New Zealand

Study in New Zealand

New Zealand is a country where independence, initiative and resourcefulness are more highly considered than status or rules. As a student here you’ll be encouraged to be questioning and to find your own answers by researching on it for yourself.
Top Universities in New Zealand
New Zealand has several types of higher education institutions: universities, colleges, private institutions, and polytechnics. Although there are only eight universities in New Zealand, four feature in the world’s top 350 (according to Times Higher Education). If you think about it, that’s a pretty impressive proportion.

All eight of these universities are ranked within the QS World University Ranking top 500. The highest-ranked is the University of Auckland, which is in 82nd place, followed by the University of Otago in 151st place.

List of Universities in New Zealand

  • University of Auckland
  • University of Otago
  • University of Canterbury
  • Victoria University of Wellington
  • University of Waikato
  • Massey University
  • Lincoln University
  • Auckland University of Technology

All New Zealand’s universities are government-funded institutions, offers a wide range of Graduate and Post Graduate Degrees.

Facts About New Zealand

  • 50-55% marks required
  • Good spoken English required
  • High Visa probability
  • Will Pay excellent during job training
  • Great job prospects after course completion
  • Intakes almost every month
  • Students can Work off-campus for 20 hours per week
  • High prospects of getting Permanent Residency
  • Government helping in settlement in South New Zealand


Reasons why New Zealand is perfect for higher studies

1. Quality education

New Zealand offers high-quality education, which is worldwide-recognised. According to the QS World University Rankings, all New Zealand universities appear in the top three per cent globally. The New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) also ensures that institutions are registered to enrol international students and comply with qualification standards. The country’s education programmes and degrees are based on the British education system, which is known as the world’s most recognised and accredited system.

2. Many scholarships available

In order to provide support to international students, New Zealand offers a wide range of scholarships. Students may apply for an institutional scholarship, program-specific scholarship, accommodation scholarship or even a government scholarship. Since 2016, a special scholarship has been introduced by Education New Zealand for Indian students – New Zealand Excellence Awards (NZEA).

3. Job opportunities

International students in New Zealand can apply for a post-study work visa depending upon their qualification level and location. The duration of the post-study work visa may range between 1 to 3 years. For Instance, if a student completes a master’s degree in New Zealand, they are eligible for a 3 years’ post-study work visa. New Zealand also allows students to work part-time while pursuing their education. Thus it gives them an opportunity to take care of their weekly living expenses and gaining more practical experience while studying.
Special benefits are given to students who decide to pursue their PhD in New Zealand. If, an international student can pay domestic tuition fees can get full-time work rights while pursuing their PhD.

4. Cultural diversity

New Zealand people are known for their friendly, open and honest nature. With the country enjoy its multi-cultural society at all levels, it is very welcoming towards international students from all ethnic groups.