Taylors College Auckland
Taylors College Auckland is a modern learning environment which provides the academic, technical and personal support you need to succeed at the University of Auckland. The College teaches the Foundation Studies Certificate programme on behalf of the University of Auckland to help you prepare for your university degree in New Zealand, as well as offering a Pre-Foundation programme and an English Language Preparation course.
*The Pre-Foundation programme and the English Language Preparation course are delivered by Taylors College Auckland, and registered under the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA). Taylors College is the trading name of Study Group NZ Limited.
Taylors College has one campus in New Zealand and two campuses in Australia. Established in 1920, Taylors College has been providing educational programmes for almost 100 years. It has an unrivalled track record in helping international students progress to university. Taylors College is part of Study Group.
Prepare for your degree with Taylors College
By studying University of Auckland’s Foundation Studies Certificate programme, you will gain the academic and English language skills you need for degree-level study at the University of Auckland. You will be based at the Taylors College campus in the heart of Auckland, just 10 minutes' walk from the University. As a Foundation Studies Certificate programme student you will also have access to the University facilities.
Your route to the top university in New Zealand
Taylors College Auckland offers you the perfect step towards the undergraduate degree of your choice. When you successfully complete the Foundation Studies Certificate programme, you will go on to study your undergraduate degree at the University of Auckland.
Top reasons to study at Taylors College Auckland
•Earn a highly respected qualification.
•Improve your English language skills.
•Study a programme designed for international students.
•Gain support and skills for your future career.
•Benefit from the University of Auckland moderating your exam papers.
•Receive strong support.
•Maximise your academic performance with individual attention in class and smaller tutorial sizes.
•Receive help with your university application.
•Choose from multiple intake dates, so you can study at a time that suits you.
•Enjoy world-class learning technology.
Your pathway to a top 100 university
The University of Auckland's Foundation Studies Certificate programme, taught at Taylors College is designed specifically for international students and offers a direct path to an undergraduate degree at the University of Auckland. When you successfully complete the programme, you will go on to study at the University, provided you meet the entry requirements for your intended degree programme.
Develop your academic and language skills
The Foundation Studies Certificate is a university preparation programme for the University of Auckland, taught at Taylors College in Auckland. On the programme you will study academic subjects, gain study skills, improve your English language level and receive specialist career skills support.
Prepare for university
You can choose from two different programme lengths, depending on your academic skills and English language level: standard and intensive. Each prepare you for a wide range of undergraduate degrees at the University.
If you do not meet the entry requirements for the Foundation Studies Certificate programme, you can choose to study the Pre-Foundation programme or English Language Preparation course.
Immerse yourself in university life
Although you will be studying the Foundation Studies Certificate programme at Taylors College, you will be part of the University of Auckland from your first day at the College. You will have access to all the clubs and societies as well as facilities such as the library and learning resources.
You will also have the opportunity to visit the University campus for a day of lectures, tours and talks. This will give you an insight into your degree options, and will introduce you to university life. University staff will visit Taylors College campus to tell you more, and will offer one-on-one appointments if you need additional help or advice.
Once you have successfully completed the programme, you are guaranteed entry to an undergraduate degree at the University of Auckland.
A strong support network to help you succeed
Taylors College creates a dynamic and interactive learning environment and provides tailored support to help you succeed. Teachers are highly skilled in supporting international students and there is a dedicated team of multilingual student welfare staff.