Study in New Zealand
New Zealand is famously named the island country. The New Zealand culture is a diverse and unique blend of Maori and European traditions, with influences from Asia, Polynesia, and many other countries. The number of Indian students who have made New Zealand as their study destination increased dramatically over a few years.
The tertiary education system in New Zealand comprises of universities, polytechnics, and private institutions, all of which are open to international students. New Zealand universities and institutes offer a variety of courses like Architecture, Accounting, Business, Hospitality, Cooking, Management, Information Technology, Biotechnology, Engineering, Automotive Technology, Electronics, Communication, Social Work, Multimedia, Animation, Nursing, Horticulture, Travel, and Tourism.
BENEFITS OF STUDY IN NEW ZEALAND
The education system in New Zealand rewards students for both practical and academic achievements. New Zealand is a young country where resourcefulness and independence are highly regarded. Students can look forward to a very supportive learning environment where they are encouraged to raise questions and perform creatively.
The New Zealand Government has put in place strong national quality assurance systems, designed to help institutions to maintain the quality and consistency of training and assessment programmes. All courses, programmes, and qualifications offered by registered providers must be approved by a quality assurance body. Students can stay rest assured that the quality, of course, they wish to undertake in NZ is globally recognized.
The cost of study in New Zealand is generally less expensive than any other English speaking countries like USA, UK or Canada. In addition to this, students intending to study in New Zealand can be assured of achieving qualifications that are at a standard comparable to qualifications achieved in leading educational institutions in other parts of the world.
Institutes in New Zealand mainly offer two academic intakes: January and July. Some institutes offer multiple intakes to its students in September and November. Students can choose between diploma, degree, vocational and polytechnic courses. Some of the popular courses amongst international students studying in New Zealand are Hospitality Management, Accounting, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, MBA and B.Com.
Besides academia, there is always a room for activities outside the classroom, given such a picturesque location. one can enjoy panoramic mountains, rolling hillsides, vast plains, subtropical forest and miles of coastline
New Zealand institutes are recognized internationally and are highly regarded by employers worldwide.
Apart for these benefits
1> Chance to enhance your peer-to-peer learning and interpersonal skills since you will be sharing your ideas with people from all over the globe. New Zealand is home to around 40,000 international students.
2> Availability of multiple intakes and part-time work options.
3> Opportunities for spouse to migrate with the partner and get a work permit. Children, if any, can study in New Zealand on domestic student tuition fees, if their parents are permanent residents of the country.
4> Options to stay back in the country and look for job opportunities, for students involved in research/doctoral programmes.
5> Seven out of eight universities are recognised amongst the top 500 worldwide.
6> Though Auckland is the most bustling city in New Zealand, cities like Wellington, Christchurch and Hamilton are equally popular with some of the best colleges in the country.
7> The crime rate, as per world standards, is low in New Zealand.
The eligibility criteria vary with the study programs and levels. For each course, Indian students would require to attain a minimum English language requirement. Along with that, a minimum academic record of 65% and above in Class XII will be required. Foundations and Diploma programmes are available for students who have secured below 60%. Students should have completed 18 years of age before joining a degree programme. The following documents also need to be submitted:
1> Attested copies of mark sheets of Class X, XII, and Bachelors degree (if applicable)
2> At least, two academic reference letters from professors who have taught you most recently
3> If you have work experience then two letters of recommendation from the employer/manager who know you well and can comment on your professional abilities 4> Statement of Purpose
6> Photocopied score reports of GMAT / IELTS / TOEFL
7> Portfolio (in case of students applying for art and design courses and architecture programmes)
8> Others (Certificates / achievements at the state and national level and extracurricular activities)
Scholarships for International Students
You can choose the following scholarships:
1> New Zealand development scholarships
2> New Zealand ASEAN scholar awards
3> New Zealand excellence awards
4> Some of the New Zealand university scholarships are
5> UC international first-year scholarships
6> University of Otago international research postgraduate scholarships
7> University of Waikato international scholarships
Applying for a scholarship can help you manage your finances. Part-time work options can help you pay your expenses, too. Students are allowed to work part-time for 20 hours per week on study visas and full time during the vacations. There are strict rules about employment contract which every student needs to follow, for example, a student can’t be self-employed while studying in New Zealand. Research students who are pursuing their doctoral studies at universities in New Zealand are allowed to work full time. Also, every student who earns through their part-time or full-time work is liable to pay tax.
WHY CHOSE NEXT WORLD EDUCATION
We give complete guidance to our students on the available courses and suggest them the best-suited courses which will ultimately help them settle in New Zealand as a Permanent Resident. Many times the students get tempted to take a course whose occupation is not in shortage in New Zealand and it may hamper his/her Immigration and Permanent Settlement plans. We not only help prospective students to get admission in various courses in reputed Colleges and Universities across NZ. Our Immigration consultancy services in New Delhi and our associates in New Zealand guide the students and make them see the future possibilities on completion of the course in NZ in advance so that the student can seek admission in such a course which shall help him/her to get a career success.
We are the premier study abroad consultants in Connaught Place and Delhi and offer IELTS and TOEFL coaching to our students as well. We have qualified counselors and immigration experts including registered agents who are on our panel who help the student in immigration matters too. For more information on this student visa, contact our expert counselors for a free counseling session on deciding your course of study and other visa related services at our centrally located office at Barakhamba Road in Connaught Place, New Delhi.