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About Taylors College Auckland

Taylors College Auckland is a modern learning environment which provides the academic, technical and personal support you need to succeed at the University of Auckland. The College teaches the Foundation Studies Certificate programme on behalf of the University of Auckland to help you prepare for your university degree in New Zealand, as well as offering a Pre-Foundation programme and an English Language Preparation course.*

*The Pre-Foundation programme and the English Language Preparation course are delivered by Taylors College Auckland, and registered under the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA). Taylors College is the trading name of Study Group NZ Limited.

Taylors College has one campus in New Zealand and one campus in Australia. Established in 1920, Taylors College has been providing educational programmes for over 100 years. It has an unrivalled track record in helping international students progress to university. Taylors College is part of Study Group.

Prepare for your degree with Taylors College

By studying University of Auckland’s Foundation Studies Certificate programme, you will gain the academic and English language skills you need for degree-level study at the University of Auckland. You will be based at the Taylors College campus in the heart of Auckland, just 10 minutes' walk from the University. As a Foundation Studies Certificate programme student you will also have access to the University facilities.

Clara from Vietnam

"Taylors College Auckland gave me a really good foundation, friends-wise and education-wise with teaching and study techniques. It helped a lot to get me to where I am now, confident and studying."

Clara from Vietnam
Studied Auckland Foundation Year (now replaced by the Foundation Studies Certificate)
Now studying Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Auckland

Your route to the top university in New Zealand

Taylors College Auckland offers you the perfect step towards the undergraduate degree of your choice. When you successfully complete the Foundation Studies Certificate programme, you will go on to study your undergraduate degree at the University of Auckland.

Lindsay Spedding - Principal, Taylors College Auckland

"We have a wealth of experience in preparing students for university level study, and we provide a caring and supportive learning environment that allows students to reach their potential, academically and personally. I look forward to welcoming you on campus."

Lindsay Spedding
Principal, Taylors College Auckland