Host University for Wellington, New Zealand
For more than 80 years, Massey University has helped shape the lives and communities of people both within New Zealand and around the world. As one of New Zealand's leading educational institutions, Massey is state-funded with a proud tradition of academic excellence and a strong national and international reputation. Massey was recently awarded maximum five-star ratings by QS, the leading international educational benchmarking agency, for the areas of research, teaching, innovation, infrastructure, internationalization and student satisfaction.
Massey's School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing is the first in the Asia-Pacific region to accredited by the premier international accrediting body, ACEJMC, and its communication and media program is also listed among the world's top 200 universities by the QS international ranking organization.
In addition, Massey University offered the first undergraduate qualification in Emergency Management in New Zealand and more than 20,000 students have participated in their Emergency Management MOOC (Massive Open Online Course).
Massey University's Expressive Arts program faculty feature in New Zealand best-seller lists, win international awards, and are screened or performed at arts festivals from Sydney to Edinburgh.