Study in New Zealand

New Zealand also has an international reputation as a provider of quality education. It offers safe learning environment which provided excellent study opportunities and support services for international students. New Zealand is famous for its amazing scenery, safe & crime free country for international students.  New Zealand itself is a multi-cultural nation, with a fusion of Maori (the indigenous people), Pacific Island, European and Asian people combining to make a vibrant and colorful society. The climate in New Zealand is temperate with relatively mild, wet winters, with temperature between 10 and 15ºC, and warm, dry summers where temperatures range from 20 to 30ºC. The summer months are December, January, February, and the winter months are June, July and August. Native people of NZ are called as Kiwis after the bird that only resides there & nowhere else in the entire world.

  • Country
  • New Zealand
  • Capital
  • Wellington
  • Largest City
  • Auckland
  • Official Language
  • Maori
    English
    NZ Sign language
  • Ethnic Group
  • – 74.0 % European
    – 14.9% Maori
    – 11.8 % Asian
    – 7.4% Pacific People
    – 1.2 % Middle Eastern, Latin American, African
    – 1.7 % Others
  • Government
  • Unitary Parliamentary constitutional monarch
  • Total Area
  • 268, 021 km2
  • Population 2016 Esimate
  • 4, 707, 020
  • Currency
  • New Zealand Dollar NZD
  • Date Format
  • DD/MM/YYYY
  • Drives on the
  • Left
  • Calling Code
  • +64

Few reasons why chose New Zealand for your further studies:

  • Friendly environment & People: Kiwis are one of the most amazing & friendly people you ever met. NEW Zealand has a dynamic & harmonious multicultural society. International students are highly respected and welcomed here.
  • British based Education system: The New Zealand education programs and degrees are based on the worlds most recognized and accredited education system- The British System- without the same expense.
  • World-wide Recognized: The degrees are recognized around the world as being up-to-date and practical. You will get a high quality, hands on education that you deserve. The New Zealand even goes so far as to checking each and every course, program, and certificate for quality so that they can be recognized around the world as high-quality education. 
  • Economical Cost: New Zealand offers very competitive tuition fee as compared to other countries which represents a good value for money.
  • Working opportunities: Students are allowed to work for 20 hours/week through the semester and may work full time during summer break. It will enhance your international exposure as well as experience due to which your confidence level will boost up and you can confidently interact with different people.

Education System in New Zealand:
The New Zealand Qualification Framework is designed to optimise the recognition of educational achievement and its contribution to New Zealand’s economic, social and cultural success.

The NZQF is divided into 10 levels, and covers a range of qualifications from certificates to doctoral degrees. The levels are based on how complex the learning is, with a level 1 certificate the least complex.

At secondary school, students work towards NCEA (National Certificate of Educational Achievement), which covers levels 1 to 3 of the NZQF.

After secondary school, students who want to continue their study at a tertiary level can choose from a number of education options ranging from universities to polytechnics, private training establishments, industry training organisations and more. Students may need to finish secondary school to study at this level.

Qualification types on the NZQF

Eligibility Criteria & Requirement:

  • Passing certificate & Mark Sheet of 10th & 12th
  • Copy of Passport
  • Statement of Purpose
  • IELTS Score of overall atleast 5.5 (not less than 5.0 in each module)
  • Police Clearance Certificate
  • Medical Check
  • Financial Documents which includes bank statement of last 6 months & Bank Certificate and others.
  • Income documents for source of funds
  • Property & Valuation documents.
  • Affidavit of Student & Sponsor.

Colleges /Universities in New Zealand:

There are 8 Universities in New Zealand whose names are mentioned below:

  • Auckland University of Technology
  • Lincoln University
  • Massey University
  • University of Auckland
  • University of Canterbury
  • University of Otago
  • University of Waikato
  • Victoria University of Wellington

There are following institutes of technology and polytechnics located across New Zealand. Institutes of Technology generally focus on providing a hands-on, practical education, offering vocational certificates and diplomas in both general and specialized areas of study. In New Zealand, institutes of technology and training colleges are often referred to as polytechnics. Many of the polytechnics in New Zealand also offer undergraduate degrees, in fields such as business, computer science, IT, and science. Some even offer select postgraduate programmes, often through a partnership with a local university.

  • Eastern Institute of Technology (Hawks Bay)
  • Manukau Institute of Technology (Auckland)
  • Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology
  • Northland Polytechnic NorthTech
  • Otago Polytechnic (Dunedin)
  • Southern Institute of Technology
  • Tai Poutini Polytechnic
  • The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand
  • Universal College of Learning – UCOL
  • Waiariki Institute of Technology
  • Waikato Institute of Technology –Wintec
  • Wellington Institute of Technology – Weltec
  • Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki – WITT
  • Whitireia New Zealand
  • Ara Institute of Canterbury – ARA
  • Unitec New Zealand