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Wellington Institute of Technology

Lower Hutt, New Zealand



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History, Affiliations and Rankings

Established in 1994, Wellington Institute of Technology was previously known as the Petone Technical School. In 2001, after the collaboration of the Central Institute of Technology and Hutt Valley Polytechnic, the institute became the Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTEC). In 2020, the institute was labeled as the New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology (NZIST) with 15 other colleges. Wellington Institute of Technology has affiliations with Public NZ TEI.

Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses

Wellington Institute of Technology has a total of six campuses situated in Petone, Porirua, Te Kahui Auaha, Wellington Regional School of Construction, Hospitality Campus - Wellington CBD, and AucklandWellington Institute of Technology has the main campus in Petone situated in Lower Hutt which has the administrative department along with the library and other buildings or blocks. The Auckland campus at Auckland CBD provides courses in Business, Information Technology, and the English language. The Porirua Campus is one of the most mesmerizing campuses and provides programs in Business, Information Technology, Nursing, and Paramedics. Te Kahui Auaha campus provides programs in creative writing & publishing, Film Production, Hair, Beauty & Makeup, Music, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, and Digital Media. Wellington CBD campus is situated on Dixon Street which is used by both Whitireia and Wellington ICT Graduate school. Other campuses are situated at State Highway 2 and Cuba Street. Wellington Regional School of Construction houses construction and trade study courses. 

Accomplishments and Alumni 

Programs provided at Wellington Institute of Technology are sponsored by and designed in collaboration with the industry. The notable sponsors and partners include ANZ, Xero, Trademe, Pushpay, trust power, the University of Canterbury, and others. Notable alumni of the institute include the Director of Operations at Jumeirah Restaurant Group and Dean Murphy. Joe Daly of Bupa Australia & New Zealand.

Student Diversity and Visiting Companies

Wellington Institute of Technology is the secure and most friendly place for international students. The degrees and graduate programs are very popular among international students. There is a dedicated department assigned to international students who help them with any query related to campus. There are about 7850 students enrolled at Wellington Institute of Technology out of this about 3,700 pursued a full-time course. The female to male ratio at WelTec is 30:70. There are various companies visiting the campus are Acton International marketing Airs Global Immigration & Education. services, Air New Zealand Aviation Institute, Ara Institute of Canterbury, Biomed Ltd, Crimson Education, Drake New Zealand, Embassy of Japan, IEP New Zealand, International Aviation Academy of NZ, L3 Aviation, Media Design School, Orion NZ Ltd. University of Otago, and US Embassy.

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