Back to top

Choosing a university

Ko tēhea te whare wānanga mōu

A little planning will help you make the most of the opportunities at university
All eight New Zealand universities are ranked in the top 3% in the world and offer quality tertiary education and student support – so they’re all good options!

1 Chaplaincy

2 Medical Centre

3 Sport and Recreation

4 Marae

5 Careers Centre

6 Student Union / student advocacy

7 Child Care

8 Counselling

9 Disabilities services

10 Book shops

11 Cafes and shops

12 Accommodation / Halls of Residence

13 Student Clubs

14 Academic and Learning Support

15 Admission and Enrolment

16 Fees and Finance

17 Scholarships

18 Māori Student Academic Support

19 Pasifika Student Academic Support

20 Student wellbeing

21 Library

22 Health services



A university is a community, offering a range of support services and facilities on campus to enable you to achieve at your best, and to keep you motivated while you’re on your study journey. Even if you are considering studying by distance, you still have access to a range of support services.