Sun Global Services Represents all the 8 New Zealand Universities

All are public institutions funded by the Government of New Zealand and operate according to the provisions of the Education Act (1989). Participate in shared Quality Assurance arrangements

AUCKLAND UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY

AUT is New Zealand’s newest university but its history is since 1895. Established as a University in 2000, the governor general, by order in council, established the Auckland University of Technology as one of the universities in New Zealand. AUT is the youngest of the 8 New Zealand universities and the only one to be established since the 1960s. – Read More

LINCOLN UNIVERSITY

Lincoln, New Zealand’s specialist land-based university is New Zealand’s third oldest university founded in 1878 as a School of Agriculture, welcoming its first intake of students in 1880. It is also a home to the National Centre for Advanced Bio-Protection Technologies, one of only seven Government-sponsored Centres of Research Excellence in New Zealand and the only one in the South Island. Internationally Lincoln University has academic alliances with complementary institutions in Asia, the Middle East, Europe and the Americas, which support academic relationships and enhance educational opportunities for teaching staff, students and those undertaking advanced research. – Read More

Massey University

Massey University embraces diversity, talent and performance, and provides staff and students with an extensive range of opportunities to develop intellectually, professionally and personally. Massey is known for groundbreaking research and the applied nature of many of their teaching and research programmes. It has a distinctive mix of campus-based, distance international teaching and commitment to innovation with an 80-year tradition of academic excellence – Read More

The University of Auckland

University of Auckland was formally opened on 23 May 1883 as Auckland University College, part of the University of New Zealand. Most students were enrolled part-time, training as teachers or law clerks, although after 1905 the number of commerce students rose markedly. Nevertheless, some students carried out impressive early research, most notably in chemistry. Today, it is the country’s largest university and the main campus is in the heart of Auckland city and has four specialist campuses: City Campus initiated in May 1883, Tāmaki Campus in 1991, Epsom Campus in 2004, and Grafton Campus in 1968. – Read More

THE UNIVERSITY OF CANTERBURY

University of Canterbury has an impressive profile in research, learning and advanced scholarship. Within New Zealand’s tertiary sector, the special character of the University of Canterbury is reflected in the various commitments, high proportion, specialised focus of postgraduate, the strength of teaching-research nexus, and the breadth of academic programmes – Read More

University of Otago

The University of Otago is New Zealand’s first university and a vibrant international centre of learning. It was established in 1869 by Scottish settlers with a strong conviction in the transforming power of education. It is New Zealand’s most research-intensive university, and the highest ranked for the quality of its research. Even first year students have the opportunity to be taught by academics who are world leaders in their field. As a research university, we also emphasize postgraduate study. Otago has a higher proportion of PhD students than any other university in New Zealand. There are superb facilities for a wide range of cultural and sporting activities. Read More

University of Waikato

Waikato has grown to a student population of about 13,000 of whom more than 4800 complete a qualification annually. Today, the University employs 2000 academic and support staff, making a significant contribution to the local and national economy. It is committed to delivering a world-class education and research portfolio, providing a full and dynamic university experience, distinctive in character, and pursuing strong international links to advance knowledge – Read More

VICTORIA UNIVERSITY OF WELLINGTON

for more than a century has developed a tradition of strong international links in teaching and research and programmes of national significance and international quality. Victoria is committed to providing students with opportunities to acquire, understand and apply disciplinary and interdisciplinary knowledge, as well as related skills and attitudes, and to enhance their personal development. – Read More