If you run into any issues along the way, please give us a call on 0800 10 95 10 or email study@unitec.ac.nz. We are here to help you!

1. Before you apply

Have your ID documents handy. Make sure that you put your name correctly into the application form, in the correct case. Otherwise, you may end up with 'riP vaN winkeL' on your certificate when you graduate.

2. Apply

The application stage will take about 5 minutes, and we’ll ask you to create an application account with us as part of this process. If you’ve studied with us before, but you never created an account, apply as a new applicant and let your enrolment manager know when you talk to them.

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3. Fulfil enrolment tasks

There will be a few things for you to do, like supply evidence of your identity and citizenship, and any requirements related to the programme you’re applying for. You may need to come in to Unitec to attend an interview or audition.

4. Talk to us

A specialist enrolment manager may give you a call to check in soon after you’ve applied. You may not have supplied all of the evidence by then, but don’t worry. Based on this conversation, and the information we have, we may be able to make you an offer of study. This is a good opportunity for you to ask any questions about your programme (if you have them), and make sure you know what’s going to happen next. 

5. Accept your offer

You will accept your conditional or unconditional offer in your enrolment portal. If the offer is conditional, you’ll need to fulfil all the conditions as quickly as you can so that we can enrol you into classes.

6. Pay your fees

We’ll send you an invoice, and information about how to pay your fees. If you’re a domestic student, you can apply for a student loan via Studylink, or read our information on the fees-free tertiary study policy.

How to enrol and pay by credit card

If you want to apply for a short course online then you need to:
  1. provide an ID document. Please email the duly certified ID document (birth certificate/passport/residency permit) to studentadmin@unitec.ac.nz
  2. pay (in full) by credit card.
If you do not have your ID document in hand, please do not apply or make payment.

Are you a Study Abroad or Exchange student?

If you've been selected by one of Unitec's institutional partners to study with us as an exchange student, then you'll need to submit an online application. To apply, here's what you need to do:

  1. Click 'Apply Now' and follow the instructions
  2. Select ‘Certificate of Proficiency’ as your study choice.
  3. Select Partnership Study Abroad and Exchange Student

If you need help with your application, get in touch with our Study Abroad and Exchange Manager by emailing studyabroad@unitec.ac.nz.

Interested in Studying Abroad? Find out more about our Study Abroad and Exchange programme.

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Interested in a Certificate of Proficiency?

If you're looking to take a Certificate of Proficiency (COP) instead, we have a step-by-step guide to help you apply.

Apply now for a COP

If you run into any issues when applying, please give us a call on 0800 10 95 10 – we are here to help you!