Why choose Manukau Institute of Technology?

Get into a great job

All of our programmes are designed to help you get a great job. We teach real skills, from real people, to help you get real results.

MIT isn’t just a place to learn – your first day at MIT is like your first day on the job. You’ll develop industry-specific skills, knowledge and qualifications; and we can help provide the connections you need to get the job you want.

Make study work for you

With study options available at all levels, you can choose what works for your situation. We can even credit existing learning or work experience towards your study programme, helping you to get qualified faster and into the job you love.

Be supported to succeed

Why be one of hundreds of people in a lecture theatre, when you can be in a small class getting one on one help from your tutor? You’re a person, not a number. That’s why our world-class staff will go the extra mile to equip you with the skills, capabilities, and attitudes needed to achieve the best possible outcome.

Here are some other ways our friendly teams are here to help you succeed:

  • Get application advice & help with deciding what to study from the Information and Application Centre
  • Adjust to life as a student & thrive at MIT with Student Advisors
  • Learn essential study skills from our Learning Centre
  • Be connected with industry & get an internship by our Industry and Community Engagement Managers
  • Plan your career, refine your CV and interview skill and land you dream job with the Career and Employment Solutions team

Be part of the community

MIT is at the heart of the South Auckland community since 1970, working with industry leaders to connect you with opportunities that you can’t get elsewhere.

Each MIT campus is a welcoming environment; a place that feels comfortable, familiar and supportive as you work your way through the journey of student life.

We’re the best, and you can be too

MIT has been awarded the highest possible rating, Category One, by the New Zealand Qualification Authority.

Here’s some quotes from their latest review of us:

“MIT is strongly connected to its region, its unique cohort of students and diverse business and community groups. Students complete their study at MIT and are well-supported to gain employment in relevant work areas.”

“Staff equip students with the skills, capabilities, and the right attitudes to undertake a range of work roles within related industries and professions… [there is] a genuine desire from staff for students to achieve the best possible outcomes from their study at MIT.”