About Wintec

About Wintec

A new world of work needs a new way of learning

Education is changing and Wintec is changing with it, so our students can find success in a world that’s moving faster than ever before. At Wintec we nurture and guide individual students as part of a community so they are confident and equipped to navigate their way in the future world of new jobs and ways of working.

To do this, we must be responsive, celebrate and encourage connectivity, creativity and collaboration, and be open to new ways of doing things.  This short video The Future is Now (3 mins) tells our story:

Our Mission

To build stronger communities through education, research and career development.

Mā te mātauranga, te rangahau, me te whai mahi e ora ai te iwi.

What can you study at Wintec?

As one of New Zealand’s leading institutes of technology, we offer an extensive range of programmes from certificate to post-graduate degree level.

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Our staff

We employ staff with industry knowledge, often practicing professionals in their given fields of expertise who foster new thinking, discovery and achievement. Their knowledge is passed on to our students through effective teaching, combined with state-of-the-art technology and modern campus facilities.

Our community

We are an integral part of our community. We work closely with employers, industry and community organisations to understand and respond to the skills required.

Through our graduates, students and staff we contribute positively to the regional and national economy, and play a role in its ongoing prosperity.

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Design Factory

Design thinking and innovation

Our students are encouraged to work in cross-disciplinary ways. We are home to New Zealand’s first and only Design Factory NZ, a globally-connected co-creation space where students work with industry partners to solve complex problems.

We celebrate entrepreneurship and business development at www.sodainc.com our onsite business incubator.

We’re local and global

We are proudly part of the mighty Waikato but we educate students from around the country and around the world.

We educate around 15,000 students each year in New Zealand and a growing number of countries across the globe.

Wintec has campuses across the Waikato and we are New Zealand’s only tertiary institution operating an international college in Jinhua, China. We provide offshore delivery in many places including the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Thailand, South America and the Solomon Islands.

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