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Best Schools & Universities in New Zealand 2017

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Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology

Bachelor Diploma New Zealand Rotorua Tauranga March 2017

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology is the key tertiary provider in the beautiful Bay of Plenty, centrally located on the North Island. Our institute is home to almost 14,000 students, more than 1,000 staff, and offers more than 240 programmes over 71 delivery sites. We are committed to working with our businesses, community, industries and iwi partners, to ensure our institution meets their needs, and most importantly the needs of our students. We offer a high quality… [+] education that can lead toward a range of careers in such areas as agriculture, business, communications, early childhood education, forestry, hospitality, information technology (IT), Māori studies, nursing and health, sport management, and tourism. Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology - Rotorua and Tauranga Regions Being situated in a region of natural beauty provides plenty of opportunities to wind down, or up, depending on your adrenalin needs. Some of these activities include mountain biking, whitewater and flatwater kayaking, horseback-riding, hiking, surfing, fishing, soaking in hot pools, and bungy jumping. We have a diverse student population with students from many places such as: India, South America, Japan, China, Fiji, Philippines, Nepal, Sri Lanka and more. The friendly, caring, professional staff in our international student centres speak a number of languages, provide excellent pastoral care, and assist international students throughout their studies with us. We seek to be a welcoming and caring institution which reflects manaakitanga and whānaungatanga. A place where people are valued as individuals and their strengths are found and encouraged whatever their background. Campus Profiles Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology has six main campuses. Mokoia and Windermere campuses are our largest centres. Mokoia Campus is in Rotorua and Windermere is located in Tauranga. We also have campuses in Taupo, Tokoroa and Whakatane. Some qualifications such as computing, are also taught from additional locations in the central business district of Rotorua. Nursing is taught at our Windermere Campus in Tauranga. All our campuses provide creative and challenging learning opportunities. However, it is important to think about what you want academically, socially and geographically when choosing the right campus for you. [-]


Otago Polytechnic

Bachelor New Zealand Dunedin Cromwell Auckland March 2017

Otago Polytechnic is proud to be a leader in hands-on, career-focused education, achieving some of the best student achievement and satisfaction results in Australasia, and earning resounding endorsements from employers. Our results means you can feel confident you’ll gain a top quality qualification, have an amazing and enriching time, and put yourself in a great position for a career you love! As educators, we are looking for innovative ways to deliver our programmes a… [+] nd assess people’s skills. With online tools and blended delivery options, time and distance are no barriers to gaining the education you need. We can even enable people to gain credits for knowledge they have gained in their careers. We make a difference to the environment, community and the economy through our applied research and enterprise, and our commitment to sustainability. We are pleased to partner with industries and organisations throughout the community, using our expertise to find creative solutions and opportunities. We’re proud that the quality of our programmes, and the work-readiness of our graduates, is recognised far and wide. The New Zealand Government’s Tertiary Education Commission ranked us: Top in New Zealand polytechnic sector for qualification completions (2011, 2012) Top equal in New Zealand polytechnic sector for course completions (2012). This means that students beginning a qualification at Otago Polytechnic are more likely to successfully complete it – and there are good reasons for this. Our surveys reveal student satisfaction ratings of 90 per cent and international student satisfaction ratings of 98 per cent (2011). In the 2012 Australasian Survey of Student Engagement (AUSSE), which polled more than 25,000 students across 41 universities and polytechnics in Australasia, we led all benchmark groups in: Active learning Staff-student interactions Enriching educational experiences Supportive learning environments Work-integrated learning Overall satisfaction Overall average grade Higher order thinking General learning outcomes General development outcomes. Not only do our students have an incredible experience, they can feel confident in the quality of our education. NZQA’s External Evaluation and Review in 2011 gave us their highest possible rating: "highly confident" in our educational performance, and "highly confident" in our ability to assess our own performance. The AUSSE survey also showed that the qualities of an Otago Polytechnic degree are exceptional, far exceeding expectations. Add this together, and it’s no wonder so many of our students carry on to fantastic careers. When we surveyed those who graduated at the end of 2011 less than a year later, 93 per cent were either employed or in further study. And out survey of employers showed that: 96 per cent of employers rated Otago Polytechnic graduates as moderately to very highly demonstrating the attributes they value 95 per cent of employers rated Otago Polytechnic graduates as the same or better than graduates from other tertiary education institutions. [-]


Academy New Zealand

Certificate New Zealand Auckland Christchurch March 2017

Academy Group New Zealand is one of New Zealand’s most established private education providers offering an extensive range of learning programmes at Levels 1-5 on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework. Academy New Zealand offers hands-on practical learning to take you to the next step in your career. We have been training students since 1987 and our experience is what makes us successful. Our students benefit from our strong community and industry links with s… [+] chools, employers, industry and Government agencies. One of our key directives is ensuring the demands of local workplaces are being met. As part of the Academy programme, we provide challenging experiences to help build the confidence you’ll need to meet the big challenge: finding and keeping a job. Your time with us will empower you to take the initiative and take chances. We see success daily, and understand its power to motivate. For our International students, we offer the Pharmacy Technician Programme - Level 5 which is the NZQA approved qualification needed to become a Pharmacy Dispensary Technician. On completion of any learning programme, Academy students will be awarded the appropriate NZQA unit standards and national certificates, providing nationally recognised certification of the skills and standards achieved. Here at Academy New Zealand we have a united focus across all our programmes; to help all of our students gain valuable, quality qualifications and skills across exciting and diverse industries. Our Values are at the heart of everything we do and these guiding principles help Academy New Zealand be the first choice when studying in our offered subjects. “The Academy New Zealand graduate has the knowledge, the real world skills and the professional and personal qualities to make a difference” - our Graduate Promise [-]


New Zealand Career College

Certificate New Zealand Auckland Wellington March 2017

New Zealand Career CollegeSince 2004, NZCC has been dedicated to private post secondary training and education for students from a diverse range of ethnicities, cultures and countries.The initial vision of NZCC was to create a tertiary education college that would support and serve its local community by providing students with qualifications that would lead to individual and community development, growth and employment, and the College continues to support this vision today.… [+] NZCC has grown to provide quality training and education to hundreds of students each year within interactive and applied learning environments.Our MissionNew Zealand Career College recognises the importance of selecting a college and qualification that suits your individual needs. We exist to enhance and improve adult work-related knowledge, skills, values and qualification levels. We seek to transform students into employable, professional, self-determining, confident and socially adept contributors to New Zealand society.Accreditation   NZCC is rated by the NZ Qualifications Authority as a Category One Provider. New Zealand Career College is registered and accredited as a private training establishment by New Zealand Qualification Authority (NZQA).New Zealand Career College is signatory to the Code of Practice for Pastoral Care of International Students. New Zealand Career College is approved to provide financial assistance to domestic students by having approval to access student loans and allowances. [-]


Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology

Certificate New Zealand Nelson March 2017

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology is a high quality Government owned tertiary education provider which is based at the top of the South Island in New Zealand. Kia ora tatou "For over 100 years, Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology has been providing high quality tertiary education for students just like you. Our internationally talented staff are entirely dedicated to giving you the real world skills and a recognised qualification to embark on the career… [+] you deserve. I know you’ll find that future right here, at NMIT." Tony Gray, NMIT Chief Executive How we operate NMIT is owned by the New Zealand Government, and governed by a Council. We offer specialist qualifications in Aquaculture, Winemaking and Viticulture, Conservation, Maritime and Aviation Engineering, because the region is known for these industies, and the education/industry links are excellent. NMIT also offers a broad spectrum of other career qualifications such as Nursing, Business, IT, Social Sciences, Arts and Design, Hospitality, and the Trades. [-]


Victoria University of Wellington

Master New Zealand Wellington March 2017

Victoria University is a research-led university with high standards of teaching, which attracts exceptional students and staff from around the world. Victoria is immersed in the creative, scientific and political centre of New Zealand, and our students thrive on these connections. The University, originally known as Victoria College, was founded in 1897. This was the year of Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations. Victoria University is characterised by the d… [+] epth, consistency and effectiveness of our culture of domestic and international engagement. Our commitment to reciprocal, high-quality relationships springs from identifying and understanding the need for New Zealand to achieve sustainable development. Victoria has developed close ties with a wide range of businesses and government organisations, and several recent initiatives are aimed at improving the University’s engagement with industry. Victoria’s historic strength in public policy has been fully demonstrated by substantial contributions to major government projects, and entrepreneurship education is an emerging strength on which we intend to build. Victoria also gives high priority to engagement with Māori and Pacific communities. We aim to produce graduates whose learning has been developed inside and outside of the classroom, experientially, and informed by a global perspective. Victoria University is one of New Zealand’s oldest and most prestigious tertiary institutions with a proud tradition of academic excellence. Discover more about Victoria University’s 115 years of rich history. Vision, mission and values This Strategic Plan outlines a 20-year vision for Victoria that is unreservedly ambitious and commits the University to uphold a set of institutional values. Vision statement Victoria University of Wellington will be a world-leading capital city university and one of the great global-civic universities. The University will adopt a distinctive academic emphasis, underpinned by excellence and with a particular focus on advancing Wellington, New Zealand and the Asia-Pacific region. Victoria will be imbued with distinctive qualities through its values and through the Treaty of Waitangi, mātauranga Māori and te reo Māori. The University will be distinguished internationally by the excellence of its fundamental and applied research, the success of its alumni and the depth of its intellectual influence. The student experience at Victoria, the quality and relevance of the teaching and learning, and the career opportunities that result, will be second to none. Victoria’s staff, postgraduate and undergraduate students will be proud of the role they play in cultivating intellectual, social, cultural and creative capital. They will thrive in Victoria’s highly creative, multidisciplinary and entrepreneurial environment. The University will attain the scale, quality and academic profile appropriate to a leading public university. Victoria will be respected for leading thinking on the major issues confronting environmental, societal, cultural and economic wellbeing, for resolutely fulfilling its ‘critic and conscience’ role and for its contribution to the betterment of society. Mission and purpose Victoria University of Wellington’s mission is to undertake excellent research, teaching and public engagement in the service of local, national, regional and global communities. Values and commitments Victoria University of Wellington’s core ethical values are respect, responsibility, fairness, integrity and empathy. These values are manifested in our commitment to civic engagement, sustainability, inclusivity, equity, diversity and openness. We prize intellectual rigour and independence, academic freedom, critical inquiry and excellence. Leadership, creativity and entrepreneurship, whether social, cultural or commercial, are at the heart of our capacity to imagine, to express new possibilities, to find new solutions to complex issues. With, and as, tangata whenua, we value te Tiriti o Waitangi, rangatiratanga (leadership), manaakitanga (the generous fostering of knowledge), kaitiakitanga (responsibility for, and guardianship of, knowledge), whai mātauranga (intellectual curiosity), whanaungatanga (collaboration and collectiveness) and akoranga (collective responsibility for learning). [-]


Ntec - National Tertiary Education Consortium

Diploma New Zealand Auckland Hastings Tauranga Christchurch March 2017 + 1 more

Welcome To Ntec Welcome to the National Tertiary Education Consortium (Ntec). Ntec consists of four tertiary providers, which are all registered with and accredited by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA): Concordia Institute of Business (CIB) National Technology Institute (NTI) National Institute of Education (NIE) The College of Future Learning NZ (FutureCOL) Ntec is structured so all schools within the integrated organisation operate… [+] with common directors under a common quality management system, adhere to common values and operate from the same campuses across different locations where Ntec schools deliver programmes. Students at Ntec are prepared for careers in accounting, business, computing, cookery, counselling, hospitality, health services and workplace training. Concordia’s English Academy offers a wide range of English programmes, including general, business, academic, IELTS and TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages), and Ntec also runs short hospitality courses. The main Ntec campus is in the Auckland CBD, and we also have campuses in Christchurch, Tauranga, and Hastings. Each campus is located in the city centre and has easy access to public transport, libraries, shopping centres and food outlets. Ntec has 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. The Ntec schools are high-performing, good quality education providers, and this is reflected in their NZQA (New Zealand Qualifications Authority) external evaluation and review reports. Three of the schools – Concordia, National Technology Institute and the College of Future Learning NZ – have the highest possible rating of Category One, which means that NZQA is “highly confident” in their educational performance. Vision, Mission and Values [-]