International Office

International students studying at Unitec can see our friendly team at the Unitec Te Puna Hub for advice on living and studying in New Zealand.

We help our International students with:

  • Student Visa and Insurance Information
  • Academic programme advice, entry requirements and study options
  • Tuition fees
  • Accommodation
  • Living in New Zealand
  • Official letters

Meet the International Team

International Student Support

International enquiries phone+64 9 892 7402
Emergency Phone (24/7)

Please ring 111 (Fire, Ambulance, Police) in the case of an emergency.

This phone line is not for application/visa related enquiries.

For additional 24/7 support or advice in emergencies, contact Josephine Kinsella, ph 021 950 453 -General Manager International
Student or call us on +64 9 892 7402 or call us on +64 9 892 7402 
Immigration NZ+64 9 914 4100
To make a complaint/raise an issuePlease read through on how to lodge a student complaint and fill out a complaint form or contact Josephine Kinsella on 021 950 453 or
Unitec Campus Security (24/7)0800 10 95 90

Health and Wellbeing

Wellness Centre/Counselling

Te Puna Ground Floor. Phone 0800 10 85 10 or+64 9 815 2948

Student Advocates

0800 10 95 10 ext 8600


0800 543 354

Suicide Crisis Helpline

0508 828 865


0800 611 116

Contact Healthline

White Cross Emergency (24/7)

09 520 9555 or email

Ground Floor, Ascot Hospital, 90 Greenlane Road East

Other support services across Unitec

There are also study support services for all students which includes support from the Learning Centre, re-enrolment help and Library support as well.

Once you're enrolled, check out student life. There are lots of clubs to join, Experience NZ trips you can sign up for, there are even opportunities to apply for Unijet Outbound Student Exchange programme.

Unitec International Alumni

There is a newly formed International Alumni Group and you're welcome to like our International Alumni Facebook page. Stay in touch with classmates and find out about whats happening and where and when.