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How to apply

A quick and easy guide to help you apply to study in Wellington, New Zealand

Follow the seven steps below to help you get you on your way:

  1. Decide what you want to study
    Choose a field that interests you and research the different courses and qualifications available. Explore our site or talk to an education agent in your country.

  2. Research education providers in Wellington
    Wellington has a full range of tertiary education options. There are also 35 schools that host international students.

  3. Apply to your chosen school or institution
    Each school or tertiary education institution will be able to give you more information about entry requirements and the support they provide to international students.

  4. Accept your offer of place
    You will receive an 'offer of place' once you are accepted by a school or institution.

  5. Apply for a student visa
    If you will be studying in New Zealand for more than three months, you need a student visa.

  6. Organise accommodation
    Choose from a range of accommodation options.

  7. Prepare for your travel
    Find out what to pack and how to prepare before you move to Wellington.