Study abroad in New Zealand
New Zealand is a beautiful country in the south-western Pacific Ocean. It has 2 main islands and is known for being safe, welcoming and multicultural. It has a population of 4.471 million. New Zealand is closer to Australia and the Pacific island nations: Fiji, New Caledonia, and Tonga. It is a developed nation with great connections with the rest of the world. It is an attractive destination for International Students for its world class reputation and excellent study opportunities. It offers countless opportunities to study in an innovative and creative atmosphere to many students worldwide.
By studying in New Zealand you will find out that it just not offer worldwide recognized qualifications, it also offers you to discover a country with many exciting outdoor activities. Many research and internships provided by Universities and colleges build up practical skills which will help you throughout your future career and future academic life.
Qualifications gained by New Zealand universities, colleges, and other education institutions are well recognized and highly valued by industry and community leaders globally.
The education system in New Zealand offers a unique learning environment. The Universities, Polytechnics and Private Training providers all are monitored by NZQA and comply the code of conduct to ensure they provide quality education to both domestic and International students.
There are eight universities in New Zealand and all of them are ranked as world best universities. New Zealand Universities rank in the world top 100 in 31 subjects. According to OECD 2013 better life index rates, New Zealand is rated as a “top performing country” for the quality of its education system.
There are 16 ITP (Institutes of technology and polytechnics) in New Zealand & over 15700 students gain qualifications, skills, and experience in all kinds of Industry which enables them to work anywhere in the world. These ITPs are recognized worldwide for their high-quality qualifications and training combining practical skills and hands-on experience. Their training facilities reflect real world situations.
There are many Private Training Providers (PTEs) in New Zealand and they provide a wide range of courses which are regulated by NZQA. Normally a student can join these courses after year 12 of education. They provide well structured and quality qualifications which lead the student to take their career and education to next level.
There are normally two Intakes in a year in most of Universities and ITPs but some of the PTEs have multiple Intakes in a Year. Normally students need to meet English proficiency but there are some educational establishments which enroll International students for them to learn the English language as well.
International students attending courses of 12 months duration or longer can work up to 20 hours a week during the semester and full-time during holidays.