Commitment to global engagement
AUT University traces its roots back to 1895 as the country’s leading Institute of Technology. It earned its university status in 2000 in recognition of its national and international stature in research, teaching, scholarship, creativity and innovation.
Students who have completed the University of Auckland’s Foundation Studies Certificate programme at Taylors College in Auckland can use the Certificate to progress to an undergraduate degree at AUT University, subject to meeting the entry requirements for the desired course.
"AUT University is a diverse university, engaged with industry, business and the community. Our high-quality teaching staff, innovative facilities, learning support and contemporary programmes help us to produce highly employable graduates."
Vice-Chancellor, AUT University
Foundation Studies Certificate programme
This programme offers university preparation for international students who need additional English language and academic support to progress to university study. Students can choose from the standard and intensive programme lengths depending on their academic grades and English language level.
Pre-Foundation and the English Language Preparation
The Pre-Foundation and the English Language Preparation programmes at Taylors College Auckland are for students who do not meet the academic or English entry requirements for the Foundation Studies Certificate, and need to improve their English language skills. These programmes are registered with the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) and will continue to be offered by Study Group NZ Limited trading as Taylors College.
Taylors College is the trading name of Study Group NZ Limited. The Foundation Studies Certificate is owned by the University of Auckland and delivered by Study Group NZ Limited trading as Taylors College on behalf of the University of Auckland.
Students enjoy the
graduate employment rate of any New Zealand university
Over 4000 international
students from more than
countries studying at AUT