Top 100 university

QS World University Rankings 2023.

Ranked 1 in New Zealand for graduate employability

QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2022.

Ranked the most liveable city in the world

Global Liveability Ranking 2021, EIU.

Taylors College Auckland

Study a pathway programme at Taylors College and progress to undergraduate study at the top-ranking University of Auckland.

The University of Auckland

New Zealand’s highest ranked university is in the cosmopolitan city of Auckland, and is consistently ranked among the top 100 Universities in the world (QS World University Rankings). It also performs well in subject rankings, with 12 subjects ranked in the top 50 (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022).

Direct progression

Owned by the University of Auckland and taught at Taylors College in Auckland, the Foundation Studies Certificate programme provides direct progression to an undergraduate degree at the University of Auckland once successfully completed.

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Foundation Studies Certificate programme

Designed specifically for international students, develop your English language, academic knowledge and study skills to succeed on an undergraduate degree at the University of Auckland.

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Top 100

For 12 subjects ranked in the top 50 in the world (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022)

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Peaceful New Zealand

Ranked second most peaceful country in the world. (Global Peace Index, 2021)

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Pre-Foundation programme

If you don’t meet the English language or academic requirements for our Foundation Studies Certificate, study our Pre-Foundation programme to develop your skills in order to succeed.

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Our student enrollment advisors are available to answer your questions and help you with your application. We can’t wait to meet you.