Unitec Institute of Technology

Unitec is New Zealand’s largest institute of technology and is situated in Auckland, a city that is rated as the third most liveable in the world.

We are a leader in adopting modern teaching and training approaches to prepare our students for success in the jobs of the future. We have business hubs, workshops and studios on campus for hands-on, industry specific learning. Unitec also boasts a 90% success rate of our graduates gaining employment.

Why choose Unitec?

Our hands- on, employment focused education, across a wide range of professional and vocational areas, are on par with international universities and is more affordable. We also partner with major business and service organisations, with many co-located on our Auckland campuses, to align our vocational learning closely to industry needs, thus enhancing your employment prospects.

From academic help and counselling to childcare and CV Writing workshops – there are free services on campus to meet all your needs. Our career workshops can help you get your dream job by preparing you for interviews. You will also learn how networking can help identify career opportunities and how to put this into practice. Our campus is a lively place, with different events held throughout the year such as BBQ, sports tournaments and various workshops to help you settle in.

We understand that students don’t learn about life and how to live and succeed in a society from textbooks, they experience it. We create that experience, the feeling of empowerment, the confidence. Students learn life skills through our courses so that they can push their boundaries to excel in the workplace. New Zealand also has an international reputation as a provider of quality education. When you study at Unitec in New Zealand, you will return with a new perspective on culture, a recognised international education, and a willingness to learn which will make you very attractive to your future employer.

Helpful information


Auckland, New Zealand is rated the third most liveable city in the world*, not just for its huge variety of activities but for its safety, cleanliness, infrastructure and welcoming people. Unitec offers an environment where all students can find their niche, build lifelong friendships and develop business acquaintances.

Unitec Institute of Technology has 2 campuses spread across Auckland. Our main campus in based in Mt Albert which is a short ten minute drive from Auckland CBD. Out west, there’s our Waitākere campus with its modern teaching facilities right in the heart of Henderson.

International student support

Getting through your first year can sometimes feel like a struggle. The good news is you don’t have to do it alone. There are a number of support services to help you succeed at Unitec. We also have a 24 hour emergency support line open to all enrolled International Students.

Some of the facilities and services that are on campus are:

  • Career Centre
  • Multi faith chaplaincy
  • Childcare facility
  • Computer labs
  • Copy Centre (including a post shop)
  • Student Health Centre
  • IBM Delivery Centre
  • IELTS Test Centre
  • Pastoral Care
  • Study Support
  • Visa and Insurance Support

If you need a place while you study at Unitec, there are lots of options nearby. You can rent a room off campus in a flat or house, live with a New Zealand family in their home, or stay at Unitec’s on campus residential accommodation. Please check the Unitec website for more information: http://www.unitec.ac.nz/why-choose-unitec/accommodation



Address: Main Campus: 139 Carrington Rd, Mount Albert, Auckland 1025
Website: http://www.unitec.ac.nz

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For more information about this institution, please contact ISENZ.