Study In New Zealand

In the ‘Land of the Long White Cloud,’ culture, adventure, and an engaging study experience.


Why New Zealand?

New Zealand is a stunningly beautiful country with plenty of natural beauty and thrilling adventure around every corner. New Zealand has a lot to offer students who want to remember their study abroad experience for years. Studying in New Zealand is ideal for students who want to live an adventurous life, as it provides a wonderful opportunity to study at top-tier universities, experience a multi-cultural setting, and participate in a variety of adventure activities.

New Zealand appears to be quite contemporary, safe, and successful, with many of opportunities for individuals of many ethnicities. The Top 100 QS World University Rankings for 2017 include all eight of New Zealand’s universities. As a result, it is not only a lovely place to live, but it is also a fantastic place to get a good education.

According to the 2018 Global Peace Index, New Zealand is the world’s second safest country, attracting students from all over the world to study here.

The Education System

Numerous modern universities in New Zealand are world leaders in research and innovation.


The University of Auckland, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), University of Waikato, Massey University, Victoria University of Wellington, University of Canterbury, Lincoln University, and the University of Otago are all government-funded universities in New Zealand for international students. As a result, they have the resources to provide a high-quality education system for overseas students in New Zealand.

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The Cost

The New Zealand Government offers International Students Scholarships, which include full tuition fees, an establishment allowance, international students insurance in New Zealand, and travel allowance during the course tenure (allowed based on the length of scholarship).


  • Scholarships for undergraduate and postgraduate study.
  • International  Doctoral Research Scholarships.

Visa Requirements

International students do not need a student visa to pursue a short course that lasts less than three months, and they can go to New Zealand with simply a guest visa. If you intend to study full-time in New Zealand for an undergraduate, postgraduate, or PhD degree, you must apply for a student visa.

The following are the prerequisites for obtaining a student visa in New Zealand:

  • An offer from a New Zealand Qualifications Committee-approved educational institution.
  • A letter of acceptance from a New Zealand education provider detailing the total tuition amount, minimum course duration, and payment currency (domestic and foreign currency).
  • International students under the age of 18 must provide proof/guarantee from a person or institution that they will be provided with housing while studying in New Zealand.
  • Evidence of sufficient funds to study and live in New Zealand (either 15,000 NZ$ for a full year or 1,250 NZ$ per month is required).
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Health Cover

International students must indicate that they would obtain international student health insurance during the visa application process to protect themselves while studying in New Zealand.

  • International students studying in New Zealand can choose between a public healthcare system (which is substantially subsidised by the New Zealand government) or a private health-care system (to seek medical treatment privately). In New Zealand, all international students will be required to obtain health insurance.

  • Students are advised to get health insurance before travelling to New Zealand, as this will prevent them from becoming unwell upon arrival or becoming injured within a day or two of arriving at their accommodation.

New Zealand’s Best Studying Places

Since the country has 2 separate islands and many vivid cities, you could be unsure about choosing your perfect city while planning to study in New Zealand.

  • Wellington
  • Auckland
  • Hamilton
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Popular Courses

Some of the most popular courses to study in New Zealand are:

  •         IT and Computer Science
  •         Engineering
  •         Medicine
  •         Business Studies
  •         Health care
  •         Hospitality
  •         Animation
  •         Sports management
  •         Agriculture
  •         Art and design
  •         Nursing
  •         Engineering Forestry
  •         Business management

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