New Zealand

universities are

ranked in the top

3% in the world.

Leading the way through academic excellence,

individual thought and global connections.

The benefits of New Zealand universities

  • All New Zealand universities are ranked amongst the world’s best by QS World University Rankings.
  • Our universities rank in the world’s top 100 in 39 subjects in the 2017 QS World University Rankings.
  • The OECD 2013 Better Life Index rates NZ as a “top performing country” for the quality of its education system.

Highly sought after qualifications

The qualifications you’ll gain in New Zealand are highly regarded and sought-after by employers and other educational institutions around the world.

Gain the skills that will open doors

When you study in New Zealand, you learn beyond your subject. You’ll become a confident, critical and creative thinker. These skills are highly prized by employers worldwide.

Global recognition

As a member of the Lisbon Qualification Recognition Convention, New Zealand qualifications are recognised in over 50 countries.

Get ahead of the competition

New Zealand bachelor degrees listed on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework are widely recognised in the international job market and for postgraduate study.

When you graduate, you’ll be very employable

New Zealand education focuses on real-world skills, ensuring you’re ready to work anywhere when you graduate. You can also further your research in New Zealand.

Your skills will be valued

Employers value New Zealand graduates’ ability to think independently, find solutions and solve problems. Many New Zealand employers are actively seeking skilled professionals, so you can find work here if you want to stay.

Friendly locals

New Zealanders are known for welcoming people from other cultures and countries. With our safe and tolerant environment you’ll feel right at home here right away.

You’re welcome to stay

Many students choose to stay in New Zealand after their study; either to work, live, study further, or just enjoy the beautiful landscape and great lifestyle.

International Connections

Over 20,000 international students choose New Zealand universities from some 160 countries. Join student networks and make international connections for life.

Explore our world-class universities

Once you’ve found a university you’re interested in, contact them directly and a representative will give you all the information you need.

The University of Auckland

The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading research university, with many subjects ranked in the top 50 worldwide (QS 2014/15 rankings).

  • Ranked in top 100 universities 2016/17 QS World University Rankings.
  • 5 stars plus rating for institution for excellence in Research, Employability, Teaching, Facilities, Internationalism, Innovation and Inclusiveness by QS Stars.
  • Ranked in top 150 leading universities for graduate employability in the Times Higher Education Global University Employability Ranking 2016.

Ranked in top 100 universities* 2014/15 QS World University Rankings

Research-led Home to 35% of the top A-rated academics in the country

5 star rating for employability QS Stars rating 2014

AUT University

AUT is now New Zealand’s third largest and fastest growing university. We reflect the changing world, and emerging environments and industries.

School of Business is ranked in the top 4%

95% graduate employment rate

5 star QS World University Ranking for internationalisation

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