international student support staff are experienced in looking after the needs of international students and follow
the New Zealand Government Code of Practice for pastoral care. We provide information and advice about living in New Zealand and studying at UCOL.
We welcome you to read and download our International Prospectus in English or
Mandarin, and contact us if you have any questions via
Are you an international student thinking of studying in New Zealand or at UCOL? Make an informed decision by reading about the vocational education sector changes here.
Established in 1902 to meet the skills required by New Zealand businesses, UCOL has strong community connections. Many international students choose UCOL to gain an internationally recognised qualification and work experience while they study.
UCOL offers a full range of rewarding degree, postgraduate and English language study options.
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.
With the emergence of Coronavirus originating from Wuhan in China, we continue to monitor the situation, and are taking advice from the Public Health Unit. We are at level 1 of our Incident Management Plan, which is planning and monitoring.
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 is dedicated to supporting international students seeking or undertaking study with us. Find out about the policies and procedures that guide the way UCOL deals with international student applications and the pastoral care of international students.
UCOL partners with educational consultants and agents all over the world. We are confident in their knowledge of UCOL and studying in New Zealand.
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.
Give the best advice possible to prospective students with UCOL's international agent resources.
Learn about UCOL's discount for studying cookery at our Whanganui campus, and nationally available scholarships for international students.