International student experience and support

Going overseas to study is an exciting time but can also be challenging. There is a lot of resources and support for our international students

Pre-departure and arrival webinars

Will you start studying with us soon?

Our webinars cover a range of topics to ensure you can prepare properly for study and life in Aotearoa New Zealand. Click here to learn more.

International Orientation

Join us for international students' orientation to get the best start to your University of Auckland experience.

Visa information

Find out how to apply for your student visa with step-by-step instructions, facts about Post-study work visa regulations and other useful information relating to your immigration status.

Health and travel insurance

All international students must have health and travel insurance while studying in New Zealand. Click here to find out more.

AUSA Buddy programme

The AUSA Buddy Programme was created to help ease the transition for new international students adjusting to Kiwi culture.

Meet the team

Our International Student Support Team recognises the pressures that students face when studying overseas. We are here to assist you with any non-academic questions you may have, or challenges you may face, during your time at the University of Auckland.



International Student Handbook



Help and Support

  • Auckland: (09) 923 5025
  • Outside Auckland: 0800 61 62 63
  • International: +64 9 373 7513

The University of Auckland

Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1142

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