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Start your admission application to study for a Bachelor’s degree, certificate, diploma, Honours degree or Master’s programme.

New students

Log in or sign up to the Pūaha portal to apply to study a Bachelor’s degree, certificate, diploma, Honours degree, or Master’s programme.

You can use this portal to save your application and complete it later.

Go to Pūaha Guide to applying

Returning students

If you're continuing with the same degree and major, you only need to register for your courses to complete your re-enrolment.

If you're changing your programme of study, contact your Student Success Adviser via the Pūaha portal.

Re-enrol now Guide to re-enrolment

International students

You can apply at any time, but you'll need to allow time to get your student visa.

Find out how to apply (and other useful information) on our site for international students.

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Doctoral students

If you want to do a PhD or other doctorate, you need to apply through the Wellington Faculty of Graduate Research.

If you’re applying for doctoral study, the process is the same for both domestic and international students.

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Course advice

If you’re a new student, you can book an appointment with our Future Students team. They can help you plan your studies and choose courses.

If you're a re-enrolling student, talk to your Student Success Adviser, who you can find in Pūaha.

Enrolment deadlines

Applications for Trimester 1, 2023 study have now closed.

To start studying in Trimester 2, 2023, you need to submit your application by 20 June 2023. Email or call +64 4 472 1000 or 0800 04 04 04 for more information. If you're a new student who needs course advice, you can book an appointment directly.

Some limited-entry, postgraduate, and Teacher Education programmes have different application dates.

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