Why study in New Zealand?
Education in New Zealand offers a captivating and stimulating academic environment. The institutions are diverse in size and location, and offer a wide range of general and specialist courses that are available for academic, professional and vocational studies at New Zealand.
New Zealand is amazing for their educational system. First, the tuition is some of the lowest in the world. You get a British-based education (due to their British influences) for a percentage of the cost. The degrees are recognized around the world as being up-to-date and practical.
Life in New Zealand
New Zealand offers a very supportive environment for students. Numbers in your class or course will probably be smaller than you’re used to. So you can expect to receive more personalised attention from your teachers than you might in other parts of the world.If you’re having difficulty with an assignment, you can discuss it with your tutor or get help from the student learning centre. Seeking help where needed is a normal part of student life here. This support for students extends beyond the school or university. The New Zealand Government was the first in the world to adopt a Code of Practice that sets out standards for the care of international students, in and out of the classroom.
How Knowledge Reach helps you?
According to Global Peace Index (GPI), New Zealand is rated the most peaceful country in the world. New Zealand has received No.1 ranking on GPI for two consecutive years. New Zealanders are famed for their friendliness, hospitality and warmth to overseas visitors, and enjoy meeting folk from other cultures. New Zealand is known for its innovation and this thinking is reflected in the way NZ educational institutions teach and learn. The education system encourages inventive thoughtfulness and teaching proficiency that reach far beyond traditional learning.
- Start early and by August, shortlist 8-12 universities that you will apply to. Visit university websites and note application requirements, deadlines etc.
- By September, be familiar with bank loan options and scholarships to fund your studies.
- Begin by downloading admissions brochures from the university websites. Most brochures are out more than a year earlier.
- Do some initial research on various accommodation options.
Universities & Colleges
All students must be fluent in English language if they are to succeed at university in New Zealand. There are many courses available at public and private institutions in New Zealand and elsewhere to assist international students reach the required level of English language competence.
Documents needed for making an application are resume, statement of purpose, mark sheets & certificates of X, XII, till Graduation or relevant degree transcripts in specific cases, Certificates of extracurricular activities and passport copy, birth certificate & 2 reference letters from colleges & employers
Cost of Education
- Some children won’t return to school next week because their struggling families can’t afford to pay for basic items, says a budget adviser.
- The prediction comes as a report calculates a state-provided “free” education for a child starting school this year will cost almost $35,000.
- For a child born this year it will cost more than $37,000.
To be eligible for the New Zealand student visa, you must :
- have been accepted into a course at an education institute approved by the Ministry of Education or New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA).
- have NZD$1,250 for each month if duration of your course is less than 9 months
- have NZD$15,000 for each year if your programme duration is longer than 9 months