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Why New Zealand?

BTI is located in Aotearoa New Zealand, a country that is world-famous for its friendly people, spectacular landscape and relaxed lifestyle. 

The New Zealand government has strong quality assurance systems to ensure high-quality education at all levels of the education system, both public and private. The New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) is an agency that ensures the qualifications offered by tertiary institutions like BTI are regarded in New Zealand and around the world as credible and robust.

Each day is a new adventure in New Zealand. Explore native forests, snow-capped mountains, white sandy beaches, picture-perfect lakes and stunning fjords – all without the crowds and queues you’ll find in most parts of the world.

There’s something for everyone in New Zealand, whether you enjoy high-adrenalin sports like bungy jumping, skydiving or jet boating, or prefer to get closer to nature by hiking or cycling. You’ll be able to experience our unique Māori culture and see the landscapes made famous by the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit film trilogies.

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BTI International Student Coordinator

BTI International Student Coordinator
Rhena Kulasingham
Phone: (+64) 7 562 2952

Beautiful location, best educators

BTI is based in the city of Tauranga, in the sunny Bay of Plenty. BTI students are surrounded by some of Aotearoa New Zealand’s most beautiful scenery, beaches, walks, mountains and lakes right on our doorstep. Our campus has student learning spaces, study library, and teaching spaces condensed into one area, making it easy to study and live here. BTI is also close to shops, parks and all the amenities of Tauranga city.

BTI staff are dedicated to ensuring students are supported throughout their studies, and we have a dedicated International Coordinator who will be your key contact throughout your time studying with us. We look forward to welcoming you to BTI and to Aotearoa New Zealand!

Why study in Aotearoa New Zealand?


Our world is changing. We need new ways of thinking and learning. We need to solved the challenges of the future, while never forgetting about the importance of people. A New Zealand education is uniquely designed to help you reach your full potential – whatever tomorrow brings.

Many students will find that studying in New Zealand is very different from what they are used to. BTI staff will help make this process as easy and understandable as possible for you.

2021 Graduates