University of Otago Language Centre

University of Otago Language Centre

The University of Otago has a rich history dating back to its founding in 1869 by Scottish settlers who placed a high value on education.


University Of Otago


Today, with over 20,000 students spread across its campuses in Dunedin, Wellington, Christchurch, Auckland, and Invercargill, Otago continues to uphold its commitment to academic excellence and research-led learning.

The university’s strong focus on research is complemented by its dedication to providing students with a supportive and enriching learning environment. With a diverse range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs, Otago offers students the opportunity to pursue their passions and shape their own academic journey.

At Otago, students learn from internationally recognized academic staff who are not only dedicated teachers but also active researchers collaborating on global issues. The university’s commitment to partnership with tangata whenua (indigenous people) and the importance of te ao Māori (the Māori world) is evident in its new tohu (symbol) and ikoa Māori (Māori name), which reflect Otago’s groundbreaking achievements in education and research.

The University of Otago’s governance structure ensures effective management and oversight, with the Council serving as the supreme governing body, advised by the Senate on academic matters. The university’s coat of arms, granted in 1948, symbolizes its commitment to wisdom and knowledge.

With campuses in major centers throughout New Zealand, including Dunedin, Christchurch, Wellington, and Auckland, Otago provides students with access to world-class facilities and resources. From the historic Dunedin campus, home to the country’s only dental school, to the modern facilities in Wellington and Christchurch, Otago offers a diverse range of programs and opportunities.

Dunedin Campus

University Of Otago

Beyond academics, the University prides itself on its vibrant student life, with a wide range of accommodation options, student clubs, and support services available. The university’s commitment to sustainability, social impact, and student satisfaction is reflected in its Fair Trade status, student-driven volunteer programs, and high levels of student satisfaction.

Overall, the University of Otago stands as a leader in New Zealand’s higher education landscape, offering students an unmatched academic experience and a pathway to success in their chosen fields.

Up Education

Up Education

Welcome to UP Education, the leading pathway provider in Australasia.


up education


Dedicated to supporting international students from around the world in successfully transitioning into English-speaking universities in Australia and New Zealand. Partnering with globally respected institutions, we offers top-tier educational opportunities and industry-leading pastoral care, equipping students with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to excel in university education.

Our University Partnerships

In New Zealand, our partners with three esteemed universities: The University of Auckland, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), and Victoria University of Wellington. These partnerships offer foundation studies programs that prepare students for entry into undergraduate degree programs, ensuring a seamless transition into tertiary education.

In Australia, Up Education collaborates with the University of Tasmania, Charles Darwin University, and Swinburne University of Technology, providing pathways and English programs that cater to the diverse needs of international students seeking quality higher teaching experiences.

Exceptional Learning

At UP Education, we believe in defining learning by the exceptional. Our learning communities throughout Australasia are renowned for delivering outstanding educational opportunities that equip the next generation with skills and attitudes to last a lifetime. With a focus on individualized attention and care, we believe in unlocking exponential potential in every student.

About UP Education

UP Education is a leading multi-sector teaching group delivering Vocational Education & Training, Higher Education, University Partnerships, and Online Education across Australasia. As a top-two pathway provider, UP Education’s foundation programs prepare international students for successful transitions into English-speaking universities, ensuring academic excellence and student success.

Our private colleges offer hundreds of programs across various industries, including Construction, IT, Health, Early Childhood Education, Aged Care, Pharmacy, Hospitality, and Business Management. With a student-centric approach and tailored learning environments, UP Education empowers learners to thrive in diverse fields.

UP Education at a Glance:

– Vocational and Higher Education: Bachelor Degrees, Masters, Diplomas, and Certificates in Australia and New Zealand.
– University Partnerships: Pathway programs leading into undergraduate and postgraduate university education in Australia and New Zealand.
– Online & Blended Learning: Higher Education, vocational, and pathway programs delivered through an innovative online platform.

Our Education DNA

At UP Education, our core values drive everything we do:

– Academic Excellence: Industry-leading educational outcomes.
– Innovative Edge: Investment in EdTech solutions.
– In-Demand Products: Future-focused curriculum and delivery modes.
– Student Success: Support services and industry connections that drive outcomes.
– Powerful Partnerships: Collaboration from grassroots to global.
– Global Reach: Scaled blend of physical and virtual campuses.

Where We Are

UP Education operates 50+ campuses across 15 locations throughout Australasia, offering students access to quality teaching and diverse opportunities for growth and development.

Join us at UP Education, where we are passionate about shaping the next generation of leaders and empowering students to achieve their academic and career goals.

New Zealand Language Centres

New Zealand Language Centres

Welcome to NZLC, New Zealand Language Centres, one of the world’s leading English Language Centres!


Established in 1984, New Zealand Language Centres has over 40 years of experience in providing industry-leading English language education that enriches lives and creates pathways to new opportunities in New Zealand and beyond. Our mission is to empower individuals through education, embracing diversity and fostering a positive local and global impact.

New Zealand Language Centres

At NZLC, we value openness, care, empowerment, and community. We welcome new ideas, feedback, and change, ensuring that our students receive the highest standard of English language tuition while feeling supported and inspired to grow.


Our dedication to excellence has been recognized through the prestigious Study Travel Magazine (ST) Star Awards. NZLC has been honored as the winner of the ST Star English Language School Award – Southern Hemisphere for five consecutive years, earning us a place in the ST Hall of Fame.


Why choose NZLC? Here are just a few reasons:

New Zealand Language Centres

Industry Recognition:


New Zealand Language Centres is registered and audited by the New Zealand Qualification Authority (NZQA) as a Category 1 School, reflecting our commitment to delivering quality English programmes. We are also a foundation member of English New Zealand, ensuring that our standards meet or exceed industry benchmarks.

Diverse Course Offerings:


From General English and IELTS preparation to Business English and Cambridge exam courses, NZLC offers a wide range of programmes suitable for learners of all ages and proficiency levels. Whether you’re a high school student preparing for university or a professional aiming to enhance your career prospects, we have the right course for you.

New Zealand Language Centres

Experienced Faculty: 


Our qualified, supportive, and friendly teachers are dedicated to helping students achieve their full potential. With additional after-school study support, regular progress tests, and feedback, we ensure that every student receives personalized attention and guidance.

Comprehensive Support Services:


At New Zealand Language Centres, we go beyond the classroom to provide everything you need for a seamless learning experience. From accommodation arrangements to airport pick-up, job workshops, and pronunciation workshops, our team is committed to helping you succeed.

Pathway Opportunities:


NZLC offers pathways to further education through our Pathway Visa programme, allowing students to study at NZLC and tertiary institutions consecutively on a single visa. This pathway opens doors to a wide range of academic and career opportunities in New Zealand.


Whether you’re looking to improve your English language skills, prepare for further study or advance your career, NZLC is here to help you achieve your goals. Join us and embark on your own “New Zealand English Experience” today!

Latest News

New Zealand Language Centres has once again achieved Category 1 status in our latest External Evaluation and Review (EER), conducted by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) at the end of last year.


View the NZQA EER Report for NZLC


What is so special about NZLC being awarded Category 1 status?


We received “Excellent” in every category. There were NO RECOMMENDATIONS for improvement from NZQA, meaning they could not fault any of our operations. This is a standard that hardly any other school can achieve!


“Students are very satisfied with their learning experience at NZLC and consistently meet their goals for English language acquisition. NZLC has highly effective processes for maintaining very strong educational performance, including a comprehensive and embedded self-assessment framework.” – commendation by NZQA


What does this mean for our students?

  • Comprehensive curriculum and engaging lessons
  • Highly effective support systems enabling students to reach their goals
  • Managed growth, ensuring quality, alongside ongoing investment in staff and facilities
  • Alignment with our unwavering “Mission and Values”


What do our students say?

Our last 7 years of data indicates 98% of our students were satisfied with our services, by answering YES to these questions at the time of graduation.


“I will recommend or have recommended  NZLC to my family / friends.”

“NZLC helped me to achieve my goals.”

Corinium Language Associates

Corinium Language Associates

Multilingual Recruitment


  Why Choose Corinium Language Associates?

Corinium Language Associates stands out for several reasons:

Specialized Knowledge:   With expertise in placing foreign language-speaking candidates in a job market facing a shortage of multilingual professionals, they provide a screened selection of qualified and experienced multilingual speakers, saving time and money.

Extensive Database:   The company has built an extensive database of multilingual candidates, including speakers of French, German, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, Scandinavian, and Japanese. They actively seek new talent to proactively reach out to potential candidates.

Success-Fee Basis:   Corinium Language Associates operates on a success-fee basis, ensuring that no fee is incurred until a candidate starts a job. They also offer a structured rebate if a candidate leaves within the first 12 weeks of employment.

Coverage:   The company covers permanent and contract roles or temporary roles, the latter being managed through their payroll system.


  Support Throughout the Recruitment Process:

Candidate Search:   The company actively seeks new talent and proactively reaches out to potential candidates to provide a screened selection.

Candidate Selection:   Every candidate undergoes a telephone or real-time video interview with multilingual recruitment consultants. Suitable candidates, along with their CVs and summaries, are submitted to clients.

Language Testing:   Corinium Language Associates offers free language assessments to evaluate candidates’ language competence, conducted by qualified assessors following the CEFR standards.

Understanding Your Vacancy and Feedback:   To find successful fits, they thoroughly understand the role, job description, company background, and culture. Regular communication and feedback are valued throughout the recruitment process.


    Specialist Language Tuition


Corinium Language Associates also offers specialized language tuition tailored to the real world. Whether individuals need to enhance their commercial language skills, prepare for a presentation in a foreign language, or adapt to a new cultural environment, their personalized tuition is designed to meet specific needs.


  Reasons to Choose Corinium for Language Tuition:

Tailored Lessons:   Lessons are based on individual needs, focused on specific industries or purposes.

Qualified Instructors:   Learning is facilitated by highly qualified native or near-native teachers.

Flexibility:   Sessions are flexible to fit into busy schedules, allowing for short-notice cancellations or adjustments.

Focus on Progress:   Learners can bring their questions, challenges, and priorities to each lesson, ensuring relevant and rapid progress.

Cultural Understanding:   The tuition includes the study of cultural differences and mindsets, enhancing overall language learning.

Enjoyable Learning:   If learners stop enjoying the sessions, they have the flexibility to change their teacher.


    Language Training Process

Initial Consultation:   A discussion to outline goals, priorities, timeframes, and preferences for location and delivery style.

Tutor Selection:   Careful selection of the right tutor based on individual needs.

Language Skills Assessment:   An assessment of existing language skills, measured against the Common European Framework of Reference.

Regular Progress Reviews:   Continuous reviews of progress, with adaptations to the learning style if needed.

Program Completion:   A progress report and internal accreditation are provided at the end of the program, along with recommendations for further learning.


Whether it’s multilingual recruitment or specialized language tuition, Corinium Language Associates prioritizes customization, flexibility, and client satisfaction. For more information, individuals and businesses are encouraged to reach out to their team for a personalized conversation about their language service needs.

Auckland Institute Of Studies

Auckland Institute Of Studies

   Auckland Institute of Studies (AIS)


Auckland Institute Of Studies


  About AIS


Established in 1990, Auckland Institute of Studies (AIS) is one of New Zealand’s premier private degree-granting institutions. As an NZQA Category 1 provider, AIS is recognized for its high-quality education and supportive learning environment. Located in Mount Albert, Central Auckland, AIS operates from two attractive campuses: St Helens and Asquith. The St Helens campus, set in a park-like area next to Chamberlain Park Golf Course, offers a peaceful study environment, while the Asquith campus is conveniently located near St Lukes shopping center.


  Programmes and Study Options


AIS offers a broad range of NZQA-approved qualifications, including certificates, diplomas, undergraduate degrees, graduate diplomas, and postgraduate programmes. The institute’s flexible three-semester system and cross-credit recognition allow students to fast-track their studies and enter the workforce sooner.


– Business: Bachelor of Business (BBus), Graduate Diploma in Business (GDBus), Postgraduate Certificate in Business Administration (PGCBA), Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration (PGDBA), and Master of Business Administration (MBA).


– Information Technology: Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT), Graduate Diploma in Information Technology (GDIT), Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology (PGDIT), and Master of Information Technology (MIT).


– Hospitality and Tourism Management: New Zealand Diplomas in Tourism and Travel (Level 5), Hospitality Management (Level 5), and Bachelor of Tourism Management.


– English Language: English as a Foreign Language (General English), English for Academic Purposes (EAP), IELTS Preparation, New Zealand Certificates in English Language (Levels 4 and 5).


  Personalized Education


 Auckland Institute of Studies prides itself on offering personalized education with small class sizes, ensuring students receive individual attention and support. The experienced faculty at AIS are approachable and dedicated to guiding students towards achieving their academic and career goals.


  Student Support and Life


AIS provides extensive support services to ensure students feel confident and comfortable. The institute offers on-campus dormitory accommodation and homestay options. Student Services organize various clubs, social, sporting, and cultural events to enhance the student experience. The AIS Student Careers Centre assists with CV preparation, interview skills, job placement, and internships.


  Flexible Study Options


 Auckland Institute of Studies caters to the needs of both local and international students by offering flexible study options, including online/remote learning. The English Language Centre has intakes every Monday for General English courses, with specific intakes for EAP and IELTS Preparation courses throughout the year.


  Quality Education and Career Prospects


All AIS programmes are approved and accredited by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA), ensuring international recognition. The industry-focused curriculum is designed to provide relevant skills and knowledge, preparing students for successful careers. The AIS MBA Internship Pathway and Graduate Placement Service offer practical New Zealand work experience.


  Immigration and Work Opportunities


AIS qualifications at Level 5 and above qualify for points under Immigration New Zealand’s Skilled Migrant Category. While AIS does not provide immigration advice, the Student Careers Centre offers guidance on employment opportunities and necessary visa applications for graduates intending to work in New Zealand.