STUDY IN NEW ZEALAND
Several courses are available in New Zealand for academic, professional and vocational studies at universities, polytechnics and private training establishments.
Twenty-five institutions in New Zealand are part of the polytechnic system and provide education and training in a broad range of industry and occupation-based vocational studies. Many polytechnics offer undergraduate degree programs as well.
New Zealand has eight universities offering degree programs at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in academic and professional studies.
All universities offer a broad range of subjects for degrees in commerce, science and the arts. Each university has also developed its specialist subjects, such as engineering, computer studies, medicine and agriculture.
There are also many private tertiary institutes and private training providers.
BENEFITS OF STUDYING IN NEW ZEALAND
The advantages of the education system in New Zealand to international students can not be over-emphasised; it is a system that offers an attractive and stimulating academic environment.
New Zealand is the youngest country on earth – the last major landmass to be discovered. It has a rich and fascinating history, reflecting both our Maori and European heritage. Amazing Maori historic sites and taonga (treasures), some dating back almost a thousand years, are a contrast to many beautiful colonial buildings.
International students can expect a high standard of education and living conditions.
English is the everyday language of New Zealanders and there is strong English Language support for international students.
Living and tuition costs compare well with other countries.