UCOL is home to many international students seeking to attain an internationally recognised qualification and work experience while they study.
Explore our popular programmes of study
A special welcome message to international students from UCOL's Chief Executive, Leeza Boyce.
Established in 1902, UCOL is a high-performing New Zealand government institute of technology and polytechnic that offers a wide range of rewarding study options for international students across four campuses located throughout the beautiful North Island.
From IT and Business to English Language studies, UCOL’s range of programmes will provide you with industry needed skills and knowledge so you can make a difference wherever you work in the world.
Make the move to study in New Zealand by following UCOL’s step-by-step guide on the enrolment and application process for international students who want to study at UCOL.
UCOL has a network of services and support for all international students. From enquiries, admissions, to pastoral care, UCOL is dedicated to making your student experience unforgettable.
We want to help make your move to New Zealand as easy as possible. Find out what to expect upon your arrival and the first steps you need to take to establish your life here.
UCOL's quality programmes of study and dedication to pastoral care of its international students is highly regarded beyond New Zealand's shores. Find out about our international accreditations.