From11:59pm on 21 September, Auckland moves to Alert Level 3. At Alert Level 3, students will continue their studies online. The rest of New Zealand remains at Alert Level 2. For regular Alert Level updates, visit the Unite Against COVID-19 website.

The University of Auckland Certificate in Foundation Studies programme is your first step towards studying a Bachelor or higher degree with us. 

Our integrated approach to Foundation Studies means that your first step is as a University of Auckland student.

Enrol online now, for the support and encouragement to prepare for your future study in New Zealand

International students who come to the University of Auckland can proudly claim to be part of the highest-ranked university in New Zealand – with many of our subjects ranked in the Top 50 in the world.

Student stories

Student Stories

Anna’s Story

“Studying abroad can be tough at first but if you set yourself goals and work hard you will be amazed by how much easier it gets, and how you can make your future happen.”

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Student Stories

Jooyoung’s Story

“There are a lot of great countries to study in but New Zealand sounded like it suited me. It’s beautiful, safe and friendly, and it’s less expensive than other countries.”

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Student Stories

Sujin’s Story

“Throughout the online programme, I felt fully guided by my teachers as if I was in a classroom rather than feeling left alone on my own. ”

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