List of New Zealand universities

New Zealand is increasingly affirming its position as one of countries with the best education quality in the world. It is always named in the worldwide education rankings. The following is a list of the best New Zealand universities today.

New Zealand universities always focus on investing in the quality of teaching
New Zealand universities always focus on investing in the quality of teaching

Best New Zealand universities

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1. University of Canterbury (UC)

The University of Canterbury is one of the top TOP universities in New Zealand. It was founded by scholars from Oxford and Cambridge in 1873 and has maintained the relationship up to now.

The strength of the University of Canterbury is research. More than 18,000 students are taught directly by leading researchers. At university, students and faculty have access to a network of state-of-the-art research labs, including one of the leading hemispherical observatories in the Southern Hemisphere.

2. The University of Auckland

The University of Auckland is one of the largest universities in New Zealand. This is home to more than 40,000 students, including nearly 5,000 international students from over 90 countries around the world.

The university is constantly present in the famous rankings such as QS World Rankings and Times Higher Education World Rankings. It has many international connections and is one of the members of Universitas 21 - a group of leading research universities.

Recently, The University of Auckland was ranked as the most innovative university in New Zealand and Australia in the list of TOP 75 universities in Asia - Pacific (according to Reuters).

3. Massey University

Massey University is a multi-campus university in New Zealand with 35,000 students from all over the world. The university is known for its dynamic development with research aimed at giving students the right direction, diverse on-campus and distance teaching methods. Massey University has three locations in 3 cities for each major.

4. Otago University

Otago University is the oldest university in New Zealand. The university’s architecture is ancient, located on the peaceful bank of the river with a neo-Gothic style of the 19th century.

With 145 years of age, it has a long history in the quality of teaching, research and education. Otago University is famous for being the “cradle” that produces many of the country's top scientists, ministers and billionaires.

5. Lincoln University

Lincoln University is located on the southern island in Christchurch. It is the 3rd oldest university in New Zealand. Among New Zealand universities, Lincoln University that was a university specializing in agriculture and agricultural biology has expanded and become a leader in research.

Lincoln University has strengths in agriculture and agribusiness, landscape architecture for environmental management and planning, information technology, ...

6. Auckland University of Technology (AUT)

Auckland University of Technology is the second-largest university in New Zealand. Among New Zealand universities, the university is famous for its innovation and quickly updates with new world trends.

Auckland University of Technology has good relationships with major companies around the world. Therefore, the training program is still suitable for the requirements of many industries.

The graduate employment rate of AUT is up to 95%.

In particular, Auckland University of Technology has 39 Industry Advisory Committees, which work to ensure the alignment of the curriculum with the needs of each discipline.

7. Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University has 4 main campuses in Wellington. Victoria University of Wellington is the most internationalized university in New Zealand. Its law teaching quality also leads the nation.

Victoria University of Wellington has 120 partner schools around the world. Along with many joint programs, the university has a branch in District 4, Ho Chi Minh City, associated with Ho Chi Minh City University of Economics.

Victoria University's School of Business is one of 58 business schools in the world holding the internationally recognized “Triple Crown” title such as EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA.

8. The University of Waikato

Located in the North Island, Hamilton - the center of the island's most popular tourist attraction, The University of Waikato is a prestigious university ranked in TOP universities by Times Higher Education.

Waikato University is young, dynamic and professional with outstanding majors such as media, design, mathematics and computer science, financial economics analysis...


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