Student Manual -- 2017


Chief Executive Welcome

Greetings, Tēnā koutou katoa, Talofa lava, Malo e lelei, Kia Orana, Taloha ni, Fakalofa lahi atu, Bula Vinaka, Ni hao, Namaste, Konnichiwa

Welcome to Whitireia 

Education is an important key to success in this world. I’m delighted to welcome you to Whitireia New Zealand, “the school of many faces”, which is a highly successful tertiary institution reflecting the ethnic richness and values of our community.

We offer a wide range of courses and programmes, including degrees, leading to many different career options. Our student success rates are among the highest in the sector. All staff are dedicated to providing you with an education that will support your chosen career and ensure you have the right skills to begin working in New Zealand. We strive to support all students and provide a range of services to ensure a safe, but interesting environment for living and learning.

We look forward to supporting you along your learning journey and helping you reach your goals while studying with Whitireia.

Chris Gosling

Chief Executive


Te manu e kai ana i te miro – nōna te ngāhere

Engari te manu e kai ana i te mātauranga – nōna te ao


The one who partakes of the flora and fauna, that will be their domain.

The one who engages in education, opportunities are boundless.