New Zealand offers world class education, a safe environment, a balanced lifestyle, job opportunities during and after study and the chance to gain residency.
WORLD CLASS EDUCATION SYSTEM
With a global reputation for excellence, New Zealand produces some of the world’s top graduates. Its internationally-respected and recognised tertiary and university-level education providers offer world-class facilities, resources and teaching staff, along with qualifications that are transferable throughout the world.
A PEACEFUL NATION
New Zealand is ranked 2nd on 2019 Global Peace Index maintaining its position and name as one of the best countries in the world to live in. Lack of corruption, strong employment opportunities, high happiness index, economic freedom and excellent education offering are just some of the factors contributing to its ranking.
INCREDIBLE UNSPOILT SCENERY
New Zealand is a truly diverse and beautiful country. From beaches and rainforests to mountains, lakes, bush, glaciers and even volcanoes. No matter where you are in New Zealand, you’re only a short drive away from the coast and spoilt for choice in terms of outdoor activity.
New Zealand was inhabited by the native Maori before the arrival of the Europeans in the 1700s. Today, New Zealand is a fascinating blend of cultures who mingle and thrive in a peaceful yet vibrant society.
New Zealanders are naturally welcoming, warm and friendly people. They are renowned for their hospitable nature which extends to visitors from around the globe. Wherever you go you will receive a friendly smile and a warm welcome.
New Zealand boasts a very moderate climate without the seasonal extremes of other parts of the world. Any time of year is a pleasant time to explore New Zealand’s wonders.
Why is New Zealand the best place to study in the world?
NEW ZEALAND WELCOMES STUDENTS
New Zealanders welcome and value students from all over the globe.
International students contribute to the nation’s sustainable economic development delivering the skills and talent needed for nationwide growth.
The New Zealand Ministry of Education operates a Code of Practice, designed to look after international students that includes pastoral care, accommodation and provision of information.
All education providers that host international students have staff dedicated to ensuring their time in New Zealand is happy, safe and successful.
International students studying in New Zealand will only ever be placed in institutions regulated by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA).
Only NZQA institutions are registered to formally enrol international students ensuring complete compliance with qualifications standards.
New Zealand is one of the least corrupt countries in the world.
New Zealand is ranked in the Top 3 of all countries of preparing students for the future.
New Zealand is English speaking.
New Zealand is ranked the world’s second most peaceful nation out of 163 nations.
TERTIARY EDUCATION COMMISSIONS 2019-2023 STATEMENT OF INTENT
Supporting all learners to succeed Connecting educators and employers Building provider capability and monitoring performance Increasing research quality and capability
STUDY VISAS CAN OPEN DOORS TO A FUTURE IN NEW ZEALAND
Graduating with a New Zealand qualification and obtaining a post-study work visas can provide a pathway to future employment and even lead to residence in New Zealand.
Studying in New Zealand can also allow opportunities for family and employment
student visa holders are usually eligible to work for 20 hours a week whilst studying.
Partner and children may be able to accompany based on their relationship with you (if the level and duration of study deems them eligible).
Can work full time (over 30 hours per week) during scheduled Holiday periods.
PARTNER/SPOUSE ELIGIBLE TO WORK FULL TIME DURING THIS TIME (IF THE LEVEL AND DURATION OF STUDY DEEMS THEM ELIGIBLE).
MAY BE ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR POST STUDY WORK VISA ON COMPLETING A RECOGNISED NZ QUALIFICATION.
CHILDREN ARE TREATED AS DOMESTIC STUDENTS SO PUBLIC, PRIMARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLING IS FREE (5-18YRS).
BEST ENGLISH SPEAKING COUNTRY
New Zealand is ranked among the best 3 countries in the world and the best English-speaking country, for preparing students for the future.
The Worldwide Educating for the Future Index, by the Economist Intelligence Unit, 2019.
LEAST CORRUPT COUNTRY
New Zealand is ranked as the #1 least corrupt country in the world.
Transparency International, Corruptions Perceptions Index 2019.
New Zealand ranks 22nd (out of 127 countries) in global innovation.
The Global Innovation Index 2018.
92% of international university students say they chose to study in New Zealand because of the strong reputation of our universities.
Universities New Zealand: New Zealand Universities: : Key Facts and Stats 2018.
"We know our New Zealand institutions pride themselves on offering international students not only a world-class education, but a warm and welcoming experience too."
ENZ Business Development Manager Andy Walker.
99.7% of school students have access to Ultra-Fast Broadband.
Ministry of Education, 2016.
2ND MOST PEACEFUL NATION
New Zealand is ranked the world’s second most peaceful country (out of 163 nations).
Global Peace Index 2019.
HIGH GRADUATE OUTCOMES
New Zealand ranks 7th for highest performing graduates (out of 40 countries) – ahead of the US, Canada and England.
OECD’s Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies, PIACC, 2016.
7TH FOR WORK READINESS
New Zealand ranks 7th for preparing people for the future of work (out of 130 countries).
Global Human Capital Report (2017), The World Economic Forum.
TOP 3% IN THE WORLD
All eight New Zealand universities rank in the top 3% in the world.
Trends in the number of international students.
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