping centres; Palmerston North, Wanganui and Masterton.
All UCOL courses are government approved and accredited by our New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA). The iconic programmes that attract international students are nursing, computer graphic design, health sciences, business, information technology, fashion design, trades, and catering & hospitality.
UCOL bridges the skills gap from learning to ‘doing what you love’, giving you better access to a practical and industry relevant pathway to a better future.
Through innovative education and access to the latest equipment, it’s the place you come to get ‘tomorrow-ready’ and a ‘hands-on learning advantage’.
SAE Institute is the world’s largest international network of media training institutes for Audio Engineering, Digital Film Production, Interactive Animation, Games Programming and Music Business.SAE Institute Auckland was set up in the early 1980’s in the popular suburb of Parnell, renowned for its culture and atmospheric vibe. The Institute was originally established in Sydney, in 1976 by engineer/producer Tom Misner, who in doing so developed the world’s first combined practical and theoretical curriculum in audio engineering.Our unique education system remains the only one of its kind in the world and has since expanded to offer programs in other curriculums such as filmmaking, multimedia and other creative medias. Our first courses began humbly in our own 4-track recording studio however, over the past three decades, SAE has developed into a world-wide network of campuses, boasting some of the most advanced equipment and facilities available to students studying in the creative media industries.
For many years SAE Auckland has been approved as a NZQA diploma granting institution, however in 2009 we were also approved as a NZQA degree granting institution with an accredited Bachelor Of Recording Arts Degree. SAE Auckland is the perfect learning environment for aspiring audio engineers and filmmakers, placing you right amidst New Zealand’s vibrant and thriving creative media industry.