Universities in the North Island
Universities in the South Island
There are 16 institutes of technology and polytechnics under the NZ Institute of Skills & Technology, which is currently under creation. These generally focus on providing a hands-on, practical education, offering vocational certificates and diplomas in both general and specialised areas of study.
Many of these offer undergraduate degrees, in fields such as business, computer science, IT, and science. Some even offer select postgraduate programmes, often through a partnership with a local university.
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Private Training Educators (PTE)
There are many of these, too many to list. A PTE provides education and training and can be found all over New Zealand. For example; Elite Beauty, Media Design School, Taratahi, the Welding School of NZ, PIHMS, Animation College, Cut above, NZ College of Chiropractic, Yoobee, Nelson Aviation College, Hillary outdoors, NZ institute of sports, QRC, NZ School of Tourism.
Te Wananga o Aotearoa
A teaching and research institution that maintains, advances and disseminates knowledge, develops intellectual independence, and assists the application of knowledge regarding āhuatanga Māori (Māori tradition) according to tikanga Māori (Māori custom).
It doesn’t matter what tertiary provider you choose initially, you will become a lifetime learner, having always to upskill.
Therefore, the skill is; to become adaptable and resilient to the changing world of work.