Auckland Institute of Studies (AIS)

One of New Zealand’s largest tertiary learning organisations.

At AIS, we provide quality, personalised education, and a supportive environment for our students to learn, develop and achieve. AIS is committed to ensuring all our students, whether from New Zealand or overseas, are equipped with everything they need to succeed, while studying for their qualifications, and beyond in the workplace.



Mar 7, 2019

If you’re an international student that’s recently arrived in New Zealand, it’s likely that you feel a little lost in this little country. Despite the small size, living in a city like Auckland is unparalleled to anywhere else.

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News: Visa Application Delays at Immigration NZ

Feb 13, 2019

Recent news out of Immigration New Zealand (INZ) reports a high volume of student visa applications are slowing the process down. Jeannie Melville, INZ’s Assistant General Manager, Visa Services is advising applicants to apply for their student visa at least eight weeks before their...

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Study: Fees Free

If you're thinking about taking on a degree or higher qualification, from 1 January 2018, New Zealanders who meet the eligibility requirements will qualify for a year of free provider based tertiary education or industry training. Investing in education and the future of New Zealanders is an absolute priority for the government.

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Welcome toAuckland Institute
of Studies.

Established in 1990, Auckland Institute of Studies is one of New Zealand’s largest independent degree-granting institutions.

You will benefit from studying one of a wide range of NZQA-approved qualifications, including diploma and degree programmes in business, tourism management, hospitality management, information technology (IT), business administration and English language.

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Our flexible three-semester system and cross credit recognition allows you to fast-track your studies and get a head start on your career.

A friendly and nurturing environment balances and supports our rigorous academic programmes. At AIS you will experience expert personalised education in small classes. Whether from New Zealand or overseas, you will receive everything you need to feel comfortable and confident while studying with us – ensuring that you are well-equipped to succeed once you complete your qualification.

NZQA Category 1 Provider

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