Auckland University of Technology (AUT)
- Location : Auckland
- Contact : +64 9 921 9999
Auckland University of Technology (AUT) was formerly founded as an institute of vocational education and trade, and became university in 2000. It is a first case that Polytechnic became a university in New Zealand. AUT is ranked in top 1.2% of universities worldwide and number 1 university for global research impact in New Zealand. Furthermore, AUT is one of the world’s top 150 young universities, based on the quality of teaching, research, citations, international outlook and industry income (Times Higher Education 2019). More than 29,000 students enrolled, including 5,600 international students form 107 countries, and 2,500 staff work in AUT in 2018.
- Location : Lincoln
- Contact : +64 3 423 0000
Lincoln University started with school of agriculture in 1878 and formed in 1990 as self-governing national university. Before that time, it was a part of university of Canterbury. Lincoln University is the 3rd oldest university in New Zealand and ranked in top 1.2% of all universities in the world. It is a small university with a big reputation, consistently rating highly in international rankings. The university delivers teaching and research activities through 3 faculties and 1 division, ‘Faculty of Agribusiness and Commerce’, ‘Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences’, ‘Faculty of Environment, Society and Design’ and ‘University studies and English Language Division’.
- Location : Auckland, Palmerston North, Wellington
- Contact : +64 6 350 5599
Massey University has grown from a small agricultural college in Palmerston North to become New Zealand's largest residential university spread over three cities. Massey University now has three campuses in the North Island, and the highest number of extramural students. Massey offers the only veterinary science programs in New Zealand. Massey also offers the only Bachelor of Aviation degree in New Zealand. Massey University qualifications are recognised worldwide and several programs have international accreditation. Massey University has approximately 30,883 students, 13,796 of whom are extramural or distance-learning students. Research is undertaken on all three campuses, and more than 3,000 international students from over 100 countries study at the university.
University of Auckland
- Location : Auckland
- Contact : +64 9 373 7513
University of Auckland is the largest university in New Zealand, and located in the country’s largest city, Auckland. The University of Auckland was formally opened on 23 May 1883 as Auckland University College, part of the University of New Zealand. The university is the highest ranked university in New Zealand and ranked in top 100 universities in the world, 85th(QS World University rankings 2019). 42,759 students including 8,020 international students enrolled in 2018. The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s largest research organisation with more than 13,000 staff and postgraduate students involved in fundamental and applied research.
University of Canterbury
- Location : Christchurch
- Contact : +64 3 364 3443
University of Canterbury was established in 1873 and it is the second oldest university in New Zealand. The University is located in Christchurch, South Island. University of Canterbury is a prestigious destination that is ranked in the world’s top 250 universities, with 15 subjects ranked in the world’s top 200 (QS World University Rankings). It has been awarded with a 5-star ranking for research and teaching excellence by the QS World University Rankings.
University of Otago
- Location : Dunedin
- Contact : +64 3 479 7000
University of Otago, founded in 1869 by an ordinance of the Otago Provincial Council, is New Zealand’s oldest university and third-oldest in Oceania. The main campus of the University of Otago is located in the city of Dunedin, which is the major city within the province of Otago. Although the University’s main campus is in Dunedin, it also has Health Sciences campuses in Christchurch and Wellington (established in 1972 and 1977 respectively), an information and teaching centre in central Auckland (1996), and an information office in Wellington (2001). The university is ranked 175th in the QS world university rankings and in the top 300 universities worldwide in all other key international rankings.
University of Waikato
- Location : Hamilton
- Contact : +64 7 838 4466
University of Waikato is a comprehensive university in Hamilton, New Zealand. The university was established in 1964, and has a satellite campus located in Tauranga. University of Waikato is ranked 274th universities worldwide in the QS World University Rankings 2019, and it is a consistent climber in the most prestigious international rankings, it has jumped 127 places in just five years. In July 2016 the university was awarded a five star rating by QS Stars, confirming the University of Waikato's status as a world-class university with a high reputation for employment, cutting-edge facilities, internationally renowned research, and outstanding teaching and student satisfaction.
Victoria University of Wellington
- Location : Wellington
- Contact : +64 4 472 1000
Victoria University of Wellington, originally known as Victoria College, was founded in 1897, and it is located in Wellington, the capital of New Zealand. In 2018, Victoria University of Wellington ranked 221 among the 18,000 universities in the world in the QS World University Rankings. And it is awarded five stars overall in the QS Stars rating of excellence in 2019. Victoria Business School is one of an elite group of commerce faculties worldwide that hold the Triple Crown of international accreditations of EQUIS, AACSB (Business) and AMBA. Victoria University of Wellington has over 22,000 students, including over 3,700 international students from more than 110 countries.