Educational Partnerships

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We have solid partnerships with other tertiary education providers to further enable us to meet the needs of our region and provide the best quality learning for our ākonga.

NorthTec's commitment to our students extends beyond the campus boundaries. We have solid partnerships with iwi, other institutions, industry organisations, and advisors to further enable us to meet support our ākonga.


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NorthTec has educational partnerships with AUT University, that allow Sports Science students to study at NorthTec and to transfer to AUT qualifications with credit. The students who successfully complete the Diploma in Sport and Recreation with us gain automatic right of entry into the Bachelor of Sport and Recreation (AUT) programme through a partnership we has with AUT, New Zealand’s newest university. NorthTec also delivers the third year of the degree in Whangārei thus allowing students to complete the degree without leaving the Northland.

Massey University

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In October 2003 NorthTec and Massey University agreed to cooperate in a venture that would improve study and research opportunities in the region.

The agreement also provides a mechanism for much-needed research to assist the further development of the Northland region, including Māori development. There is a growing range of research needs within Northland and this agreement will enhance the capacity to meet those needs.

The agreement also facilitates cooperation in staff development.

Te Wānanga o Aotearoa

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Guided by Māori principles and values, Te Wānanga o Aotearoa prides itself on having an inclusive, interactive and nurturing learning environment. It has eleven main campuses across the country, including the one in Whangārei at the Raumanga campus, where it began delivering its programmes in August 2011.

Te Wānanga o Aotearoa works alongside NorthTec to provide stair-casing opportunities from each other’s programmes.

The University of Auckland

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NorthTec is a member of the James Henare Maori Research Centre Advisory Board.

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