Study at Upper Hutt College


Study at Upper Hutt College

Upper Hutt College is a co-educational New Zealand high school, founded in 1962.  It has a roll of about 1050 students, and has a range of students from different cultures and places in the world.

For more information, read the Upper Hutt College Prospectus 2019 here.

Our 2020 Prospectus in now also available

2020 Prospectus - click here


Academic Programme

The academic programme is designed for each individual and offers the following:

  • Improve your English
  • Up to three ESOL classes if necessary
  • Traditional academic subjects
  • University Entrance
  • TOEFL, IELTS and Cambridge exams preparation
  • Other subjects such as Outdoor Education, Art, Photography, Drama, Dance and Media Studies

For information on courses, please read the Senior Course Selection Handbook 2020 Senior Course Booklet 2020


Sports and Cultural Activities

Upper Hutt College offers a wide range of activities for students:

  • Fencing
  • Dragon boating
  • Golf
  • Badminton, Football, Hockey, Rugby, Volleyball
  • Maori culture
  • Drama and the 48 hour film festival
  • Bands and choir


Student Welfare

Our International team is focussed on providing an excellent experience for our International students:

  • Individual attention to a relatively small number of international students
  • Members of a Form class
  • Guidance Counsellor and Careers Advisor.



We provide high quality, carefully selected homestays for our students. The Homestay Manager gets to know our students very well, starting with her meeting the students on arrival in Wellington.


Living in New Zealand

Please read the brochure Student Guidelines to Living in New Zealand . Student Guidelines

 Read here for information about studying in Wellington:  Studying in Wellington


Here is our brochure and information about fees :

Upper Hutt College Brochure

Upper Hutt College Fees 2020


For more information, please contact:

Greg Mutch (Director of International Students)

[email protected]