The University of Auckland, located in northern New Zealand, is the only Kiwi university to rank within the world’s top 100. Home to 44,000 students across its five main campuses, the university has gained a reputation as a world-leading education provider. In total, more than 9,000 international students from over 120 different countries are welcomed to the university each year.
Over one third of international students who study here remain in New Zealand for five years after graduation, reflecting the high quality of life, employment opportunities and the three-year post-study work rights for graduates. In fact, the University of Auckland is New Zealand’s top university for graduate employability and ranks 59th in the world for career prospects (QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020). In 2019 the university was ranked first globally in the inaugural Times Higher Education University Impact Ranking acknowledging progress made towards Sustainable Development Goals.
With 33 subjects in the world’s top 100 and 13 in the top 50, the University of Auckland offers its students an indisputably high quality of education. Some of these subjects include law, linguistics, education, engineering and nursing. Students and graduates of the university are highly employable both nationally and globally, with exposure to experienced professors, many of whom are global leaders in their field.
With over 60 research centers, the university prides itself on educating students to a high level, enabling them to contribute to the global social, economic and cultural future. Students can also feel part of the university community through joining any of the 240 clubs and societies to help meet like-minded people.