Massey University

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Massey University 

Massey University has a long-standing reputation for teaching and research excellence. It is consistently ranked in the world’s top 3% of universities (QS World University Rankings).

Why choose Massey?

Top 300 in the world

QS World University Rankings 2023 

66th in the world

Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2022

Oldest and most prestigious

design school in New Zealand

Take a closer look at the Massey University

Here’s why our students love Massey

Massey’s three campuses are based in the North Island of New Zealand. It’s a beautiful place full of culture and natural landscapes, where your adventurous side can flourish.

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Massey is where you can feel at home and make a difference.

Benefit from its innovative approach to teaching and research that contributes to our changing world. 

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Get a glimpse into student life at Massey

Your route to Massey University

If you want to study at Massey University but don’t meet the entry requirements, then you can take a degree preparation course and progress to the University.


On campus

Massey University College

  • On-campus degree preparation courses  
  • Access to university facilities from day one 
  • Guaranteed entry to Massey University*  

*When you successfully pass your degree preparation course at the required level. 

Life on campus

Massey has three campuses, all located in New Zealand’s North island. They are surrounded by natural beauty and cultural hotspots. 

At Massey, you’ll have access to state-of-the-art learning facilities, paired with world-class teaching and research.


student clubs and societies


international students from over 100 countries enrolled each year


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Any other questions?

Where is Massey?

Massey has a campus in Wellington, which is New Zealand’s capital, and another campus located on the North Shore of Auckland, New Zealand’s largest city. The final campus is near Palmerston North, one of the best places in the country to experience the student lifestyle.  

What can I do at Massey? 

Massey has over 200 student clubs and interest groups, and multiple sports and recreation centres to take advantage of. Outside of the University, each campus is close to an array of restaurants, cultural hubs and natural beauty spots for you to explore. 

Is Massey good for international students? 

Massey is a popular choice among international students thanks to its welcoming reputation and supportive staff, including its dedicated Student Services team, counsellors and career advisors.  

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Becoming an international student at Massey University