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Best Schools & Universities in New Zealand 2017

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Auckland Wise Institute - AWI

Diploma New Zealand Auckland March 2018

At AWI we are friendly, approachable and supportive, preparing our students for the challenges of today's busy world and in a New Zealand educational environment which is conductive to learning and our students. The dynamic team we have here together with the diverse range of cultures makes AWI an enjoyable and exciting place to study! Students come from many different countries and enjoy the multi-cultural dimensions and learning that each student brings. AWI International… [+] Education Group is a prestigious private institution in Auckland with over 15 years experience in the educational field. AWI is a registered and approved Tertiary organization by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority(NZQA). The NZQA conducted an evaluation and review of our school and found AWI to be ‘Confident in Educational Performance’ and ‘Confident in Self-Assessment’ – Category 2. All programmes offered by AWI are NZQA approved. We are also an approved Signatory to the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students. We currently offer Programmes in English, Business, Computing and Information Technology Technical Support at various levels up to undergraduate level. Students have access to free internet throughout the campus. There are a number of student study areas as well as a student common area, student ‘quiet’ space and student cafeteria for our students outside of their classroom. We have a dedicated Pastoral Care Team who are on call 24 hours, 7 days a week to assist and help students settle in to school life in New Zealand (Aotearoa). AWI realises the challenges and difficulties our students can face as international students and our team work closely with them setting up peer and buddy support systems. The team also encourage our students to utilise our wifi and contact their families as often as they can. [-]


Massey University

BSc New Zealand Auckland Palmerston North Wellington March 2018

For more than 80 years, Massey University has helped shape the lives and communities of people in New Zealand and around the world. Its forward-thinking spirit, research-led teaching, and cutting-edge discoveries make Massey New Zealand’s defining university. We embrace diversity, talent and performance, and provide staff and students with an extensive range of opportunities to develop intellectually, professionally and personally. Massey is known for: Groundbreaking r… [+] esearch The applied nature of many of our teaching and research programmes Contribution to land-based industries Distinctive mix of campus-based, distance and international teaching Commitment to innovation Close links with the community An 80-year tradition of academic excellence New Zealand itself is truly beautiful. New Zealand is renowned for its natural resources, its breathtaking scenery, its peacefulness, and the friendliness and hospitality of its people. The country is conveniently close to Asia, Australia and the South Pacific and has a reputation for being a safe and relaxing environment to live in. [-]


Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology

Bachelor Diploma New Zealand Rotorua Tauranga Taupo Tokoroa New Zealand Online March 2018 + 3 more

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. [-]


Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology

Certificate New Zealand Nelson Auckland Marlborough March 2018

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. [-]


Academy New Zealand

Certificate New Zealand Auckland Christchurch March 2018

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 Christchurch March 2018

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. [-]


Victoria University of Wellington

Master New Zealand Wellington March 2018

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 2018 + 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 [-]


Otago Polytechnic

Bachelor New Zealand Dunedin Cromwell Auckland March 2018

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 New Zealand, and earning resounding endorsements from employers. Otago Polytechnic is a fun and vibrant place to study When you’re choosing somewhere to study you want to know you’re selecting the best option for your future career. We’re a leading polytechnic delivering high-quality, career-focused education and e… [+] mployers love our work-ready, motivated and confident graduates. These days you need to make sure that your study gives you the best chance of achieving what you want in life and every year more than 7,000 full- and part-time students choose Otago Polytechnic to help them reach that goal. Why not join them and participate in one of our 100+ diverse programmes, from certificates to postgraduate qualifications, covering health to art & design, engineering to IT, and veterinary nursing to adventure & snow sports.  THREE CAMPUSES A choice of where to study – Dunedin, Central Otago or Auckland Dunedin  One of this country’s best centres of learning and home to 25,000 students – approximately 20% of the city’s population. A lively and vibrant city, there’s something for everyone. We’ve got great shopping, awesome gigs, heritage architecture, theatres, art galleries and museums, along with plenty of cafés, bars and restaurants offering food from around the globe. Cromwell – Central Otago Central Otago is unlike anywhere else in the world. Striking landscapes of mountains, rivers, lakes and tussocks provide a playground for the energetic, inspiration for the artistic and a lifestyle most can only dream of. And our strong connections with local businesses mean there’s plenty of work experience available too. Auckland Located in the heart of downtown Auckland, you’re never far from the fun of New Zealand’s largest city. Our team of top quality teachers and support staff come from a range of cultural backgrounds. The majority of programmes in Auckland are currently only available to international students. Classes are taught in English but there are staff available who speak other languages. FLEXIBLE STUDY OPTIONS A range of delivery methods to suit your learning style We’ve developed a range of delivery methods to suit any learner and pathway options so you can start from any level! On campus: Via face-to-face teaching, online resources, work placements and student-managed projects. Online: Fully online programmes mean you don’t need to attend classes on campus, as content can be accessed online. You may have online tutorials at certain times but these can also be recorded to listen to later. Online learning is ideal for learners who are in work and need the flexibility of online study. Distance: Various formats specific to programmes including block courses (on campus), local work placements, local tutorials and online learning. Work-based: Where problems or needs of your workplace become the focus of your research and learning – available in specific postgraduate programmes.  Full-time: Requiring a time commitment of approximately 40 hours per week, similar to full-time work. Part-time: Many of our full-time programmes can be completed part-time over a slightly longer duration, so you can fit your study around other commitments.   Finding your study pathway No matter what your situation or background, we can help you to meet your study goals. We offer a wide range of learning options and services to support you in your learner journey.  Still in school?
 Check out our youth options including the Otago Secondary-Tertiary College. 16-19 years old?
 Study through the Youth Guarantee scheme and pay no fees (conditions apply). Need a solid foundation to build from?
 Want a taste of tertiary study, to improve your numeracy and literacy skills or develop specific knowledge to move into a higher level qualification, we have the perfect foundation studies option for you. Kickstart to employment
 This is the perfect programme if you want to make yourself more employable. FarmHand
 Love the outdoors and practical work? Want a stepping stone into education and employment? This 13-week, Dunedin-based scheme is for 16-25 year olds and is run in partnership with the Malcam Charitable Trust.   Need to meet certain entry criteria?
 If you want to study one of our higher level qualifications but don’t meet the entry criteria, don’t worry! We offer a range of bridging options which are designed to give you the exact skills you need for more advanced study in that specific area. Examples include the Certificate in Health (Level 4), Certificate in Creative Studies and the Certificate in Fashion Studies (Level 4). Want to gain a nationally-recognised qualification without going back to the classroom?
 Our world-leading assessment methods at Capable NZ value the prior learning of individuals who want to become qualified and support the workplaces that employ them. We measure your existing capability, gained through years of work and life experience, against a formal qualification and give you academic credit for what you already know.  Want to improve your English?
 Our English programmes will allow you to improve your English while also helping you to prepare for further study. They have been designed to provide a clear pathway into our certificate, diploma and degree qualifications. Short courses
 New skills for enjoyment or employment.   FANTASTIC RESULTS Join the 98% of our graduates in work, study or both Our graduates achieve great success and personal satisfaction thanks to our expert academic staff and links with industry. They care about their wider community and are driven to make a difference. Studying with us is a great way to shape your future and get a career you’ll love! We provide: flexible study options the chance to get hands-on experience study pathways to match any learners’ needs study abroad and exchange opportunities award-winning lecturers links with industry and international networks > work experience/industry placements > great student support services. INDUSTRY PLACEMENTS   Hands-on, real world experience We are a leader in high-quality, career-focused education and employers love our highly capable, motivated and confident graduates. Our hands-on approach to learning ensures that our graduates are work- and world-ready. They care about the community, are well-informed and are driven to make a difference.   Training facilities Most of our programmes offer hands-on experience in some form. We have extensive training facilities for study options such as Automotive (training workshop and garage), Cookery and Culinary Arts (training kitchens, café and restaurant), Nursing (simulation suite), Hairdressing (training salon) and Massage Therapy (training clinic) with a lot of these options being open to the public so you can gain real client experience.      Industry connections We also help you to make sense of the theory you have learned in class by connecting it to practice. Our strong and wide-ranging industry connections and contacts enable us to facilitate internships and project partnerships as well as offering work experience and apprenticeship opportunities. Networks and partnerships Otago Polytechnic is part of many national and international networks, including the Cumulus Association (Design) and the Metro Group (Engineering).    International partnerships are at the heart of our philosophy for learning and growth. Our relationships with international institutions range from informal friendships to formalised study abroad and exchange agreements, supporting our community and enriching the variety of experiences available to our learners AWARD-WINNING STAFF Learn from the best We’re specialists in career-focused education. Our class sizes are small and study is focused on practical, applied learning. Many of our lecturers have extensive experience in their professional field and are actively involved in their research community so you will benefit from their expertise and up-to-date industry knowledge.     All of our teaching staff hold, or are working towards, the Graduate Diploma in Tertiary Education (Level 7) – a recognised tertiary teaching qualification. In the past eight years, 17 of our teachers have won Ako Aotearoa Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards spanning study areas including Nursing, Culinary Arts, Communication Design, Sport and Adventure, Engineering and Construction. Our qualification completion rate is amongst the best in our sector in New Zealand. Our staff-student interactions, educational experiences and supportive learning environment came top in a recent Australasian study survey! Our graduates get 92% employer approval An Otago Polytechnic qualification can take you anywhere! Employers love our graduates because they are: work-ready and capable innovative and motivated confident eager to learn practical and solution-focused global citizens who care about making a difference.   Our quality endorsements Otago Polytechnic is a high quality institution and our qualifications are recognised nationally and internationally. We have achieved the highest possible endorsement from the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) for our performance which means that you can feel very confident about the quality of your education. GREAT STUDENT SUPPORT  Get the support you need  Starting life as a new or returning student can be exciting as well as challenging. Our extensive support services are here to help you navigate student life and make sure your time at Otago Polytechnic is rewarding and fun!   Student Advisors   Cultural support for M¯aori and Pasifika Disability support  Learning Advisors Career support Counselling services Student Health Centre Chaplain IT Support Scholarships Polykids Childcare Centre Studylink assistance STUDENT COMMUNITY Otago Polytechnic Student Association 
Be a part of a community run by students, for students As a student, it is vital you have an independent organisation to represent and promote your views and interests, safeguard your welfare and ensure that you have a great experience.'pan> Life at Otago Polytechnic is about more than just study and classes— you will have multiple opportunities to take part in a vibrant community-based culture of events and fun. The Students’ Association manages a range of services including: ID and discount cards Free phones and microwaves Financial and personal advice Cheap phone cards and DCC rubbish bags Photocopying, binding and laminating Student Job Search Gym and recreation facilities Clubs and social sports. Visit the OPSA website for more information. [-]