Study for the future in Wellington

Learn to be a creative thinker and world leader at one of Wellington’s top education institutes.

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Wellington is home to outstanding education providers for all age groups and academic levels. And with New Zealand ranked first in the world for making our youth “future-ready”, you’ll be spoiled for choice when it comes to finding the best fit for you or your kids to study.

Wellington has leading education providers for all levels of learning. From early childhood options (for ages 0 to 5), primary and intermediate school (for students aged 5 to 12), secondary schools (for students aged 13 to 19) and various top-quality tertiary education providers.

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Preparing for the future

Education providers focus on academic success but also want to ensure students leave prepared for their next step, whether that’s moving onto further education or into the workforce.

New Zealand schools have a strong digital and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) focus. And our tertiary providers have great relationships with local businesses and the government sector, which leads to internships and work experience and a high employment rate of recent graduates.

World ranking Universities

Our three universities are all ranked in the top 3% in the world, and each university is also ranked in the top 100 in the world for one or more of its specialist areas.

  • Massey University is ranked 51 in art and design
  • Otago University is ranked 66 in Life Sciences and Medicine
  • Victoria University is ranked 46 in Law.

Victoria University of Wellington is also New Zealand’s leading university for providing quality research.

You'll be blown by our modern learning environments and inner-city campuses with Wellington’s CBD eateries and attractions just a short walk away. And who wouldn't want to take a study break by the stunning Wellington harbour?

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