COVID-19 information

From 6am Sunday 7 March, Auckland is moving to COVID-19 Alert Level 2 and the rest of New Zealand is moving to Alert Level 1. All campuses are open at Alert Level 2 and 1.

Welcome to
UP Education

A stepping-stone to university

At UP Education, we open the door to English-language university. Our specialised courses offer you guaranteed entry into three universities in New Zealand and three in Australia while our English language programmes prepare you with the skills and confidence you need to get the most out of the experience
University Partnerships

We partner with three leading universities in New Zealand: The University of Auckland, AUT and Victoria University of Wellington. In Australia, we partner with the University of Tasmania, Charles Darwin University and Swinburne University of Technology.

The University of Auckland Certificate in Foundation Studies transitions international students into an undergraduate degree programme of choice at New Zealand’s top university.

New scholarships available! 

Victoria University of Wellington

Foundation Studies Programme

The Victoria University of Wellington Foundation Studies Programme is taught by UP International College New Zealand to prepare international students for entry into the Universities undergraduate courses.

New scholarships available! 

Charles Darwin University

International College

In a short space of time, Charles Darwin University has developed a reputation as an innovative teaching and learning institution,and one of the most research-intensive universities in Australia

The AUT Certificate in Foundation Studies prepares students for entry into AUT undergraduate degree programmes.

University of Tasmania

International Pathway College

The University of Tasmania is one of the most unique study destinations in the world, and one that is rising fast in international rankings.

Swinburne University of Technology

International Pathways

Swinburne is located in the vibrant student city of Melbourne and is an internationally recognised research-intensive university. Ranked 45 in the 2019 QS World Rankings Top 50 Universities under 50 years old.

Online delivery of all our university pathway programmes, available now

Be fully prepared for English-speaking university study

Our university pathway programmes are delivered online until borders re-open.

This is a highly effective way for existing and new students to continue or begin preparation for an English-speaking university in Australia and New Zealand. This ensures that you can successfully transition to the university of your choice, without having to delay your study plans.

Find out more about our programmes:

English Schools

English Schools

UP English Studies

A leading college for international students, UP International College offers flexible and innovative intensive English language programmes to provide the academic language skills you need for tertiary study.

Student Life

As well as an exceptional learning environment, we offer a wide range of activities beyond the classroom which takes the experience of studying in a foreign country to a whole new level.

Application Process

New Zealand

The application process for our New Zealand providers is simple. Just visit Enroller, our online enrolment portal – there you’ll be able to set up your account and manage the entire enrolment process from application through to arrival.


To apply for a programme based in Australia, please submit an application using the StudyLink application portal. Agents should log in here. Please contact UP Education if you have any questions about applying for an Australia-based programme.

Contact us

345 Queen St
Auckland, New Zealand

Postal address
PO Box 78-359
Grey Lynn, Auckland 1245

T +64 9 307 5399
F +64 9 377 7125


Level 3, West wing
Wellington Railway Station
2 Bunny St
Wellington 6011, New Zealand

T +64 4 9795566

New Zealand has moved to the COVID-19 Protection Framework. This means onsite learning has resumed for all courses in all locations throughout New Zealand. If you have any questions, contact your tutor. For regular Alert Level updates, visit the Unite Against COVID-19 website.