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Whitireia New Zealand (Whitireia)

Flag of New Zealand Wellington, New Zealand
School ID: SU640004
Rank: 6,978
* Webometrics Ranking of World Universities
Applied number: 100

NZQA has given Whitireia a Highly Confident rating for educational performance and for capability in self-assessment, making Whitireia a Category 1 institution.

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  • Job opportunities
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General description

Whitireia is a government owned and funded tertiary institute of technology, known for its high student success rates and culturally diverse student body.

Established in 1986, on the shores of the Porirua harbour, Whitireia has grown to become the tertiary institution of choice for over 6,200 students (over 3,440 equivalent full-time students), who study at one of our contemporary campuses in Porirua, Wellington, Kāpiti and Auckland. Over 135 programmes of study are offered at certificate, diploma, degree, postgraduate and masters levels. All programmes have been developed in conjunction with industry to offer excellent applied qualifications; all approved by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority.

Why Whitireia New Zealand?

Since 2012, Whitireia has been working with WelTec to provide the best possible choices for students in the Wellington region and beyond. This partnership is driven by a commitment to put students first, by providing more choice, more opportunities and improved experiences. 

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Avg Cost of Tuition/Year NZD$ 18.250
Cost of Living/Year NZD$ 17.142
Application Fee NZD$ 0
Estimated Total/Year NZD$ 35.662

Main majors

  • Social and Community Work
  • Business, Hospitality and Tourism
  • Health and Social Services
  • Information Technology, Engineering and Construction


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