• Palmerston North campus. Photo credit: Massey UniversityPalmerston North campus. Photo credit: Massey University
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Massey is New Zealand’s university of choice each year for almost 30,000 students from more than 100 countries. The University is committed to providing the best opportunities for students and has excellent relationships with industry. This makes it possible for students to access internship and work opportunities while studying.

Massey University’s teaching and research departments are divided into five colleges. The colleges offer courses in more than 40 academic subject areas, taught by distance and at our three campuses in the North Island. College research follows in our proud tradition of research that contributes to economic prosperity and social wellbeing.

  • Massey Business School
  • The College of Creative Arts
  • The College of Health
  • The College of Humanities and Social Science
  • The College of Sciences 

Massey offers a range of student support services and each campus has support specifically for international students. Our academic advice team assists students in choosing the right programmes for their career and helps them to make informed decisions. Counselling and health services are on offer to maintain the wellbeing of students and the career and employability services team supports students as they leave Massey for the world of work.

Students can get all the advice and help they may need during their time at the University. Further services available include health, tutoring, counselling, mentoring and child care centres. Social and extracurricular activities at the University are the perfect way for students to make new friends and develop interests outside of their studies. There are lots of clubs, associations and societies to choose from, giving each student the chance to find their niche.

Achieve your goals at Massey

Massey is here to help you reach your educational goals and your career dreams. The University has award-winning teachers, well-connected lecturers and world-renowned researchers.

Study with flexibility

Massey is New Zealand’s only truly national university. You can study on campus at Auckland, Manawatu (Palmerston North) or Wellington, or via distance learning, or a combination of both. You can also change where and how you study if your circumstances change. Where and how you study is up to you.

The University’s academic staff are specialists in interacting with students studying by distance. We have unrivalled support services including self-help tools, online learning support, an assignment pre-reading service and a specialised library service. Massey helps students get together around the world and online. It’s all part of what makes us New Zealand’s number one provider of distance learning – being responsive to students’ needs, so that no one has to study in isolation.

Massey’s graduates

Massey’s graduates are creative, knowledgeable, innovative and recognised for their practical nature and ability to get stuck in from the get-go. It’s this reputation and hands-on attitude that sets Massey graduates apart. Our qualifications are respected in New Zealand and around the world. You’ll be taught by lecturers and researchers with strong links within their industries and with professional organisations, which ensures you graduate with a highly relevant qualification sought after by leading employers.

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