Welcome to Aspire2 International. We are excited you’re here!
We know you’re making important decisions and we’re here to help you as you select an education provider for your study.
Our team at Aspire2 International are ready to help. You can email us anytime .
We are ready to help you plan a rewarding and uniquely Kiwi experience as you consider your future opportunities through study, but also the country you are choosing to study in!
We are committed to delivering a unique, safe and successful education experience in beautiful New Zealand.
From the moment you enrol, through to your graduation and beyond, we provide an Aspire2 International faculty and student family to welcome and care for you.
Please call to talk more about how we can support you in your study journey in New Zealand.
Asking lots of questions is often the best way to find out about your potential experience in any course of study – or moving to a new country.
We have gathered your most frequently asked questions and have provided more detail about your New Zealand experience with Aspire2 International.
If you can’t find the answer you are looking for below, please reach out to us here:
Email or call us on +64 9 5555 400
What is the weather like in New Zealand?
Check out this link to learn more about New Zealand Weather and Climate.
How much do things cost in New Zealand?
Check out these handy links to help you budget:
Where is there to explore when I am in New Zealand?
There is so much for you to see, explore and enjoy around our stunning country including our beautiful sandy beaches. Many beaches are patrolled by surf lifeguards; stay safe by swimming between the yellow and red flags.
What happens when I arrive in New Zealand?
If you have pre-booked your accommodation and airport pick up, we will organise for you to be met at the Airport by our transport service who will deliver you safely to your pre-booked accommodation provider.
Where will I live?
There are plenty of options for accommodation from backpackers accommodation to homestays. We can assist in giving you the right advice to help you find something that will suit you and your lifestyle.
It is important that you know your rights as a tenant before you enter into any agreements
What happens at Orientation?
Orientation is filled with loads of valuable information that will help you to settle into your student life with Aspire2 International.
First up, we’ll introduce you to the friendly Student Support team who are there for YOU. If you have any concerns or need some help, please ask for assistance.
Then we’ll teach you about insurance cover, how to open a bank account, safety in the city – and cover all the specific support services we provide.
What is the Personal Development Programme?
Before you leap in to your course of study, we will take you through our Personal Development Programme.
We are extremely proud of our introductory programme as it provides high value to our new students. It’s fun, interactive and a great introduction for any new student to Aspire2 International and to New Zealand.
You’ll learn about our Kiwi way of life and all things New Zealand. It’s a way for us to add value to your academic experience by providing you the means to learn the ‘soft-skills’ New Zealand employers are looking for as well as providing you employment support while you are with us.
Read more about Aspire2 Work
How can I find out more about my study?
You will meet the key leaders of your faculty during Orientation.
Timetables, plus all the other study information you need will be issued to you within the first two weeks. Your classes are interactive, engaging and include industry guest speakers and industry site visits.
We understand how important it is to connect with industry and get a taste for the real world.
Life on campus is diverse, including our cultures and the activities that take place.
We love to celebrate culture, our people and success so keep yourself up to date by checking in on our social pages!
You can check out some of our galleries here.
Who will help me find work?
Our Aspire2 Work team will support and guide you on your employment journey. A range of workshops and one to one support is provided around your curriculum vitae (CV), cover letter, job search, interview skills and more.
We work with multiple employers to make sure you are well equipped for success. Our aim is to create future opportunities for all of our students and graduates.
New Zealand does have a comprehensive set of employment laws that help keep workplaces fair. You need to be aware of the rules, and what your rights and responsibilities are.
How can I stay safe?
New Zealand is one of the happiest and safest places in the world! Our friends at ATEED, Auckland Council and Study Auckland have provided us with this video to show you how to make sure you are safe and sound.
Do I need insurance?
International students must have appropriate and current medical and travel insurance while studying in New Zealand. It must include cover for student travel to and from New Zealand for the duration of time that the student is enrolled. We can arrange students' insurance through OrbitProtect (for more information go to www.orbitprotect.co.nz).