The Auckland Foundation Year (AFY) prepared you to enter one of our three New Zealand partner universities where you can complete the undergraduate degree of your choice and embark on a fulfilling career.

Guaranteed Entry

Our programme fully prepares you for university studies and to embark on a successful career in the future. Once you meet the university entry requirements upon completing the AFY, you are guaranteed admission to a wide range of degree programmes at our partner universities.

A Huge Range of Study Options

As well as our three partner universities, all other universities in New Zealand, top universities in Australia and other universities from around the globe recognise the AFY qualification. This gives you a huge range of study options.

Strong Partnerships


We have partnerships with three of the leading universities in New Zealand:

  • AUT University

  • Massey University

  • The University of Auckland


Why AUT?


AUT has:

  • The highest graduate employment rate of any New Zealand university

  • Close links with industry and the professions so that AUT teach you the skills that are really needed

  • Excellent research facilities and a strong research culture

  • Study abroad, internship and exchange programmes


AUT is:

  • The second-largest university in New Zealand and the fastest growing

  • Internationally recognised and globally competitive

  • Committed to internationalism and the value of our international students

Why Massey?

Massey University has a long and proud tradition of academic and research excellence and has played a defining role in the development of New Zealand. Massey University is highly rated in design, visual arts, nursing, public health and veterinary science, agriculture and other applied biological sciences. It is ranked in the nation’s top three universities for engineering and technology, physics, sport science and statistics.

  • Massey University offer scholarships to Taylors College students

  • Over 100 clubs and societies for you to join to help you make new friends and settle in your new study environment.

  • Warm and friendly international environment on all campuses.

  • Massey has exchange agreements with 43 universities around the globe giving you the opportunity to spend part of your study period overseas.

 Why University of Auckland? 

  • Enrol in one of the world’s top 100 universities.

  • Study in one of our world-class disciplines: Law ranked 18th, Psychology ranked 27th, Mathematics ranked 30th, Accounting and Finance ranked 33rd and Computer Science ranked 40th in the world.*

  • Gain an internationally recognised qualification from New Zealand’s leading research university.

  • Choose from a comprehensive range of programmes to PhD level, offered in eight faculties. Study for a PhD and pay the same as New Zealand students.

  • Participate in a range of social and cultural activities to help you make friends and settle into life at the university.

  • Enjoy the convenience of our city campus and accommodation facilities which are located in the heart of Auckland city.