International Students

International Application Closing dates 

Applications for Trimester Two starting programmes close Thursday 16 May 2024 for offshore International applicants.

Any applications received (online or paper-based) after these dates will be consider for our next available intake in 2025. Contact International Admissions for further information. 

Haere Mai!

Welcome to New Zealand. We’re so thrilled that you’ve chosen Whitireia and WelTec | Te Pūkenga as your new home while you study.

We are driven by a commitment to students first, with more choices, opportunities and dynamic study experiences in Wellington and in wider New Zealand. Read more about our transition to Te Pūkenga (NZIST), Aotearoa New Zealand’s largest vocational education provider.


International Study Programmes

International students studying in Wellington can choose from a wide range of study programmes, from Business & IT, to Creative and Engineering.


International Joint Programmes

We have partnerships with many tertiary institutions worldwide. Through Joint degree and articulation programs, students who have already begun their degrees in their home countries can complete them in Wellington and obtain a Te Pūkenga trading as Whitireia and WelTec degree or diploma.

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