Laidlaw College was established in 1922 by Reverend Joseph Kemp and businessman Robert Laidlaw. Originally known as the Bible Training Institute (BTI), the College trained men and women in the Scriptures and theology. In 1972 the Institute was renamed the Bible College of New Zealand (BCNZ). Laidlaw College Incorporated provides a dynamic learning environment for over 1,100 students throughout New Zealand and around the world. Laidlaw College is committed to the provision of degree and diploma-level theological education throughout the whole of New Zealand.
Laidlaw College was previously known as the New Zealand Bible Training Institute (NZBTI) from 1922–1971 and as Bible College of New Zealand (BCNZ) from 1971–2008. Academic awards bearing the stamp of the former names of Laidlaw College are recognized by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority pursuant to the 1990 Education Act. The New Zealand Ministry of Education Provider Code for Laidlaw College is 08563.
Campus at Laidlaw College Incorporated –
Laidlaw College has two physical campuses, one in Auckland in the North Island and one in Christchurch in the South Island and a virtual campus for those who study from a distance.
Why Choose Laidlaw College Incorporated?
- They provide Internationally Recognized Qualifications.
- They provide High—quality Programs.
- They have Small Classes and Individual Encouragement.
- They provide Excellent Student Support.
- They have Multicultural and Friendly Community.
Facilities at Laidlaw College Incorporated –
- Well-equipped lecture rooms
Schools and Centers at Laidlaw College Incorporated –
- School of Theology, Mission and Ministry
- School of Education
- School of Counselling
- Laidlaw-Carey Graduate School
- Centre for Academic Preparation & Support
Accreditation of Laidlaw College Incorporated –
Laidlaw College is registered by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority pursuant to the 1990 Education Act and its amendments and is accredited to teach its programs as approved by the Authority. Laidlaw College is accredited by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority to teach at postgraduate and undergraduate degree level. Doctoral programs are offered under the auspices of partnership arrangements with New Zealand universities or the Australian College of Theology.
Scholarships at Laidlaw College Incorporated –
Laidlaw College Incorporated offers Scholarships of up to NZ$10000 to undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Student Support Services at Laidlaw College Incorporated –
Laidlaw College Incorporated offers a wide range of student services which include Academic Support, Counseling Services, Disability Support, Career services, Medical support etc.