WHY STUDY IN NEW ZEALAND
A world-class education and an unforgettable adventure
New Zealand has always been an attractive study abroad destination for international students, since the country offers a varied range of study opportunities in world’s top-rated universities, with affordable fee and better cost of living that cannot be found anywhere else in the world. With growing years New Zealand is becoming the first choice for International students seeking high-quality overseas education and to explore new ideas that make you stand out from the crowd. These factors have made New Zealand one among the front-runners in higher education providers in the world.
TOP 12 REASONS TO STUDY IN NEW ZEALAND
- World-renowned universities providing world-class education
New Zealand is one of the most attracted foreign education destinations for international students who are looking for world-class facilities and high quality of education. The country is known for its practically oriented courses.
All 8 universities are in the top 3% of the world. They Lead the way through academic Excellence & personalized learning
- Less stringent entry requirements
The country’s government invests a large amount in their higher education sector, both in quality and infrastructure, aiming to attract more students in the increasing globalized scenario. In fact, they allocate the highest percentage of public funding to education in the world. New Zealand has moderate entry requirements so that international students can easily apply for the courses that they offer.
- Ease of visa acquisition and residency
The country follows streamlined and point-based visa application process in order to avoid ambiguity and arbitrariness. Immigration New Zealand is working with the Education New Zealand and international education provider to develop an improved and friendlier partnership model to increase the New Zealand Study visa success rate. Further, many universities provide on campus visa renewal and extension service to international students for a quick, stress-free, and proper application process. They manage, monitor, and follow up on your visa application in a well-timed manner.
- Work while you study
International students are allowed to work up to 20 hours per week during week days and 40 hours during vacations, while students in doctorial courses can work 40 hours per week on a New Zealand student visa. Students get multiple internships and other practical/job oriented work opportunities.
- Post-study work rights in New Zealand
After finishing your course or program, you can apply for a Post-Study Work Permit (open), under which are eligible to work for 12 months in New Zealand. There are no restrictions in choosing the work field; students can do almost any work they like, for any employer in the country. Once your Post-study work right expires, you can apply for an Employer Assisted Post-study work visa, which relates to a specific job with a specific employer. You can stay in New Zealand to gain work experience for an additional two years (or 3 years if work experience is required as part of a professional registration).
- Safe and welcoming environment
We’re the world’s second most peaceful country (Global Peace Index; 2017)
Study in a peaceful, politically-stable country with some of the world’s lowest rates of corruption
The country has never seen any major war in their history. In addition, the support service for international students is among the best in the world.
- Plenty to see and explore while studying in New Zealand
The country has a magnificent lush landscape with unique fauna and flora. You can enjoy the mesmerizing view of rolling green hills, fjords, glaciers, beaches, mountains and so on. New Zealand is a heaven for hikers and trekkers, and natural beauty junkies. Cities are a cosmopolitan mix of cafes, shopping, movies and nightlife.
- Chance to stay in
After completing your studies in New Zealand if you do not have a job offer, you may be eligible for a Graduate Job Search Work Visa for a maximum duration of 12 months. After getting the job offer letter you can apply for a visa up to 2 or 3 years under the Study to Work category.
- Numerous Scholarships in New Zealand
The New Zealand Government, universities and private institutions provide numerous scholarships for international students seeking to study in New Zealand.
- High in cost-effectiveness
New Zealand has the lowest tuition among all other countries study abroad. The country’s education is based on British education system. It is easier for Indian students to blend in New Zealand education system. Moreover, the cost of living in New Zealand is relatively cheaper as compared to other countries.
- Great package for PhDs
If you’re a PhD student, you’ll pay the same tuition fees as New Zealanders.
You can also work full-time while completing your studies.
- Gain life skills
Studying in New Zealand is an opportunity for personal growth and development.
You’ll set yourself up for a successful future.
- Unbeatable lifestyle
Improve your work/life balance and experience our stunning nature
Enjoy a new adventure every day
- A warm welcome
New Zealanders are welcoming, friendly and respectful of other cultures
It’s easy to make friends in our inclusive, multicultural & society