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NZIS is proud to welcome students from all over the world with an affinity for New Zealand and career aspirations in the Sport, Fitness and Recreation industry. With staff hailing from New Zealand, the Pacific Islands, Japan, the UK and the US, we value the contributions of each perspective and celebrate our cultural diversity.

Why choose NZIS?

The NZIS is the largest education provider in Sport, Fitness and Recreation in New Zealand with locations in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. Our students have access to highly qualified tutors in our many qualification areas and experts in sport teaching and coaching through our various high performance academies.

What can I study?

The New Zealand Institute of Sport offers qualifications to prepare students all over the world for careers in Sport, Fitness and Recreation. International students meeting our enrolment criteria are eligible to participate in NZIS tertiary education and industry training programmes.

Register your Interest

International students may register their interest to gain more information, you will be contacted by a team member at NZIS.

How to apply?

International students may register their interest online and our International staff will contact you to assist with your application and any questions. Alternatively you can read more about how to apply and download our International Prospectus. Our student support team is on-hand for international students wishing to apply for NZIS courses, please contact or phone +64 4 815 8715.

Student Life

In addition to enjoying the option of a New Zealand homestay, International students participate in the full programme of activities for their chosen programme, including sporting competitions, camps and work experience.

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