Study in New Zealand
New Zealand has made big strides in the area of international education in the last few years. From high quality education to unbeatable lifestyle, this is a wonderful place to live and learn.
It has a varied education system with 8 universities, 16 Institutes of Technology & Polytechnics and a number of private institutions, all known for world class education. The New Zealand study abroad experience is one of a kind with perfect programs for students from almost every major.
The education system is controlled with strong quality assurance systems which gives you the flexibility to pick the institution of your choice, in the city or town of your preference, and be rest assured of quality education.
The 8 universities in New Zealand are:
Auckland University of Technology
University of Canterbury
University of Otego
University of Auckland
University of Waikato
Victoria University of Wellington
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Why Study in New Zealand?
New Zealand has 8 major universities and all of them offer good quality education with latest curriculum and modern infrastructure. Popular streams to study in New Zealand are engineering and technology, business, tourism and hospitality.
Compared to universities in other countries, New Zealand universities offer more affordable programs. Add to that the favourable exchanges rates (1 NZD ? ? 45) and low costs of living, and it is no surprise that New Zealand has consistently been preferred by many Indian students looking for cost-effective studies abroad.
Studying in New Zealand opens up avenues for working in New Zealand and Australia. Most New Zealand universities have career development center which can help you format your resume and train you with necessary skills. However, connections and references really matter and staying in touch with your professors and seniors helps a lot when looking for jobs in New Zealand.
New Zealand has a stable economy with agro-based, construction and manufacturing industries as its backbone. Service sector also contributes significantly to the country’s GDP. Thus, one can be sure that economic conditions would remain nearly same when one graduates.
Good quality of life
New Zealand is known for its balanced lifestyle with working and recreation in equal parts. Moreover, it is not crowded or polluted making it an ideal place for people searching for quieter and cleaner avenues to settle in.
Kiwis are welcoming, generous and easy-going people. Cities like Hamilton, Dunedin, Christchurch and Wellington are student-friendly with plenty of food and fun places to explore.
Admission Season and Timeline
The application start date(s) depends on the intake. There are two intakes in a year: in January and July with few universities offering multiple intakes in September and November.
The application deadlines may vary between universities, courses and levels of courses. They start accepting applications in August prior to the academic year, you are applying for. Application forms are available online, request it via email or you can collect them from our offices. Application for vocational courses are open in March, April, May, July, and October
The release of admission decisions depends on the number of applications received for a particular program of study. Generally, the decisions are released between January and March.
It is ideal to apply at least three months before the commencement of the course. The visa decision is generally notified in around 8-12 weeks from the date of visa application.
There are two intakes in a year: in January and July.