Study in New Zealand
About NZ. New Zealand is an island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. The country geographically comprises two main landmasses ? that of the North and South Islands ? and numerous smaller islands. The country has 99% literacy and 95% of people live in cities. According to a United Nations 2011 survey it is among the top 5 in the world on quality of life.
As English is the day-to-day language in NZ, Indian students find it very easy to study, live and interact in NZ. Moreover the NZ accent is easy to understand. 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, min-blowing landscapes and stunning coastline all at one place.
Capital : Wellington
Largest city : Auckland
Official language(s) : English
Governement : Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy
Calling code/ : +64
Time zone : NZST (UTC+12)
Summer (DST : NZDT (UTC+13)
Total Area : 268,021 km
Population : 4,601,072
GDP (Nominal) :$ 42,017 (2015 estimate)
Currency : New Zealand dollar ($) (NZD)
Date format : dd/mm/yyyy
NZ Education system is broadly divided into three categories of educational institutions public universities, polytechnics and Private Training Providers. The qualifications of New Zealand are issued and admistinered by New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA).
The most important part about New Zealand Education is, it is British-based education system with proper qualification framework.
It offers a wide range of courses for academic, vocation and professional interests at top-ranked universities, polytechnics, colleges and secondary schools. It also offers world-class facilities, resources and teaching staff.
NZ qualifications are recognized worldwide. Qualifications are also valued and transferable throughout the world. Cost of Education is cheaper in New Zealand as compared to US/Europe. Student Visas generally get approved as compared to countries like the US where there are not much chances if getting a Student visa.
Benefits to International Students:
Migration to NZ is possible on finishing the course.
Students can pay 1 year fees after PVA.
12 months work permit after successful completion of course
Students can work while studying
No person interview and no outright visa rejection
Married students will have work permit for spouse
Can land in NZ 2 weeks before the course start date
Level of study does not matter in NZ.
Students can also go for further education after acquiring Permanent Residency (PR).
Top Universities of NZ:
The University of Auckland
Auckland University of Technology
The University of Waikato
Victoria University of Wellington
University of Canterbury
University of Otago
Institues of Technology and Polytechnics (ITPs):
Bay of Plenty Polytechnic
Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology (CPIT)
Eastern Institute of Technology (Hawkes Bay) (EIT)
Manukau Institute of Technology
Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT)
Northland Polytechnic (NorthTec)
Southern Institute of Technology (SIT)
Tai Poutini Polytechnic
The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand
Unitec 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 Community Polytechnic
Some private colleges in New Zealand:
Aukland Wise Institute
AIS ST Helens
Academic Colleges Group
Cornell Institute of Business & Technology
Christchurch International College
Eagle Flight Training
International College of Linguistics (ICL)
International Collefe of Auckland (ICA)
International Travell College of New Zealand (ITC)
New Zealand School of Education (NZSE)
Natcoll Design Technology (Wellington / Christchurch)
New Zealand Management Academies (NZMA)
Newton College of Business & Technology (NCBT)
Pacific International Hotel Management School (PIHMS)
Queenstown Resort College
Royal Business College (RBC)
The New Zealand School of Travel & Tourism (NZSTT)
UUNZ Institute of Business
and many more….
Academic Certificates (10, 10+2 , Bachelors).
Indiviual / consolidated mark sheets
Any additonal qualifications like diploma/certificates
Check list to apply for VISA:
Visa Application forms/Supplemntary information form
All Academic documents
PCC(Police Clearance Certificate)
IELTS Score card
Main Intakes – February and September Other Intakes – May, July, November