Make Wellington Your Campus

Wellington is New Zealand’s capital city and is located in the heart of New Zealand. It is also the home of NZ’s world-famous movie industry. Sitting on a stunning natural harbour and surrounded by lush green hills, Wellington is a beautiful, vibrant and cosmopolitan city and region.

Wellington has a full range of education facilities, including three world-ranked universities and three highly regarded institutes of technology. In fact, over 15 tertiary providers, including the universities, reside within a 3 km radius of The Campbell Institute in downtown Wellington.

Wellington is New Zealand’s innovation centre – home to world-leading gaming, interactive and web companies.

The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, Avatar, The Hunger Games, Man of Steel, X-Men, The Wolverine, The Avengers, Iron Man 3, District 9, and many more films were filmed in Wellington or had visual effects created here.

Why study in Wellington?

Top 500

All NZ Universities in Top 500
QS World University Rankings

Top 5

Most Socially Advanced
Social Progress Imperative


Best Country for Business

Top 5

Least Corrupt Nation
Transparency International

Top 5

Most Peaceful Country
Global Peace Index

Top 5

Most Prosperous Country
Legatum Institute

Capital city of New Zealand and home to 40+ international embassies and consulates

Smart City: Wellington has the highest percentage of highly-qualified professionals in New Zealand, and is home to the number one research university in New Zealand, Victoria University of Wellington

Safe City: ranked in the top 10 safest cities in the world and only capital city with World Health Organisation ‘Safe Community’ status

Gateway: Perfectly positioned in the centre of NZ and gateway to the North and South Islands

Quality of Life: The Wellington region has the highest quality of life in New Zealand – Numbeo Quality of Life Index 2016

Cuisine Capital: Wellington loves food and has more cafes, restaurants and bars per capita than New York City

Quality of life: Auckland is ranked 3rd best city in the world to live by the Mercer Quality of Living Survey, 2016

City Lifestyle: In Auckland you get the best big city style and a stunning natural playground. Where else can you go sailing, horse riding, hiking, surfing, paddle boarding or mountain biking all within an hour of a bustling, modern city?

Financial Powerhouse: As New Zealand’s financial and economic powerhouse, skilled people are in demand and opportunities are growing in many sectors

Student Centre: New Zealand’s most popular destination for international students

Gateway: Second largest airport in Australasia by volume with 120+ flights per day

Campbell Wellington

The Campbell Institute’s first campus was established in Wellington in 2002. Campbell has since grown to be Wellington’s largest and best known English language school.

We offer a full range of programmes and levels, from General English, to advanced international exam preparation, to work and study programmes. We also work closely with other providers to provide exciting education packages and pathways.

This makes Campbell Wellington a one-stop-shop for English language education.

Campbell is a member of Education Wellington, a network of 50+ education providers in the Wellington region, all of which host international students.