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Why study in New Zealand?

Great choice! Let’s look at what New Zealand has to offer

New Zealand is a fantastic destination for international students, offering some of the best global  education. All New Zealand institutions strictly adhere to global standards, and are regularly tested and monitored by the government to ensure you receive the best education wherever you choose to study. New Zealand has a progressive, responsive education system, which combines traditional principles of teaching with new technologies and innovation, leading to a globally recognised and respected qualification for you.

New Zealand is a member of the Lisbon Recognition Convention, so this means its degrees, diplomas and certificates are recognised in every one of the 50 participating countries.

Global rankings

Picking the right course for you can be challenging. Considering that every student, course and university is different, it’s important you come to the right decision. Research, shows that course preparation plays a significat part in the satisfaction of international students.

University rankings are a great way to compare key performance indicators across several universities. All eight New Zealand universities actually rank in the 2015-16 QS World University Rankings, a very impressive achievement considering the country has just under five million people.

Work benefits
New Zealand offers a number of unique advantages for international students including being able to work full-time during holiday times and the option of applying for a work permit for six-months in order to attain points towards a residency application.

Education System

The education system in New Zealand is enormously diverse and one of the best in the world, maintaining excellent standards in literacy, mathematics and sciences and ranking well consistently by global standards.

Living in New Zealand

New Zealand is one of the most popular options for students looking to study abroad because of the quality of life that it affords alongside its close proximity to other Pacific countries including Australia, Fiji and New Caledonia.

New Zealand Universities

IDP Education partners with all New Zealand universities as well as a broad range of institutes of technology, schools and private providers.


As a pioneer in International education, we are truly global in scale and experience.

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