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Your pathway to New Zealand's #1 university

This is your time – what will you do with it?

The University of Auckland’s Foundation Studies Certificate programme will prepare you for an undergraduate degree at New Zealand’s top university. You'll be part of the University from your first day while supported by an international community at Taylors College. With flexible study options, you can start your studies online and we will help you get to where you want to be. What are you waiting for?

Why choose the University of Auckland? 

Ranked 68th in the world

QS World University Rankings 2024.

Ranked 1 in New Zealand for graduate employability

QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2022.

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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