Institute of Technology or Polytechnic
Number of students
Unitec has been a leader in applied tertiary education since 1976. From small beginnings, it has evolved into a dynamic and innovative institution that is redefining what an Institute of Technology should be. Unitec is the largest Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics (ITP) in New Zealand, with 12,284 students (2019), including 1,599 international students, from over 80 countries. Unitec is recognised for its vocational and applied professional education and practically orientated research. Unitec is passionate about the transformative power of education and is an educational provider in tune with the changing needs of the global economy. Unitec programmes are career-focused, industry recognised, and full of hands-on experience. We look forward to welcoming you to our campuses spread across Auckland.