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International Education Agents

Wellington Institute of Technology works with an international network of highly regarded education agencies in New Zealand and overseas to ensure that prospective students and their families are provided with comprehensive information on WelTec programmes, general information on the New Zealand education system, and up-to-date travel and visa information.  

Students who wish to apply to WelTec

As a future international student you may apply directly to WelTec or through one of our registered recruitment agents

Concerns received about a WelTec-approved Agent

 If you have any complaints about the service provided to you by a registered WelTec agent, please let us know and we will investigate and respond to your concern. 

If you wish to change your agent, click here.

Professional Standards and Principles

Representatives who are contracted to WelTec are required to meet a high standard of professionalism, integrity, objectivity, transparency and confidentiality. All agents who represent WelTec are required to comply with the principles and standards in: 

The New Zealand Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students


The London Statement of Principles and the New Zealand Privacy Act 1993

These are outlined on Education New Zealand’s Agent Code of Conduct at: 


WelTec's international Recruitment Representatives are required to maintain up-to-date knowledge of WelTec’s offerings and to be familiar with our campuses, our cities, and with aspects of living and studying in New Zealand that are pertinent to the international student experience. 

Application to be an International Recruitment Representative for WelTec

WelTec will only consider applications from Recruitment Agencies that can demonstrate they have met the standards and principles listed above. Agent profiles that do not demonstrate this within their application form will not be considered.

If you wish to be considered as a Representative of WelTec, please complete the Representative Profile and make a full submission in writing, including:

  • the history and nature of your agency (including a link to your website);
  • the locations of your offices and the credentials and experience of agency staff;
  • a listing of other NZ tertiary institutions represented, and the number of students sent annually to those institutions;
  • references from institutions that you represent;
  • analysis of the potential for the promotion of Wellington Institute of Technology in the market(s) that you work in.

Incomplete applications will not be considered or responded to.

 The appointment of new International Agents

In normal circumstances, agency appointment is unlikely unless a WelTec International staff member has visited your office(s) and talked to the principal operator(s). It is also generally preferable that the principle operator(s) has visited WelTec’s Wellington campuses.

WelTec is not currently processing agent submissions for appointment from the following countries:

  • India
  • Malaysia
  • Nepal
  • Pakistan
  • Sri Lanka
  • Bangladesh
  • Ghana

Submissions for representation should be directed to: international@weltec.ac.nz.  

Content approved by International Director, March 2016