New Zealand is one of the safest and most beautiful countries in the world. With excellent study opportunities and world-class education, it has become one of the most attractive destinations for international students. Due to its low cost of living and exclusive facilities, large numbers of international students choose to study in New Zealand every year.
New Zealand leads the world in preparing students for the future — making sure they’ve got the skills to turn what they’ve learned during study into jobs.
They have a relaxed culture and Kiwi teaching and learning styles may be quite different to what you’re used to.
IMPORTANT Tip for the Students: It's likely that the teaching style and the way the student talk to their teacher is more formal in their home country. In New Zealand, many tutors and lecturers prefer the students to call them by their first name.While they will talk to you as an equal, the students are always expected to be respectful and friendly.
Nature has blessed New Zealand to touch sun rays and start the everyday first. This is one of the most vibrant places in the world where you will enjoy archaic forests, mind-blowing landscapes and stunning coastline all at one place. In this way, every student, who wants to look beyond classroom walls while studying, may enjoy enduring experiences by living and studying in NZ.
|Total area||2,68,021 sq. km|
|Area comparative||About the size of Japan & UK|
|Population growth rate||2.4%|
|Net migration rate||2.46 migrant(s)/1,000 population|
|Government type||Parliamentary democracy|
|GDP- Real growth rate||0.2%|
|Currency||New Zealand dollar (NZD)|
The education system of New Zealand is highly preferable and popular. It includes various private institutions, colleges, polytechnics and universities. It believes in offering quality education that emphasizes more on practical experience. This method of education is really accepted and loved by the students who choose to study abroad. New Zealand has well established network of schools, recognized colleges and tertiary education providers. Students will find various universities, colleges and education schools at this place. The Student can move to any school or college of your choice that suits your profile and requirements.
We all know that cost is the most important factor when we move to any place for studies. New Zealand is well preferred destination for studying abroad because of its affordable living and education cost. The fees of the New Zealand universities and Colleges is quite low as compared to other countries. Moreover, its living expenses ($15,000) are also un-matchable. We give you an approximate idea, please have a look.
Other expenses may vary from part to part. For eg:
Food: $70 to $120 per week Transport: $15 to $80 per week
Entertainment:$50 to $120 per week Utilities:$30 to $80 per week
Please note that tuition fees and living expenses may vary from time to time and place to place.
We provide you a few steps to undergo the procedure of getting a study visa for New Zealand
FTS is known as the Fund Transfer Scheme. This scheme is very helpful for those students who want to study in New Zealand, but they do not have the funds older than six months. Under the Fund Transfer Scheme you need to transfer the living expense of one Year to a bank account (ANZ Bank) in New Zealand, in addition to paying the tuition fee for one year. The amount that is deposited as FTS will be locked for twelve months and is then drip fed to the student on a pre-arranged basis. The period of this locked amount may be varied out according to the immigration New Zealand instructions for a given period.
If you want to study more than one program on one student visa, then New Pathway Student Visa Pilot program is for you. Under this program, students can study three consecutive courses on one student visa, over a period of up to three consecutive years.
For example, if you take an English language course, transfer to a year-long foundation programme, and then move onto a degree course, all three courses are included on the one visa. But only a qualified consultant can guide you about this, who have good knowledge about New Zealand Student Visa Process and good experience.
Checking the requirements for New Zealand for Student Visa the student needs to submit list of following documents at the time of lodgment of Student visa Application to immigration New Zealand
As we mention above the complete New Zealand student visa requirements now below you can check the new changes for student visa.
New Zealand Immigration has recently launched New Pathway Student Visa Pilot
1. New Zealand has launched an 18-month pilot for a new Pathway Student Visa.
2. The pathway visa allows the students to study with up to three different education providers over a five-year period, all without renewing the study visa.
3. Pathway visa holders may also work during their studies, within the limits of existing immigration regulations in New Zealand.
4. This Pathway pilot is only limited to the education institutions that meet to defined government criteria for participation that includes the 90% student visa approval rate over the previous 12 months.
There is huge collection of courses under various programs like- Diploma Program, Undergraduate Program and Graduate program. Various other programs like certificate programs and professional development programs are also present.
New Zealand is well known for contributing high-quality education and distinct courses for the international students. It is highly placed in many global rankings and ratings systems in terms of education.
Most of the New Zealand Universities and Colleges offer SCHOLARShips to the international students if they fulfill their terms and conditions. Sometimes they require you to pass some particular exams to get enrolled for SCHOLARShip. If your profile matches all conditions, you would be eligible to get SCHOLARShip that make your study cost minimal. SCHOLARShip may sometimes cover your full cost of studies.
There are different types of SCHOLARShips- government based, college specific, program-specific, merit based etc. Some SCHOLARShips may assist you while paying tuition fees and some for accommodation while others may help you in both studies and accommodation. The main aim of providing SCHOLARShip is to help the students who are financially weak or to award the students who are intelligent. So apply as soon as possible if you also want to earn these SCHOLARShips as the formalities need some time. Go through the following intakes:
We advise you to apply 8-12 months before the intake period, if you are interested in SCHOLARShips so as to make your processing smooth.
Currently, NZ is divided into 16 regions out of which 11 are regulated by regional council and remaining 5 are administrated by territorial authorities that performs function of regional councils too.
Major cities for study in New Zealand, where top universities and colleges offering the international education to their students are Wellington, Auckland – main center of Commerce and industry,Christchurch– the Garden city, Dunedin Hamilton, Otago and Palmerston North
Temperature lies between 10 to 25 degrees that sounds perfect for overseas students. In summer, the average maximum temperature ranges between 20-25ºC and in winter between 12-16ºC. January and February are the warmest months, and July is the coldest month of the year.
Three official languages, including English, Maori and New Zealand Sign Language are spoken. Maori used by Maori people, sign language (NZSL) is used by deaf community and English is used for official communication that is great thing if you want to get an international degree from New Zealand.
NZ currency is NZD (New Zealand Dollar) and one unit is equal to around 50 Indian rupees. It is marked by symbol of $. The notes available are $5, $10, $20, $50 and $100. On holding up to the light, an image of the Queen can be seen on notes.
International Education System:
The top ranked educational institutes of New Zealand generates the breed of multi-talented and knowledgeable professionals; this is the only reason why the education of this country gained the reputation in all over the world. NZ’s eight universities are part of international universities community. Moreover, government of this nation invests big amount of money for education and accommodation of overseas students.
As we all know that every student and their interests are different from each other and the New Zealand is a country that caters the interest of each kind of student. Colleges and universities in New Zealand cover almost every field of education starting from aeronautic engineering to fashion designing. Some courses are offered only by colleges that further leads to pathways to the universities. Here is the list all authorized colleges and universities in New Zealand
1 AUCKLAND HOTEL & CHEF TRAINING SCHOOL (Auckland)
2 AWI International College (Auckland)
3 Abacus Institute of Studies. (Christchurch, Auckland, Hastings)
4 Avonmore College (Christchurch,Tauranga)
5 Auckland Institute of Studies (Auckland) 6 Auckland Gold Star Institute (Auckland)
7 Aranui High School (Auckland) 8 Bay of Plenty Polytechnic (Tauranga)
9 ARA Institute of Canterbury
10 Cornell Institute of Technology (Auckland)
11 Design and Art College (Christchurch)
12 Eastern Institute Of Technology (EIT) (Napier, Auckland,Hawke’s Bay)
13 GOLD STAR INSTITUTE (AUCKLAND)
14 Information Technology training Intitute ( ITTI ) (Auckland)
15 INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF NEWZEALAND (IANZ) (Auckland)
16 INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE OF NEWZEALAND (ICNZ) (Auckland)
17 International College of Linguistic (ICL) (Auckland)
18 International College Auckland (ICA) (Auckland)
19 International Pacific College (IPC) Palmerstone North, (Palmerstonnorth,Wanganui,Masterton)
20 International Aviation Academy (Christchurch)
21 Imperial College Auckland (Auckland)
22 Kiwi Institute of Training and Education (Auckland)
23 Lincolan university Lincoln, (Christchurch)
24 Lifeway College (Auckland)
25 Linguis International Institute (Auckland, Christchurch)
26 MEDIA DESIGN SCHOOL (Auckland) 27 MFH Making Future Happen (Wellington)
28 Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) (Auckland)
29 NTEC,CONCORDIA,NTI, NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION (Auckland,Christchurch,HASTING,TAURANGA)
30 New Zealand Territory College (NZTC) (Auckland,Christchurch)
31 Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology(NMIT) (Nelson, Napier)
32 Newzealand College of Business ( NZCB ) (Christchurch)
33 New Zealand Career College (NZCC) (Auckland)
34 (North Share International Academy)NSIA (Auckland)
35 NEWTON COLLEGE OF BUSINESS & TECH. (NCBT ) (Auckland)
36 New Zealand Management Academics (NZMA) (Auckland)
37 Newzealand School of Education ( NZSE ) (Auckland)
38 Newzealand Institute of Studies ( NZIoS) College (Auckland)
39 NEWZEALAND NATIONAL COLLEGE (NZNC) (Auckland)
40 NORTH TEC COLLEGE (Auckland)
41 PIHMS (PACIFIC INTERNATIONAL HOTEL MGMT SCHOOL) (New Plymouth)
42 Queens Academic Group (QAG) (Auckland, WELLINGTON)
43 Quantum college (Auckland)
44 Queenstown Resort College (Queenstown)
45 RANGITOTO COLLEGE (Auckland)
46 Royal Business College (RBC) (Auckland,Christchurch,Hasting,Tauranga)
47 Retail Business & Management (RBMC) (Christchruch) 48 Raffles College (Auckland)
49 Southern Institute Of Technology (SIT) (Invercargil)
50 Tai Poutini Polytechnic (Grey Mouth)
51 The Professional Bar & Restaurant School. (PBRS) (Wellington, Auckland)
52 Unitec (Auckland)
53 Universal College of Learning(UCol ) (Palmerston North)
54 UUNZ (Auckland)
55 VICTORIA INSTITUTE OF NEWZEALAND (AUCKLAND)
56 Western institute of tech. (New Plymouth)
57 Waiariki Institute Of Technology (Rotorua)
58 Wellington Institute of Technology (Weltec) (Wellington)
59 Whitireia Polytechnic (Wellington, Auckland, Porirua)
60 Whitecliffe College of Design & Art (Auckland)
61 Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec) (Hamilton)
62 Yoobee School of Design (Wellington, Christchurch, Auckland)