The Cornell Institute of Business and Technology (CIBT) is an NZQA registered and accredited tertiary institute offering academic and vocational qualifications to suit your needs. Consequently, you can choose to study a range of qualifications, including Information Technology, Business Management, Health management and Professional Cookery. CIBT has an excellent reputation for delivering high-quality courses over a long period, for the reason that we are committed to providing our students with the support they need while living and studying in New Zealand. In CIBT, we offer you the following opportunities so that you will have the best possible New Zealand educational experience: Safe and secure study at our two well appointed campuses conveniently located in the Auckland CBD, close to all major transportation links. A multicultural teaching and learning environment; our staff members have come from a variety of cultural backgrounds and our students come from over 30 different countries Industry ready qualifications; CIBT courses are designed to meet students’ educational and vocational needs to make them industry ready In-house complimentary job search centre; in the CIBT you have a job search centre called iCareer that helps to find you jobs while you are studying and after completing your qualification/s Experienced and qualified staff members; you will meet both practically and academically qualified teachers who are prepared to do extra hours to support you with your studies Better understanding; because of our multicultural background we understand you better and can usually provide support in your own language. Mission and Purpose Cornell’s mission is to provide quality and relevant education and professional training delivered by skilled and qualified teachers to meet industry, student and community needs. Values: Cornell’s core ethical values are respect, trust, fairness, integrity, responsibility and empathy. These values are discernable in our work and in our commitment to community engagement, inclusivity, equity, diversity, sustainability and openness. Leadership, creativity and resilience are the mainstay of our capacity and capability to try new possibilities and to find new solutions to complex issues. Our goals We aim to: provide high quality education and professional training through courses and programmes that are relevant to the needs of industry and the learner support our students in a holistic way to develop themselves personally and professionally to be “work ready” through student centred learning offer a student-focused, culturally safe, supported and connected modern learning environment for all of our learners provide the infrastructure, facilities, learner support and environment to assist the student to successfully complete their study be a quality contributor to New Zealand’s role as an internationally credible provider of effective educational and training provision that is significantly contributing to the New Zealand Economy develop strategic relationships that add value to the student’s learning experience with outcomes that will assist them with their career and learning pathways reinforce the Cornell reputation of being a “Centre of Excellence” Our Teaching Philosophy “Ako”, in Te Reo Māori, means both to learn and to teach. This expresses the essence of TCEG’s philosophy of learning and teaching. Good learning takes place when an effective partnership is created between learners and lecturers. Learners and lecturers have responsibilities to each other as well as to themselves. TCEG is committed to offering high quality, lifelong learning along with flexible and innovative delivery that respects diversity and promotes excellence.