Discover life in beautiful New Zealand, one of the world’s best places to study abroad.
New Zealand, also known as Aotearoa in Māori, is a multicultural and peaceful country, with beautiful scenery and incredible landscapes. The people of New Zealand or ‘Kiwis’ are friendly and proud of their country’s history and culture. New Zealand is the second safest country in the world (rated in the Global Peace Index 2017) meaning you will feel secure as well as welcomed when you come to study in Auckland.
In New Zealand, you can experience a wide variety of epic landscapes in one day. You can see breathtaking glaciers, beautiful fjords, rugged mountains, hills, forests, volcanoes, and miles of coastline with gorgeous sandy beaches.
Students here have a great quality of life, enjoying many hours of sunshine every day, and fantastic outdoor activities including hiking, swimming, snowboarding and surfing - and even whale and dolphin watching! Students also enjoy a great quality of education, as education in New Zealand is internationally respected.
The living costs in New Zealand are affordable compared to many other countries. For information on living costs and the minimum financial requirements for a visa visit newzealandnow.govt.nz.
You will be studying in the friendly city of Auckland that is full of great food, shopping, parks and entertainment. People are friendly, and students are a welcomed part of the population. You will feel like part of the community here.
Auckland has excellent cultural and art communities and events, and you can read more about them on our Student Life page.
Kayaking at Cathedral Cove near Auckland
The sandy beaches that surround Auckland are nearby and easy to get to.
There are lots of opportunities for adventure around Auckland
A view of Auckland's skyline from the top of Mount Eden
Auckland's Sky Tower is the tallest freestanding structure in the Southern Hemisphere.
Auckland War Memorial Museum
Piha Beach, Auckland
Horse riding on Pakiri Beach, Auckland
Auckland has a huge choice of restaurants, cafés and markets
Discover student life at Taylors College Auckland and the academic and personal support you’ll receive throughout your studies.
Discover what you'll study on the Auckland Foundation Year, Pre-Foundation Programme and our English Language Preparation Programme.
Education in New Zealand is widely regarded as among the best in the world, so you can be sure you'll receive a great quality education.