GIS in Higher Education

Every aspect of the higher education enterprise—teaching, learning, research, service, and academic administration—benefits from ArcGIS and spatial thinking.

ArcGIS Platform

Leading universities use the latest technologies. ArcGIS provides educators, students, and staff with a comprehensive platform for mapping, analysing, and sharing their data.

ArcGIS Online

Your Gateway for Web Mapping – including easy map authoring and sharing, extensive collection of reusable content and spatial analysis in the cloud.

ArcGIS Pro

The future of Desktop GIS – modern, high performing technology with an intuitive user interface enabling cartography and advanced analytics.

ArcGIS Enterprise

Next Generation GIS Server – an Enterprise GIS portal adding big data and imagery capabilities to the ArcGIS Platform. Technology graduates need to know.

Education Licencing

Low-Cost Access to ArcGIS – Includes all major platform components that enable to grow your GIS community, not your costs.

Explore licensing options

Research Insight

ArcGIS supports interactive visualisation, spatial analysis, and big data insights to advance knowledge across the spectrum of academic disciplines.

Read about Esri and the scientific community

Learn ArcGIS

Keeping up with evolving technology is a challenge. Esri and Eagle Technology offer a variety of self-study and instructor-led resources for educators and others who need to stay current with ArcGIS or see Eagle GIS Training options.

Teach with ArcGIS

From open-access exercises and data to books and web courses that can be assigned like homework, Esri provides curriculum resources to help educators and students succeed.

Code with ArcGIS

Learn how to build an app in 15 minutes. ArcGIS DevLabs guide you through the three phases of building geospatial apps: Data, Design, Develop.

New Zealand Universities and Polytechnics

GIS specific qualifications and / or GIS papers are available at all New Zealand Universities and many New Zealand Polytechnics.

For more information please visit the following website

Auckland University of Technology -

 Lincoln University -

Massey University -

Southern Institute of Technology -

Toi-Ohomai Institute of Technology (Rotorua)-

 Toi-Ohomai Institute of Technology (Tauranga)


University of Auckland -

University of Canterbury -

University of Otago -

University of Waikato -

Victoria University of Wellington

Waikato Institute of Technology -

Masters in Geographic Information Science


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