How to apply for enrolment into a programme

Step 1

Check that you are eligible to enrol and meet the entry criteria for your preferred programme.

Step 2

If you meet the criteria you can choose to either complete a printed application to enrol or you can apply to enrol online.

You will need the following information to complete your application:

  • Personal details and details of your previous education
  • Your National Student Number (NSN)
  • Student Number (if you have enrolled with us previously)

A valid email address (You can create a free email address at domains such as Google and MicrosoftLive if you do not have one)

Step 3

If you choose to submit an online enrolment application you will first need to create an 'Urutauira' account which will give you access to our student portal.  

From our website click the Enrol link.  If you have not set up an Urutauira account you can create an account here by following the prompts to register.  Setting up a new Urutauira account requires you to have an email address that you have access to. Your communications will be sent to this email address.

If you have already set up an Urutauira account you can simply choose to log in.


Register/Log in to Urutauira

Step 4

Once you have set-up and logged into your Urutauira account, click on 'online enrolment' on the left-hand navigation menu where you can commence your online enrolment application.

Step 5

Once you have completed all the sections on the form you can submit the form online (with accompanying documents), or mail it to us or hand it in at the reception of one of our campuses.

Step 6

Your application will be reviewed and, if necessary, you will contacted for an interview with the programme coordinator.

Step 7

If your application is successful, you will offered a place on the programme and you will be able to choose your courses (papers). If you are enrolling online the offer of place is made electronically.

Step 8

When you return your signed Offer of Place your enrolment will be confirmed. During online enrolment a conditional Offer of Place is made and you can accept electronically.

If there is a fee attached to the programme, you will need to pay the fee before classes start.


If you are ready to enrol click here:

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Document checklist

When you enrol you will need to provide the following documents:

  • Completed and signed Apply to Enrol Form
  • Academic documentation to support application (details on programme pages), for example NCEA results.

Document to prove your identity and domestic student eligibility as follows:

Write your verified NSI number ie National Student Number on your Apply to Enrol Form ((contact NZQA on 0800 697 296 to get your NSN number if you do not know it)  OR

  • Original or certified copy of Birth Certificate or Passport if you do not have a verified NSN.  (A driver's licences is not an acceptable form of ID for enrolment purposes). If you are not able to provide the required identification, we can help with this by gaining a birth certificate for you. If you require support, please contact us on 0508 92 62 64 or
  • Completed method of payment field on your form and made arrangements for financing of your studies

NOTE  A certified copy is a photocopy that has been endorsed as a true copy of the original. To be certified, the document must:  be certified by an official of the issuing authority or a person authorised by law in New Zealand to certify documents, such as a Justice of the Peace, a lawyer or a court official (Court Registrar or Deputy Registrar); and have the official's signature on each page, with the name and title of the official shown clearly below his or her signature.

Scanned copies of documents can be emailed to us or uploaded with online enrolments.

Important note for enrolments

Online enrolment is not currently available for some of our programmes.  Those programmes are listed below. We apologise for the inconvenience.

Bachelor of Māori Performing Arts (NZ based, non-secondary school enrolments)

For students interested in enrolling in the programme listed above please contact us directly or submit an online enquiry via our website

Demistify the enrolment process

Helpful information to support your enrolment

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