Study In NewZealand

There may be lots of reasons you’re considering New Zealand as your study destination. But naturally you have to be confident about the quality of education on offer. Be reassured. New Zealand schools, universities and institutes are known worldwide for their high standards. You’ll find NewZealand qualifications are internationally recognised and welcomed by employers. You’ll enjoy the benefits of quality teaching and small classes and NewZealand is a great place for your English language training. Strict quality control means you can be sure of a consistently high standard of education wherever in New Zealand you choose to study.

Studying in New Zealand will open your eyes and expand your horizons.

You’ll experience a unique and diverse blend of European and Maori traditions seasoned with influences from Polynesia, Asia and elsewhere. You’ll be able to pick from a range of lifestyles and study in well-equipped but manageable campuses.

You’ll have the chance to explore the stunning scenery, beautiful environment and unique wildlife. If you’re into adventure, you’ll be able to ‘live the dream.’ The mountains, lakes and coast to offer a dazzling array of high-octane activities that are affordable and easy to access.

Supportive Environment

New Zealand also offers a very supportive environment for students.

Numbers in your class or course will probably be smaller than you’re used to. So you can expect to receive more personalised attention from your teachers than you might in other parts of the world.

If you’re having difficulty with an assignment, you can discuss it with your tutor or get help from the student learning centre. Seeking help where needed is a normal part of student life here.

This support for students extends beyond the school or university. The New Zealand Government was the first in the world to adopt a Code of Practice that sets out standards for the care of international students, in and out of the classroom.

Questioning

Unlike in some cultures, challenging and questioning teachers and lecturers is an important part of a New Zealand education. At all levels students are expected to have original thoughts and to be able to defend them in debate. This is how NewZealand show respect for the teachers - by participating fully in the academic process.

You’re also expected to be a self starter, particularly at university level where courses typically involve relatively few hours per week of formal lessons. A high degree of self-motivation and self-discipline is needed as you will be expected to do a lot of preparation to be able take part in class discussions. Be prepared to work hard, work in teams and think innovatively.

Apply for your student visa

If your course is less than 12 weeks long, you’ll only need a visitor visa to come to New Zealand. However, if you plan to study for more than 12 weeks you’ll need to apply for a student visa by post or at your nearest Immigration New Zealand Office.