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UP International College

Study English with
UP International College
and build a bridge to success

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.

Our caring and highly-qualified teachers provide the individual attention and support you need to set learning goals, evaluate achievement and maximise success. In addition to 24 hours of lessons each week, individual and small group tutorials and coaching sessions are available to consolidate learning.

Successful graduates receive guaranteed entry into the University of Auckland Certificate in Foundation Studies, the AUT University Certificate in Foundation Studies, the Victoria University of Wellington Foundation Studies Programme and tertiary programmes in Cookery, Hospitality, Digital Design, IT, Management, Travel and Tourism.

UP International College* is located at 345 Queen Street in central Auckland.

* UP International College New Zealand is registered as a secondary school.

  • Central location with excellent facilities

    In the heart of central Auckland, UP International College is close to public transport and accommodation options. It’s also near the University of Auckland, AUT University, Yoobee Colleges and New Zealand School of Tourism. The campus is fully equipped with modern air-conditioned classrooms, computer rooms, a student common room with cafeteria, student learning centre and library.

  • Qualified teachers

    All UP International College teachers are fully qualified and registered with the New Zealand Teachers’ Council. They are experienced specialist teachers who provide a caring and supportive learning environment, using interactive lessons and lots of personal attention to help students achieve their learning goals.

  • More teaching, more learning

    Our tutor system ensures students get lots of individual attention and 24 hours of formal lessons each week.


  • A choice of activities

    We encourage you to make the most of your time in New Zealand so we offer lots of activities beyond the classroom. School staff and tour operators organise sightseeing excursions while our International Student Club offers everything from basketball, badminton and cooking classes to chess and performing arts. Our Student Learning Centre is open on Saturdays for self-study and socialising.