How to apply for enrolment into a programme

The study section of our website has information on each programme of study, including dates, fees and entry requirements. Once you have decided what to study, follow this simple guide to enrol.
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 complete the printed or online Apply to Enrol form. You will need the following information to complete your form:

  • 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

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 4

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

Step 5

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 6

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.

Online enrolment is available

Online enrolment is available

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).
  • 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.

Some offerings for Adult Community Education

Te Pou Hono ki Marae Ātea

Te Pou Hono ki Mahi Marae

Te Pou Hono ki Toi

Te Pou Hono ki Wairua

Te Pou Hono ki Taiao

Kai Oranga (Kaupae Tuawhā)

Wai Ora (Kaupae 3)

Wai Ora (Kaupae 4)

Bachelor of Māori Performing Arts


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

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Academic and Enrolment Administration
Academic Administration Team