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About NEWZEALAND :
New Zealand, a beautiful and unique country in the South Pacific, where exciting things are happening in Education. New Zealand is becoming the first choice for an increasing number of international students seeking quality education & to explore new ideas in pioneering programmes that will put them at the front in the world job markets of the future.
New Zealand universities, colleges and other New Zealand education institutions offer students a unique learning environment. This is supported by an integrated education system in which students attending New Zealand schools find it easy to make the transition to the next level of education.
The cost of an undergraduate degree varies from NZ $ 18,000 and NZ $ 25,000 per year and post-graduation studies cost somewhere between NZ $ 10,000 and NZ $ 30,000. The living expenses depend upon your location .Here are the estimates of the living costs in New Zealand as an international student. In addition to your tuition and insurance fees, you will need between $ 20,000 and $ 25,000 per year ($ 380–480 per week) for accommodation/rent, food expenses, transportation costs, phone bills, internet usage and entertainment.
Major Intakes: The academic year is from mid / late February to early November and most Universities have 2 semesters with a holiday of 4 weeks in June. Each University operates slightly different dates and some also offer summer school in the main holiday period in November to February. Intakes are in February, July and sometimes in September.
Examinations / English Language Requirement: 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. We can recommended waiver of IELTS / TOEFL wherever possible. A band of 6.0/6.5 for undergraduate & 6.5 / 7.5 for postgraduate courses is desirable.
1. University of Auckland, 2. University of Otago, 3. University of Canterbury, 4. Victoria University of Wellington, 5. University of Wellington, 6. University of Waikato, 7. AUT University, 8. Manukau Institute of Technology, 9. Massey University, 10. Unitech Institute of Technology.
New Zealand has comparatively low cost of living, food easily available at reasonable prices and a wide variety of student accommodation options. Public transport is also moderately priced, offering easy access to rivers, lakes, forests and beaches for the recreational opportunities they provide.
International students are welcomed warmly in New Zealand society for the cultural diversity they bring and their contribution to the economy. New Zealander citizens are well travelled and are interested in people from other cultures, so international students feel more welcome.
Unlike many other countries, New Zealand universities do not have a lot of competition to get admitted for a university degree. That is because the New Zealand government has invested heavily in higher education over the years.
New Zealand university system is research-based as it is based on the British education model. This means there are a lot of similarities between the two systems, such as the teaching methods.
That is what most of our students are looking for. An opportunity to work while studying gives you that extra experience which will enhance your CV and brighten your future. Students are given this opportunity of working up to 20 hours per week, that is, during the courses and on holidays they can work up to 40 hours per week. An added benefit is the one-year work visa after graduation, which can be extended.
A code of practice that ensures protection of international student’s welfare by all education providers came into force in 2002. Only signatories to the code will be allowed to enroll international students. Ensuring that New Zealand education providers act fairly and reasonably when recruiting students, the Code gives prospective students that they can trust the institution in which they choose to enroll.