Sector Overview

Students from around the globe come to study here in Taitokerau Northland.

Our climate is enviable with warm, lingering summers and milder winters, meaning students can enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle year-round. With schools located in the main city of Whangārei, near the coast, in the picturesque town of Kerikeri or in rural heartland, those who come to Northland to study have a range of stunning locations to settle in.

While Taitokerau Northland is well positioned to achieve strong growth in this sector, there are also significant challenges. As a whole, Aotearoa New Zealand’s international education sector is exposed to a wide range of external influences, including global issues such as politics, war and currency fluctuations, and government level issues such as changes in legislation.

The global Covid-19 pandemic had a significant impact on the number of international students studying in Taitokerau Northland. However, international students are now returning to study in schools throughout the region.

Visit the Study Northland website