Why choose Tauranga for study?
High-quality Education Providers
Tauranga and the Bay of Plenty are home to excellent education providers prioritising quality and student success. These institutions offer a wide range of programmes and courses designed to meet the needs and aspirations of students. From primary and secondary schools to tertiary institutions, students can expect experienced and dedicated educators, state-of-the-art facilities, and a commitment to academic excellence.
Students can access resources to improve their educational experience, including libraries, study spaces, and academic support services. To ensure students’ success and well-being, Tauranga also provides student support services, such as mentoring programmes, career counselling, and counselling. The city also has a thriving student community with clubs, organisations, and social gatherings that promote connections and offer chances for personal development.
Diversity & Inclusion in education
Tauranga’s education providers prioritise multicultural diversity and inclusion, fostering an inclusive learning environment. This emphasis on diversity prepares students for a globalised world, nurturing friendships and promoting a global perspective. Students from diverse backgrounds come together, participating in cultural events and activities that promote cross-cultural interactions. Support services ensure a smooth transition for international students, fostering a welcoming and supportive community.
Want to know more?
// Find out how the New Zealand Education System works.
// View our list of local Education Providers (Schools) including Primary, Seconday and Tertiary institutions.
// Find out about Student Resources for local and international students.
// Read more common questions about studying in Tauranga & New Zealand
How does the New Zealand Education system work?
Tauranga offers more than just excellent education
Meet Matilda Fransson
For Matilda Fransson, moving from Sweden to Tauranga for a summer has opened up a world of possibilities. The 24-year-old chemical engineering student originally moved here as part of a 10-week independent study programme, but quickly realised that 10 weeks was not enough.