Whitireia New Zealand - Porirua Campus

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Whitireia New Zealand - Porirua Campus

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  • Updated On: Oct 19,2022 11:33 AM IST

Whitireia New Zealand - Porirua Campus University Overview

Established in 1986, Whitireia is a wholly-owned Crown entity subsidiary company of NZIST, known for its high student success rates and culturally diverse student body. Every year we train over 4,900 students who study at one of our contemporary campuses in Porirua, Wellington, and Auckland. 

We offer a range of programs of study at certificate, diploma, degree, postgraduate, and Master’s levels. Our programs have been developed in conjunction with industry to offer excellent applied qualifications. Our NZQA Highly Confident rating for educational performance and capability in self-assessment makes Whitireia a Category 1 institution.

Porirua Campus
The Porirua Campus is where Whitireia began and continues to offer a number of community-driven courses. Located just 20 minutes from Wellington City, the Porirua Campus is one of New Zealand's most beautiful sites for a tertiary institution.

NZD 15000

Living Cost

NZD 19250-31875


NZD 19250-25500


University Facts

Established in 1986

Programmes 11 Available

Total Students 4900+

Whitireia New Zealand - Porirua Campus Admission Requirement

The following requirements must be fulfilled to get admitted to Whitireia New Zealand

  • International students are considered on a case-by-case basis. There can be some additional requirements, depending on the program you are applying to.
  • Students are required to submit their original transcripts from their last attended academic institutions. If they are not in English, then submit the translated copies of the same along with the originals.
  • Applicants must be 18 years old at the time of the beginning of the course.
  • You need to submit your English language proficiency test scores if you are coming from a non-English speaking country.

Please note: If you are not a New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident of New Zealand, you must obtain a valid study permit before you come to New Zealand.

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Whitireia New Zealand - Porirua Campus All Programs(11)

Whitireia New Zealand - Porirua Campus Tuition Fee

The values given below are estimated figures, excluding extra charges like material fee, student activity fees, athletic fees, health care, etc., for courses. To know more, please visit the Programs page.

Approximate Tuition Fee Per Year

19250 - 31875 Per year


19250 - 25500 Per year


NZD23729Tuition Fee

NZD15000Living Cost

Comparison with other universities of similar tier

Whitireia New Zealand - Porirua Campus Features

  • Academic Counseling
  • Campus Security
  • Career Support
  • Financial Assistance
  • Health Insurance
  • Internet Services
  • IT Services Helpdesk
  • Library Services
  • Mental Health Services
  • Orientation for new students
  • Parking and Transit
  • Scholarships and Awards
  • Social and Cultural Events
  • Sports & Recreation Facilities
  • Student Club and Socities
  • Student Leaderships
  • Student Unions and Associations
  • Student Learning Centre
  • Women Safety and Resources Centre
  • International Student Life Centre
  • Academic/Career Portals

Whitireia New Zealand - Porirua Campus Students

Whitireia New Zealand has carved a niche for itself owing to the exceptional student services made available to the students. There are a vast number of student services available at Whitireia New Zealand, which help the students both old and new in numerous different ways. The following are a few of them:

  • Health Care & Counselling
  • Student Hardship Funds
  • Health, Safety & Sustainability
  • M?ori & Pacific Student Support
  • Library
  • IT Services and Information
  • Free Bus
  • Student Hub
  • Careers

Whitireia New Zealand - Porirua Campus Scholarships

Whitireia New Zealand - Porirua Campus Map and Location

3 Wi Neera Drive, Elsdon, Porirua 5022, New Zealand

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