NorthTec is the region’s largest provider of tertiary education, with campuses in Whangarei city and Kerikeri in the Bay of Islands, Räwene on the shores of the Hokianga, Kaikohe and the northernmost site in Kaitaia.
NorthTec is a New Zealand Government (ITP) owned Institute of Technology. Student will receive a quality education that meets the high standards set by the New Zealand Government.
The expert academic staff members come from around the world where many have taught in Institutes of Technology and Universities.
NorthTec’s staff and tutors have international reputations in their fields.
NorthTec provides programmes ranging from foundation, certificate, diploma and degree levels. The degrees are nationally monitored and so can lead to postgraduate study at universities and other organisations. NorthTec works closely with local and national industries.
Near the end of course completion, NorthTec helps their international students to prepare to find employment if they wish to stay in New Zealand. The university show students how to find a job, how to prepare CV’s and how to prepare for an interview.
English Language Requirements:
• GRADUATE Diplomas/CERTIFICATES – 6.0 with no band less than 5.5 or equivalent
• Bachelors – 6.0 with no band less than 5.5 or equivalent
• Diplomas – 6.0 with no band less than 5.5 or equivalent
• Certificates – 5.5 or equivalent
***** Some programs do require Higher IELTS Score
• High Secondary Certificates with pass of 65% aggregate
• High Secondary Certificates with pass of 70% aggregate, with English 60% or Higher
Homestay accommodation can be arranged with NorthTec-registered Homestay hosts. It is the recommended first accommodation option for all international students.Their own furnished bedroom with an option of two meals a day and Laundry/ use of phone and internet
Hostel accommodation usually has a single or double room.Kitchen, laundry, outdoor areas and lounges/ TV rooms are shared. Internet access is widely available.
NorthTec recommends the following hostel providers:
City Lodge Accommodation, 150 Vincent Street, Auckland City www.citylodge.co.nz
Juicy Hotel, 62 Emily Place, Auckland City, www.jucyworld.com
YWCA Auckland Hostel, 103 Vincent Street, Auckland City www.akywca.org.nz
Flatting Or Shared Accommodation involves renting a house or apartment either with other people or on your own, or can mean moving into an established flat. Kitchens, bathroom, lounge and living areas are shared as are common expenses such as power, water and rent.