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Natcoll is New Zealand's largest specialist private tertiary provider of creative digital technology courses and related resources. We have three campuses located in modern, inner-city buildings in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. We offer intensive NZQA-approved vocationally-based certificate and diploma courses in fields including animation, video post production, web development, interactive media and graphic design.

Students come to New Zealand to enjoy the affordable, high quality tuition in a safe country that offers vibrant cities and cultural diversity. Natural lakes, forests, beaches and mountains are easily accessible and allow students to enjoy a wide range of outdoor activities. New Zealanders are also well known for their easy going approach to life and their friendliness.


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Life on a Natcoll campus
Natcoll’s campuses are designed to give you a great education in a supportive environment. Teaching facilities include well-appointed computer suites, furnished with up-to-date software and equipment. Each campus has a spacious student common room where students can kick back, relax and benefit from the creative campus buzz. Our campuses are situated in central city locations where you will find shops, cafes, art galleries, museums, libraries and public transport all within easy walking distance.


School / Office Address: Kilmore Street
Christchurch
New Zealand
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Courses / Programs
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