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Information for International Students

New Zealand is one of the world’s most popular study destinations, and it’s not difficult to understand why. New Zealand is known for its relaxed and friendly culture, vast and varied landscapes and a society that is truly multicultural.


SAE welcomes students from many different countries to our state of the art campus situated in Parnell Village, near the heart of Auckland City.

As an international student at SAE you gain access to a global network of creative minded people just like yourself!

Why Auckland

  • New Zealand is ranked the 2nd safest country in the world (Global Peace Index 2018)
  • Auckland is ordered as the 23rd best city in the world to get a university education (QS Best Student Cities 2018)
  • 200+ different ethnic groups call Auckland home (Auckland Growth Monitor 2018)
  • We’re the 3rd most liveable city in the world (Mercer Quality of Living Survey 2018)

Practical Learning

Our project based, cross disciplined courses ensure you learn by doing, resulting in an extensive portfolio of work preparing you for your work placement in the final trimester of your bachelor program and on to future employment opportunities.

Study in Auckland

Find out about career opportunities and what else Auckland has to offer!
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