Te Pūkenga International

Ko te pae tawhiti whāia kia tata, ko te pae tata whakamaua kia tīna — Seek to bring distant horizons closer and sustain and maintain those that have arrived.

International Education Strategy 2022-2032

Developed in 2021, Te Pūkenga International Education Strategy outlines the vision and strategy for utilising size, scale, skills and expertise of Te Pūkenga to deliver world-class applied and vocational higher education and training to international ākonga both on and off-shore.

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International Study Guide

See the link to Te Pūkenga International Study Guide 2024

See the link to Te Pūkenga International Study Guide 2024 - Simplified Chinese

The strategic focus for our international learners

Our International Education Strategy as five key goals:

  1. Global ākonga

    Provide an outstanding learning experience to develop highly-skilled and culturally conscious global ākonga (learners) who are sought after by employers.

  2. Aotearoa New Zealand community

    Add environmental, social, cultural, and economic value to Aotearoa New Zealand communities – both regionally and nationally.

  3. Employers

    Provide globally-employable graduates with the skills, knowledge and cultural competencies demanded by employers.

  4. Strategic partnerships

    Be internationally recognised as the preferred partner institution by governments, employers, education institutions, Te Tiriti o Waitangi partners, ākonga and communities.

  5. Mana Orite Te Tiriti partnerships and equity

    Give expression to Te Pae Tawhiti through the establishment of demonstrable Tiriti o Waitangi partnerships; and inclusivity and equity for Māori.