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Study in New Zealand

It is unique. It is peaceful. And it is super-advanced.

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New Zealand – located in the Southwest Pacific Ocean – is an interesting country for many reasons. Its unique geography, biodiversity, climate, culture, politics and advanced market economy makes it one of the most sought-after country for immigration.

For an Indian student who wants to study in New Zealand, it is an inspirational country as well.

New Zealand is probably one of the best, if not the best, English-speaking study abroad destinations that has a top-quality education system, advanced research facilities, renowned international faculty, and robust tech infrastructure.

This second safest country in the world, a place that has more sheep than humans, is presently an abode of higher education for thousands of Indian and international students. 

Why Study In New Zealand?

There is not one or few reasons to choose New Zealand for graduation / post-graduation, but many. Warm and friendly people, top-notch facilities and coveted faculties, top-ranking universities and wideopen campuses, relatively low cost of living and a variety of student accommodation options, the list of reasons to study in New Zealand is very, very long.

First Country

In the world to have an international student well-being strategy


International students study in New Zealand

7th Rank

For highest performing graduates – ahead of U.S., U.K. and Canada

20 hrs/week

Part-time job opportunities

Top-10 Ranking

For creativity among 139 countries

Study Gap

Up to 10 years allowed - Students must give genuine reason for the gap


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3 yrs PSWV

Get up to 3 years post-study work visa

Study in New Zealand

Things you would like to know about:

New Zealand’s education system is one of the finest in the world. It is regulated by the New Zealand Qualification Framework (NZQF). Every college, university and educational institute abides by it.

NZQF is globally valued and recognized as it lays emphasis on both – academic and practical achievements. This is one of the key reasons students should choose New Zealand for graduation / postgraduation programs.

There is little or no difference in the benchmark of education offered at public and private educational institutes in New Zealand. Equal importance is given to both in employing the quality of facilities,
faculties, research and technology.

An academic year is known as a year of degree course the student has enrolled in. New Zealand universities offer a total of 2 intakes: February intake & July intake

February Intake: It is the most crucial intake – starting in February – If you are aspiring to study in New Zealand. The vast majority of universities & colleges offer admissions during this time of the year.

July Intake: It is the second intake offered by many Kiwi universities & colleges.

Higher education system in New Zealand comprises of three types of institutes. They are: Universities, Institutes of Technology & Polytechnics and Private Tertiary & Training Establishments.

Students need to clear all the subjects they have enrolled to obtain their degree. Australia offers 4 different types of degrees. They are; Diploma/Advance Diploma, Bachelors, Masters & Doctorate/PhD.

Tuition fees in New Zealand could range from economical to expensive, depending where the student is applying.

Annual tuition fee for Bachelors and Masters Programs could be between NZD 12,000 – 18,000 and NZD 22,000 – 32,000 respectively. Factors such as choice of university and program could play a deciding role in this aspect.

Annual tuition fee for pursuing doctorate, however, is cheaper and could be in the range of NZD 6,500 – 9,000. New Zealand authorities suggest that a budget-friendly student accommodation, travel and leisure could cost up to NZD 20,000 per year.

Evidently, New Zealand is unlike any other study abroad destinations. The geographic location determines life and culture in this beautiful biodiverse country. And this stands true for the international student community as well.

After China, Indian students studying in New Zealand are the second largest in number. The university / college campuses host a diverse ethnicity of international students, giving great opportunities to learn from one another.

The ‘feel’ of living New Zealand is a wonderful blend of modern, local and international. Students have plenty of options for leisure, sports and extra-curricular activities. Needless to say, there are more than plenty of places to explore, enjoy and be amazed of.

New Zealand has an advanced marked economy and enjoys top-50 global ranking. Which means that almost every sector has a high demand for skilled professionals.

Engineering, IT, medicine are the highest job creating segments. But sectors such as manufacturing, transport, logistics, services, finance, etc. are also high employment drivers.

With a stable international policy and positive geopolitical outlook, New Zealand is a well-balanced highgrowth career destination.

Students must fulfil criteria mentioned below to be eligible for applying for admission in an Australian university:

  1. Must be an Undergraduate: 10+2.
  2. Minimum 3 years of Bachelors Degree to apply for Master’s program
  3. Acceptable scores set by the universities for TOEFL/IELTS/PTE
  4. Strong recommendation letters
  5. Statement of purpose/personal statement, essays & resume
  6.  Certificates of achievement & extra-curricular activity participation
  7. Sound financial background

Visa application follows once admission is secured. Students are required to satisfy the visa office on following points in their interview:

  1. Your intentions to enter New Zealand are for educational purposes only
  2. You have sufficient funds to cover your study and living costs in the New Zealand
  3.  You will leave by the end of authorized period of this stay.
  4. You will not breach the conditions of admission (e.g., you will not work without prior authorization)
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