International Students

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About Yoobee College of Creative Innovation

Kia ora! If you want to study in New Zealand, Yoobee College of Creative Innovation is a great choice. We are New Zealand’s largest specialised creative and technology institution, so you’ll be joining a school that shows you how to turn your creativity and problem-solving skills into a career.

We offer courses from Levels 4 through to 9, so you will gain an education that opens doors to the best digital and design studios in the world. Yoobee offers courses across the country, with campuses in Auckland, Wellington, and Christchurch.

Yoobee College of Creative Innovation have been granted the FernMark Licence (Licence number NZFM100750) by New Zealand Government– showcasing the trust and credibility of the academic offering Yoobee provides to its learners.

The Silver Fern is one of New Zealand’s most recognised, long-standing, and respected national symbols. A licence to bear the FernMark is a formal government-level tick of approval that the education experience UP Education providers is aligned with New Zealand’s education regulations and national brand reputation.

An education provider with an approved FernMark Licence must meet the following criteria:

  • Of good character and repute.
  • A recognised Category 1 or Category 2 provider by NZQA.
  • A New Zealand education provider established by statute, or recognised by NZQA.
  • Is compliant with all New Zealand laws and relevant regulations.

A signatory to the Tertiary and International Learners Code of Practice.

2023 International Higher Education Course Guide is available now

Student Support

We want you to get the most out of your Yoobee experience! From arranging accommodation and meeting you on your first day to giving you practical advice, our friendly, approachable team will support you and make sure you feel part of the Yoobee family.

How to Apply

Applying is easy! Go to our application portal at Enroller and apply directly, or go through an international agent. There are certain entry requirements and English language requirements for studying in New Zealand, but we can help you with those.

Courses Offered to International Students

We have a range of courses that are available to international students. Click the find out more button to see the full list available.

2023 International Scholarships

If your students are a first year student looking to enrol into our On-Campus Bachelor of Animation, Bachelor of Digital Innovation, Bachelor of Software Engineering, Master of Software Engineering, they could be eligible to receive a scholarship when they meet our entry requirements.

Merit scholarships (Limited availability, application required): The scholarship is valued at 30% of the tuition fee in the first year for High Achievers. Please note that interview will be required.

Excellence scholarships (Only available in the first intake of 2023): The scholarship is valued at 10% of tuition fees.

Progression discounts: students who have enrolled for the first year of Bachelor of Animation, Bachelor of Digital Innovation, Bachelor of Software Engineering in 2023 will automatically receive a discount of 15% for their Year 2 and Year 3 studies.

Please note that progression discounts have been generated automatically when students received their offer letter. In addition, even the student didn’t receive a scholarship for their first year, the progression discount will still apply to them.

Why study at Yoobee?

With over 30 years in the business, we have a rich history of providing outstanding vocational training to students interested in getting into the creative and IT industries. Our experienced design educators are fully connected with the industries and our programmes are developed as a result of extensive consultation with them. 

Learn it by doing it

At Yoobee College of Creative Innovation, our training is practical. You are assessed by the quality of the work you create, and there are no written exams.

Industry-led training

You can be confident you’re learning the skills employers want. We reassess our programmes on a regular basis to keep them up to date with the latest technology and ideas.

Learn from the best

Yoobee is proud of its industry-experienced tutors who are not only experts in their fields but fantastic teachers. They’ll help you realise your full potential and put you on the road to achieving the same industry success they have.

Industry-standard hardware and software

All our students have full access to industry-standard equipment and facilities. Our green screen area is so well set up we have industry professionals booking in time to use it!

About New Zealand

New Zealand is a creative wonderland. It’s home to some of the world's best film directors (think Peter Jackson) and most acclaimed design and digital effects studios on the planet (think Weta Digital and Weta Workshop). The country also fosters an innovative digital industry with many commercial studios based in the cities constantly producing top-quality web, app, software and game design work for clients all over the world.

We're a playground for the innovative and the intrepid, and students flock here from all over the world for a taste of our affordable top-quality tuition, cultural diversity and natural wonders. Our reputation as one of the safest, greenest and friendliest countries on earth is well deserved. We're growing fast too, and in numerous global surveys and polls New Zealand comes out on top time and time again.

For a snapshot of what it’s like to live and study in the Land of the Long White Cloud, feast your eyes on the following websites …

newzealandeducated.com

newzealand.com

tourism.net.nz

 

Want to find out more about one of our vibrant cities? Visit:

Auckland Tourism

Wellington Tourism

Christchurch & Canterbury Tourism

myguidechristchurch.com/

 

Get a general guide on your crucial first few days here

backpackerguide.nz/first-week-of-arriving-in-new-zealand-international-student-guide/

 

Interested in kicking off your career?

Our friendly course advisors can help with everything you need to know including an outline of study options, key information about enrolment, and all our campuses spread around New Zealand.