Kā Ratoka me Kā Mahi Taunaki Services & support

Together with industry we've developed a balanced programme of study encompassing theoretical knowledge and real world experience to ensure you graduate ready to contribute in your new job from day one.

CPIT graduates are highly sought after and gaining a valuable degree, diploma, certificate or graduate qualification is easier than ever before with full, part time and online options designed to suit your lifestyle.

We’re here to help you on your study journey

We support you to achieve your study goals, make the most of your time at Ara and progress towards an exciting career.

Whether you need extra help with an assignment, are looking for somewhere to live or just want to catch up with friends for lunch, we have a range of services and support designed to guide you through your time at Ara.

Supporting your achievement

Achieving your goals and experiencing the essence of student life can be both exciting and challenging. Our support services are devoted to helping you enjoy all the benefits of being a student.

Our support services staff can help you with everything from enrolment to accommodation advice through to learning support and choosing your career. You'll also find plenty of opportunities to socialise with several cafes and outstanding recreation facilities on campus.

We look forward to helping you succeed and become a part of our vibrant student community.


We have two early learning centres (one bilingual), caring for your children up to the age of five years old.

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Food and retail

With cafes onsite and access to our training restaurant and deli cafe you will be spoilt for choice with what is on offer to eat at Ara.

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Get fit or unwind at our recreation centre. For your specific fitness needs, check out The Zone to get the results you want to achieve.

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Health services

We can offer you a range of health services at affordable prices and at times to suit, all located at our City Campus

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Getting to and from Ara is important. We have car parking around our campuses which is pay and display with affordable daily rates.

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Bennetts Bookshop

Get all of your textbooks at Bennetts Bookstore located conveniently at the City campus.

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