Year Founded: 1927
Contact No: +64 6 350 5701
Location: Private Bag 11 222 , Palmerston North, New Zealand - 4442
Massey University was established in 1927 as a small agricultural college in Palmerston North. Under its first principal, Sir Geoffrey Peren, it widened its range and enhanced its reputation. In 1964, Massey became a full university. In the last 40 years, it has continued growing to become New Zealand's largest residential university, spread over three cities. From 85 students in the first year, Massey now has over 35,000 internal and extramural students.
The Massey University High Achiever Scholarships were established to support new students enrolling at Massey University with a previous record of high achievement in the areas of: Academic, Arts and Sport. The master and doctoral Scholarships are offered for the purpose of encouraging postgraduate research at Massey University and are awarded on academic ranking.
Each year, about 30,000 students from over 80 countries choose Massey University to help them realize their ambitions and achieve their true potential. Their students move on to successful futures and careers in New Zealand and internationally. Massey provides an extensive range of student-centered facilities and services on all campuses and ensures an active, enriching campus life beyond the academic experience.
The University understands the challenges of student life and provides services to help the students achieve their academic and personal goals. The students make the most use of time at Massey University and take advantage of all the services and resources available to them. These services are funded in part by the student services levy.
The Massey University career and employment service strives to enhance the employability of the university's students and recent graduates by enabling them to make informed and independent career decisions; to develop skills that can be transferred into their chosen career and to facilitate their transitions from study to work.
Courses offered by Massey University