Auckland Institute of Studies News and Events

Meet Merlin Xing – AIS Graduate in Hospitality Management Programme!

May 6, 2018 |

Merlin Xing graduated from Graduate Diploma in Hospitality Management Programme at AIS. Thanks to a very hands-on training programme and professional knowledge gained at AIS, Merlin found a casual job during his study and a full-time job at Sky City as … Read More

Commitment, focus, multiculturalism: Why hiring international students is just good business

April 30, 2018 |

Your customers are changing. So why aren’t your staff? Today, Kiwi hospitality businesses are catering to an ever-changing array of people, and hiring international students who reflect those people is just good business sense.

But hiring international students brings far … Read More

Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (CertTESOL) – April 2018

April 30, 2018 |

The Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages(CertTESOL) is a recommended qualification for teaching English in New Zealand and overseas. No prior teaching experience is necessary for this programme: CertTESOL provides trainees with practical experience of language teaching with ample … Read More

Bethell’s Beach 16 March 2018 – English Language Centre activities

April 26, 2018 |

Blog article by David Jordan

Friday 16 March 2018 turned out to be an ideal day to visit Bethell’s Beach which is also known as Te Henga.

A group of 11 students plus teacher David left Auckland Institute of Studies at 3.30pm on … Read More

Experience Auckland’s unique Māori culture

April 22, 2018 |

“The new Rukuhia Global Leadership Programme lets international students interact with Māori culture in a meaningful way and dive deep into the traditions, beliefs, language and values of Māori people.

AIS students spent the day on a Māori marae (meeting house) participating in workshops that focus … Read More


April 17, 2018 |

The AIS Careers Expo partners with key organisations to help students pathway from learning to real world success. The exhibition was organised by the AIS Student Careers Centre on Thursday, 12 April 2018.

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Key industry partners with Auckland Institute … Read More

Auckland Institute of Studies (AIS) host Auckland ITENZ Roadshow 2018

March 20, 2018 |

Independent Tertiary Education New Zealand (ITENZ) is a national organisation representing private tertiary institutions in New Zealand.

ITENZ is the largest association covering all areas of private tertiary education, and is recognised by the Government and government agencies as the … Read More

Semester 1, 2018 Recognition of Academic Achievement (in pictures)

March 18, 2018 |

AIS ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS Undergraduate/Graduate Programmes

Scholarships are awarded on the basis of excellence of academic results over the previous two semesters, and take the form of a reduction in tuition fees for further study in the programme.

Postgraduate Programmes

Excellent … Read More


March 14, 2018 |

This time we joined Sabrina Mayadayita and her class (led by Lecturer Jonathon Spring) to Tawharanui Regional Park to learn more about Eco-Tourism and Tourism Management in New Zealand.

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If you love Tourism and love travelling, join us in our next intake.

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Short English Language Courses for Students from Japan

March 13, 2018 |

Three weeks with students from Chikushi Jogakuen University (Japan) went so fast. We had an amazing time together, studying English and exploring New Zealand at the same time.

These students also experienced homestay accommodation in Auckland where they lived with … Read More