NMIT – Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology is a Government Institute with campuses in Nelson, Marlborough and Auckland.

NMIT is a New Zealand Qualifications Authority Category 1 Institute. Our programmes are designed alongside industry to create work ready graduates that meet local and international job market needs. You’ll find NMIT tutors care a lot about student success, and classes are small enough that they know you by name.

Why study at NMIT?

  • Government owned, established 1905
  • Over 7000 students including 1000 international students
  • New Zealand Qualifications Authority: Category 1 Institute
  • Work-ready, world-ready graduates.
  • Work placements and real-life learning.
  • Excellent links with local industry
  • Small class sizes, interactive and personal attention.
  • Modern facilities with latest technology

Helpful information

Location, campuses, facilities

NMIT has three campuses located in Nelson, Blenheim and our Global Campus in Auckland in New Zealand. Each of our campuses offer programmes designed to complement the business and industry demands of the area.

Top programmes, qualifications, key subject areas

NMIT delivers over 100 programmes of study.

We specialise in:
• Viticulture and Winemaking
• Aquaculture
• Maritime
• Aviation Engineering
• Adventure Tourism

We also have programmes covering:
• Business
• Health
• Information Technology
• Arts and Media

Graduates leave NMIT with internationally respected qualifications work and world ready.

International student support

The International Pastoral Support team assists students with non-academic matters/pastoral care, accommodation enquiries and airport pickups.

The Learning Support team advises students with their learning. The team offers one-to-one training to help students become independent effective learners.

The Information and Enrolments Centre provides centralised processing of applications, enrolments, re-enrolments, withdrawals and transfers. The team can also assist with visa applications and medical or travel insurance.

SANITI – NMIT’s Student Association is a student elected, independent group of student representatives who provide advocacy and support, representation and regular events for students. SANITI also assist students who are looking for work.


We offer two types of homestays – Full Board homestays and Independent Homestays.

Our Full Board Homestay package includes:
• Your own room within the main building.
• The room will include a bed, desk, chair, lamp and storage drawers.
• An electric blanket for the bed may also be provided in colder seasons.
• A heater must be provided.
• Key to the home.

• Monday to Friday: Breakfast and dinner.
• Saturday and Sunday, public holidays and NMIT term holidays: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Wireless internet
• A minimum of 40GB of WIFI per student.

Independent Homestay includes your own room, heating, electricity, bedding and internet. No food is provided.

Nikau Apartments in Nelson are located right on campus. They are independent and must be booked directly. http://www.nikauapartments.co.nz/Long_Term_Accommodation.html

Academic and English Language Requirements

Entry Requirements vary per programme and country.

You can read more here:

English Language Scholarship

Join the 2017 and 2018 intakes of the English language pathway programme, New Zealand Certificate in English Language (NZCEL) Level 4, and receive a scholarship for your qualification at NMIT! This English Language Scholarship is for international students from countries with a NZ student visa approval rate of 70% or higher*, or international students already in New Zealand.

Limited time scholarship of NZ$2000 for Auckland students

NZ$2000 scholarship for international students enrolling for September and November 2017 intakes at NMIT’s Global Campus Auckland, onto any of the following programmes of study:

Information Technology
• Graduate Diploma in Information Technology
• Postgraduate Diploma in IT Security Management

• Graduate Diploma in Management
• Postgraduate Diploma in International Business


Welcome to the Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology: This video introduces you to the key facts of the Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT). Study in New Zealand’s popular holiday destination, the Top of the South, Te Tau Ihu o Te Waka a Maui.

NMIT Viticulture and Winemaking – Rachel’s story Rachel shares what her Bachelor of Viticulture and Winemaking programme is like at the Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT). http://www.nmit.ac.nz/apply16


Address: NMIT Nelson Campus: 322 Hardy Street, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
Website: http://www.nmit.ac.nz

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For more information about this institution, please contact ISENZ.