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Take a walk around any of our campuses and you'll discover a diverse and welcoming environment where staff and students from throughout New Zealand and around the world meet, mix and mingle.

You'll discover a wide range of facilities like gyms, libraries and health centres, and you'll come across all manner of student events, activities and exhibitions.

There are places to catch up with friends and fellow students, like on-campus cafes and even training restaurants where you can savour fabulous, affordable meals prepared by trainee chefs and served by hospitality students.

And if you're seeking assistance, you'll find it; whether it's directions to your classroom, a recommendation for a great coffee, or expert guidance on student finance, accommodation or career opportunities.

A-Z Study Options

Explore your study options at Ara. We offer a wide range of qualifications in many subject areas. Enrolments are now open.

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Pasifika Strategy

Our Pasifika Strategy outlines how we’ll support and create a thriving community of Pasifika teaching and learning practice at Ara.

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Services and support

At Ara we are committed to helping you achieve your study goals and enabling you to make the most of your time with us.

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Student exchange

Whether you are cosidering studying in New Zealand or studying overseas, find out your student exchange options now.

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Graduation

Graduation is a celebration of your academic achievement which can be shared with family, friends, fellow students and the whole Ara community.

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Waiata provides connection for school students

Waiata provides connection for school students

While in lockdown at home, Antonio Toetoe a Kaiako (teacher) in Kōmanawa, the bilingual provision...

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Boost in funding for Commercial Road Transport

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Health Practice students help take NZ's health care into the future

Health Practice students help take NZ's health care into the future

The two winning entries for University of Canterbury’s recent UCE ‘Digital Doctors’ challenge both had...

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NZBS Graduates win at Voyager Media Awards

NZBS Graduates win at Voyager Media Awards

Several top prizes at the 2020 Voyager Media Awards ceremony, have been picked up by...

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 COVID-19 update from Ara - 29 May

COVID-19 update from Ara - 29 May

The health of our students and staff is a priority and we will continue to...

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NASDA students show us how art guides us during troubling times

NASDA students show us how art guides us during troubling times

Fittingly enough, ‘Mr Burns – A Post-Electric Play’ is the first production to be staged...

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