The emphasis on education in New Zealand is made evident looking at the literacy rate of 99% (age 15 and above can read and write). With world-class educational institutions having state-of-the-art infrastructure and facilities, New Zealand can be seen as every student’s heaven. International students are provided with the best study opportunities and support services in a safe learning environment. Besides primary and secondary schooling (which is free till the age of 19 years), there are eight government-funded universities along with another 25 government-funded polytechnics and institutes of technology.. The average course duration lies between six months and three years.
Arts, IT, medicine, business, IT, Design, horticulture, architecture, information technology, business administration, fashion studies, dental therapy , nursing, social and community work, music, dance, computer science, mathematics and many more etc.
Benefits of studying here:
- High standard of living
- High quality of education
- Wide range of courses
- Stable democratic political environment
- Outdoor adventure sports
Approximate tuition fees:
Under-graduation: NZ$ 18,000 to NZ$ 25,000
Post-graduation: up to NZ$ 40,000
Approximate living expenses: (in NZ$)
Work permit options:
International students are allowed to work 20 hours a week during terms and full-time during vacation. And after studies students are give open job search visa for one year. Within this duration students are required to find a job after in a related area in order to extend their stay or apply for permanent residency.