Whitireia University

Formerly known as the Whitireia Community Polytechnic, Whitireia is a leading institute for tertiary education in New Zealand. It is owned and funded by the government. The institution was established as a community college in Porirua Harbour in the year 1986. Whitireia adopted its current name in the year 2011.
The institution operates in collaboration with the Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec). It signed a strategic partnership WelTec in 2012, which aims at delivering more academic options and opportunities to students.
The campuses feature several buildings that house administrative offices, lecture halls, learning centers, and recreational spaces. The institution shares its library system with WelTec. The libraries provide various services and resources to meet the educational and information needs of students and faculty members. They hold a comprehensive collection of digital and printed resources related to various subjects of study. The students have access to free Wi-Fi across all the campuses. Free bus service allows students to commute between the campuses in Wellington, Porirua, and Petone.

Admissions and Information

Business Management School

Hotline

+94 70 470 6322

Location

591, Galle Road, Colombo 06, Sri Lanka

Email

global@bms.ac.lk

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About Whitireia University

Several Buildings

The campuses feature several buildings that house administrative offices, lecture halls, learning centers, and recreational spaces

Comprehensive Collection

They hold a comprehensive collection of digital and printed resources related to various subjects of study

Highly Qualified and Skilled Management Team

The institution has a highly qualified and skilled management team of members committed toward assuring the highest standards of education.

Free Wi-Fi

The students have access to free Wi-Fi across
all the campuses

Library System

The libraries provide various services and resources to meet the educational and information needs of students and faculty members

Over 4,900 students

Every year, the institute trains over 4,900 students who study at one of the contemporary campuses in Porirua, Wellington, and Auckland

Hospitality Campus

Hospitality Campus is located on Wellington’s famous Cuba Street, just a 15-minute walk from Wellington railway station

Free Bus Service

Free bus service allows students to commute between the campuses in Wellington

Benefits of a New Zealand Education

  • This positive culture is reinforced by robust guidelines for the care for our international students. Sri Lankan students in general have a very good experience there.

  • Aimed at ensuring young people acquire a range of "soft" skills that are key to the future of work: critical thinking skills, creative and analytical skills, leadership skills, digital and technical skills, and global awareness.


  • All New Zealand universities are ranked in the top 3% of universities worldwide. New Zealand has a rigorous quality assurance system to ensure a high-quality education sector. Government agencies monitor all education providers - from early childhood to the tertiary sector, to ensure they are delivering high-quality teaching and learning.

  • New Zealand's inquiry-based model of teaching encourages students to be critical thinkers, problem solvers and lifelong learners, including lots of project-based learning, where students work in groups on an assignment of their own design.


  • who have the necessary technical or subject knowledge, as well as the softer skills, to succeed. New Zealand's applied learning approach and exposure to real work scenarios helps graduates to have a straightforward transition from study to work.