Your Guide to Universities in New Zealand

  • The University of Waikato

    The Student Centre building.  Photo credit: The University of Waikato

    Set yourself up for where the world is going. Study at the University of Waikato, New Zealand.

    The University of Waikato is a modern, innovative university with huge ambition. We know careers are changing and entirely new ones are being created. That’s why we offer flexible study options. Students can create their own individual study programmes to gain a unique set of skills and knowledge that will set them up for the future.

    Our main campus is based in the city of Hamilton in New Zealand’s North Island and is home to 12,500 students, including around 2,000 international students from more than 70 countries. We are one of New Zealand’s leading research universities, made up of seven faculties and schools offering a wide range of subjects. We also have a satellite campus in Tauranga.

    Students can choose to study a...

  • What can I study?

    There are a huge range of course and subjects that you can study at university in New Zealand.

    Almost any subject that you can study in the UK will be available at the universities in New Zealand. Below are just a few examples of what subjects will be offered through different university faculties and schools.

    Please note that not all universities will have the same faculties, or they may have slightly different names.

    Faculty of Arts

    American studies; ancient history; anthropology; art history; Asian studies; Chinese; classics; communication studies; computer science; criminology; cultural anthropology; design studies; development studies; drama; economics; education; employment relations and organisation studies; English literature; English language and linguistics; ethics; European studies; film;...

  • Welcome

    Walking the Routeburn Track. Photo credit: Rhiannon Davies

    "University in New Zealand" is a free online guide for students in the UK who are interested in studying overseas, whether for your whole degree or for a study abroad period.

    University in New Zealand is an independent source of information for students, their families, careers advisors, schools, colleges and universities, that will help you make clear, informed decisions about choosing to study at university abroad. With an overview of New Zealand's education system, an extensive listing of its universities aswell as guidance on the application process and costs involved for UK-based students.

    You can use the ‘Enquire Now’ button on the university profiles, to send a question to that university, request a prospectus and application form, or obtain further information.  Good luck!

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    Lake Taupo on the North Island.  Photo credit: Rhiannon Davies
  • Lincoln University

    Lincoln University. Photo credit: Lincoln University

    Lincoln is New Zealand’s specialist land-based university. Its 58-hectare campus around 25 minutes from Christchurch in the South Island.

    Lincoln offers programmes in landscape architecture; viticulture and oenology; agriculture, agricultural science and agribusiness; tourism; horticulture; viticulture and oenology; conservation and ecology; biosecurity and bioprotection; sport and recreation; environmental policy and planning; landscape architecture; science; and commerce.

    For more information about this university or its courses please contact a Study Options advisor.

    The application form for Lincoln University is available here...

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