Work-Integrated Learning New Zealand (WILNZ) is a not-for-profit, incorporated society that brings together a network of people involved in Work-Integrated Learning (WIL).

WILNZ brings together a network of colleagues in Aotearoa and globally, with membership including individuals and institutions with a range of roles related to different forms of Work-Integrated Learning (WIL). WILNZ supports and publishes research in WIL, and hosts webinars and an annual conference for discussion of good practice in WIL.

What is Work-Integrated Learning?

Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) is the term used to describe a wide range of educational activities incorporating academic learning and workplace practice. Students engage in authentic and meaningful work-related tasks and involve three stakeholders – the student, the education provider and the workplace or community.

2025 Conference

The next WILNZ Conference will be hosted by Te Aho a Maui – Eastern Institute of Technology in Hawkes Bay in April 2025.

WILNZ Membership

WILNZ offers both individual and organisation memberships, and includes an increasingly diverse range of providers that operate in the field of work-integrated learning.