Study in New Zealand at Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology, an amalgamation of Waiariki Insititute of Technology and Bay of Plenty Polytechnic, is the third colossal institute of technology in New Zealand. The meaning of the name of the institution is very inspiring, it means “to aim high and achieve great heights; to be awakened by learning”.

For study abroad aspirants, the main campuses of the institution are in Rotorua, Tauranga, Taupo, Tokoroa, and Whakatane and others throughout the South Waikato and Bay of Plenty regions.

  • The Bay of Plenty region has a plethora of opportunities for students coming to study in New Zealand. With a large northern coast, there are plenty of adventure activities such as fishing, golf, mountain biking, skiing, sailing, snowboarding, surfing and swimming.
  • The region also hosts various programs and events such as Annual National Jazz Festival, Crankworx Mountain Biking Event, Kaimoana Festival and Annual Winter Festival. The locale has a vibrant and standard lifestyle.
  • The main industries of the region include agriculture, tourism and natural resources. The international students can achieve hands-on experience in these industries through network links of the institution.
  • The region also has a temperate climate which raises the likability of the region for Indian students opting to study in New Zealand.
    Study programs at the Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology: The renowned institution offers varied range of courses with a hands-on approach to study in NZ. From master’s degree, postgraduate diploma and certificate, graduate diploma and certificate, training and short courses to part time courses, the institution has a lot to offer. There are a total of 150 courses in the institution, here is the list including prominent courses –

  • Bachelor of Applied Management – Business Management
  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Graduate Diploma in Tourism Management
  • Graduate Diploma in Infection Risk management
  • Graduate Diploma in Applied Management
  • Graduate Diploma in Hotel Management
  • Graduate Diploma in Applied Management – Accounting
  • Graduate Diploma in Resource Management
  • Master of Applied Professional Studies – Adult Teaching
  • Master of Applied Professional Studies – Mentoring and Leadership
  • Master of Management
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management
  • Bachelor of Community Health
  • NZ Diploma in Construction (Quantity Surveying)
  • NZ Diploma in Engineering (Civil)
  • NZ Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical)
  • NZ Diploma in Forest Management
  • NZ Diploma in Hospitality Management, etc.
    Student centric approach: The education is facilitated in an inclusive, interactive and small-class size environment so as to create clear understanding of concepts and ideas among students. There is a Student Experience Team which organizes are sorts of events like Orientation event, competitions, international festivities, instagram comps, quiz nights, music and sports events and Guinness Book of Record attempts. To make the environment congenial, there are all kinds of facilities arranged such as campus cafes, gyms and pool, recreational centre, library, IT support, and career guidance.

    IELTS requirement for international students: For Level 6 and 7, graduate certificate or diploma, the IELTS requirement is 6 bands with no band less than 5.5 while for post graduate qualifications, overall 6.5 bands with no band less than 6 is required.

    Career Options: For study abroad aspirants and local students of NZ, there are similar career opportunities. The institution organizes seminars, training sessions to assist students in preparing appropriate CVs and search jobs, interview preparation and one to one appointment. The students are guided to obtain proficient skills which are demanded by professionals in the industry. The websites at which students can apply for the jobs in NZ are Student Job Search, TradeMe Jobs, Teaching Jobs, SEEK, etc. The qualifications provided at the institution are highly demanded by the industry professionals since the courses are devised in consultation with the prospective employers.

    For the students, planning to study abroad and specifically, to study in New Zealand can seek expert assistance to understand the overseas study application procedure, courses and career options. West Highlander is a signatory of pastoral care for international students; hence welfare of student is very important to us. We offer transparent and unbiased guidance to students. Ms. Parwinder Kaur, a key person at West Highlander, is a licensed immigration adviser by IAA since 2010. Please feel free to contact us for free and grab up to date information regarding study in New Zealand.