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Study in New Zealand

A comprehensive guide on the country

Ranking second on the Global Peace Index 2019, New Zealand is undoubtedly the safest country to study in. With globally ranked universities and a responsive education system, it has the right mix of opportunities, culture, economy and climate to thrive for an Indian student. Not to miss, its unspoiled scenery will make your experience worth every penny.

Note: Given the current COVID-19 situation, there might be some changes in the 2021 intakes. Don’t worry, our international education experts are here to guide you with the latest updates to help you apply to your desired course and institution. Feel free to connect with our experts for a free counselling session and keep posted about the latest COVID- 19 updates.

 

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We have a range of special services for students applying to New Zealand!

Why study in New Zealand

Making its way from picturesque landscapes to a progressive education system, New Zealand has grown to be a popular destination for Indian students. With its abundant research opportunities and work benefits, it is exactly the place where you need to be!

Scholarships for New Zealand

New Zealand institutions offer a range of scholarships, grants and bursaries to Indian students. A number of New Zealand scholarships for Masters’ degrees and research grants (PhD scholarships) are offered by the New Zealand Government and institutions.

Student visa requirements

The New Zealand Government provides an opportunity to all Indian students to study in the country but as a prerequisite, you’ll have to obtain a student visa first. Here’s an overview of the type of visa you’d need for your studies and primary requirements to apply for one.

Cost of studying

It’s not just the tuition fee alone you should be calculating in your budget, there’re a lot more expenses involved when you plan to study abroad. Look at our guide of estimates to help ease your financial budgeting whilst your stay as a student in New Zealand. Yes, we’ve covered expenses like accommodation, food, health coverage and travel too!

Education system

All eight of New Zealand’s universities are ranked in the 2018-19 QS World University Rankings. Moreover, with all qualifications listed under the New Zealand Qualifications Framework (NZQF), which is recognised and trusted worldwide to ensure quality of education.

Upcoming Intake

Institutions in New Zealand offer two major intakes- February and July. Find out which study intake is right for you, so you have the best chance at having your application accepted.
Wellington
World's southernmost capital city and home to some of the best educational institutions, Wellington makes a perfect choice to study in New Zealand.
Auckland
The world's largest Polynesian city, Auckland, is always buzzing with life.
Christchurch
One of the biggest cities of South Island, Christchurch is a wonderful place to live in.
Hamilton

 Hamilton is a bustling student hub abundant in exciting ventures, great music and serene garden walks.

FAQ's about New Zealand
Here are some answers to help you know New Zealand better
Employment prospects in New Zealand
Find a job while studying or after graduation in New Zealand
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A 6.5 to 7.0 band overall is required, however, it is completely depends on the university and the course you choose to study.

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From the beginning to apply to universities and the visa process, IDP made the journey smooth and a hassle-free one for me.

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IDP team is really helpful and guide you properly through each and every process. 

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