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Why choose Massey?
Massey University is an innovative, self-reliant, outward-facing institution committed to defining our future. Our students can expect a teaching and learning environment that will enable them to be creative, connected and innovative contributors to society. We are a research-led university that is committed to the application of knowledge.
What makes Massey unique
Massey is truly the 'University of New Zealand'. The only multi-campus university in New Zealand, we have 36,000 students in total, including our distance learning students. Since we were founded more than 80 years ago, we have been breaking new ground in all our areas of expertise - business, creative art, health, science and humanities and social science.
Massey University is consistently ranked in the top 3% of universities worldwide (QS World University rankings).
Massey University staff have won 17 national Tertiary Teaching Excellence awards in the past 13 years.
$8m worth of scholarships
If you choose to study at Massey, you could be eligible for a slice of our eight million dollar scholarship fund.
Leader in technology
We have the widest offering of digital teaching technology of any university in New Zealand.
We were also the first New Zealand tertiary provider to join an international consortium offering Open Online Courses.
The New Zealand Institute for Advanced Study allows elite scientists to pursue fundamental scholarship at Massey.
We are the lead university in two Government-funded centres of research excellence.
Massey has a well-established reputation for its academic leadership, research excellence and innovative teaching grounded in real-world issues.
Massey University has high-level collaborations with tertiary institutions around the world. We have 218 active international partnership agreements. Massey receives international accreditation for its unique world-class programmes in veterinary science and business.
Massey is ranked the no.1 university in New Zealand and in the top 50 in the world for agriculture.
Our creative arts students have won more awards than any other design school. We are the oldest and most prestigious design school in New Zealand.
Top in distance learning
Massey is a leader in distance and blended education. We have been teaching via distance learning for over more than 50 years. We have taught more than 250,000 distance students.
Extensive sports facilities
Auckland and Manawatu campuses have extensive gyms, and a range of sports facilities.
Multi-million dollar labs
Our sciences and engineering areas have multi-million dollar labs, world-class teaching facilities and staff.
Connected with industry
Massey creates meaningful, mutually-beneficial relationships with industry. This ensures our teaching, learning and research is innovative and relevant.
Unique new offerings
Massey is innovating with unique new degrees and majors.
Learning at Massey is not just about the theory. With a range of internship and practicum options, we create work-ready graduates with a career advantage.
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Last updated on Wednesday 12 May 2021