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. Learn more about Frequently Ask Questions.
The University of Auckland Certificate in Foundation Studies (Level 3) programme is your first step towards studying a Bachelor or higher degree with us.
Our integrated approach to Foundation Studies means that this is your first step as a University of Auckland student.
Orientation is a great way to start your study journey. During your orientation, you will be provided with a range of information of the support services we provide, living, studying, and working in New Zealand, your timetable, study materials and more.
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.
“There is no better place than UP International College to begin preparation for an English-speaking university in New Zealand. The Certificate in Foundation Studies programme has helped me gain the knowledge, skills and confidence for success at the University of Auckland.”