Why Study in New Zealand
New Zealand offers a world-class education in a postcard-perfect environment
With landscapes varying from snowy mountain ranges, steaming volcanoes and geysers, icy glaciers and rolling green hills, New Zealand is world famous for its picturesque scenery.
New Zealand is a great destination for international students, offering a world-class educational system. All of its institutions adhere to global standards, regularly tested and monitored by government to ensure a consistently high level of education wherever you choose to study. It has a progressive, responsive education system, combining traditional principles of teaching with innovation and technology, leading to globally recognised and respected qualifications.
New Zealand is a member of the Lisbon Recognition Convention, which means its certificates, diplomas and degrees are recognised in all 50 participating countries.
With so much to choose from, picking the right course is always a tough decision. Considering that every student, course and university is different, it’s an important decision to get right, with research showing course preparation plays a big part in the satisfaction of international students.
University rankings are a great way to help compare key performance indicators across different universities. Luckily all eight New Zealand universities are ranked in the 2015-16 QS World University Rankings, impressive for a country of just under five million people!
New Zealand offers several unique working advantages for international students including the ability to work full-time during holidays and the option of applying for a six-month work permit to gain points for a residency application.