Universities & Polytechnics

New Zealand has eight Universities which offer a wide range of academic courses and qualifications and 18 Polytechnics or Institutes of Technology.

School Leaver NZ gives a good overview of the different places you can study. Universities NZ has general information on all our universities. Auckland University, AUT and Massey University are all based in Auckland.

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Polytechnics and Institutes of Technology

Looking for a more practical style of learning and smaller class sizes? Then you may like to consider a polytech or institute of technology. These can involve industry placements and are usually focused on an end job. You can study certificates and diplomas right through to a degree. Unitec and MIT are based in Auckland.