Kyuwon’s Story

“I found out that UP International College provides a high standard online learning course, and it was a perfect option for me in pandemic time. Also, it was very appealing that I can choose my own subjects that match my preferences, so I made up my mind to study at UP International College.”

Record ranking for AUT

AUT has for the first time been ranked New Zealand’s second placed university in the prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2023.

Suong’s Story

“I decided to enroll in the AUT Certificate in Foundation Studies because I want to apply to the university’s event management major. Furthermore, I want to become acquainted with the academic environment and completely equip myself with certain soft skills so that I am not startled and overwhelmed when I arrive at university”

2023 Early Acceptance Discount on tuition fees

If you are holding an offer to study with us in 2023 and you accept your offer before Monday 31 October 2022, we will offer you the tuition fee at the same cost as 2022, which can save you up to $1,500.

UP Education providers gain FernMark licence

UP International College, NZMA and Yoobee College of Creative Innovation – all part of the UP Education Group – have been granted the FernMark Licence – showcasing the trust and credibility of the academic offering UP Education provides to its learners.

New Zealand Border Reopening

On 11 May, the New Zealand Government announced an earlier date for reopening the border and reconnecting New Zealand with the world. New Zealand’s border will now be fully reopened from 11.59pm on 31 July 2022– three months earlier than originally planned. This means that international students are eligible to apply for visas to study in New Zealand from 31 July 2022.

Jiwoo’s Story

“My portfolio was all done in Design Studio class during foundation course. Each design degree at AUT requires a different portfolio that explains what you aim to study at AUT, and for me, since I wanted to study Digital Design, I came up with a short story about a girl, Leah, and made a storyboard and some covers for it.”

Sattabut’s Story

“UPIC is definitely the place where every staff member and teacher will help you out when you are struggling. Teachers here always try to help and push me to become the best in my academic journey. They are always available and answer any questions I have regarding studying. “

Qiming Zhou’s Story

“New Zealand has a high quality of tertiary education, and there are beautiful sights thus could make me relax. The Foundation Programme at UPIC is designed for international students, which made me more adaptable to the study environment in university.”