STUDY IN NEW ZEALAND
Studying abroad may be one of the most beneficial experiences for a college student. By studying abroad, students have the opportunity to study in a foreign nation and take in the allure and culture of a new land.
Why Study in New Zealand?
New Zealand is one of the world’s best places to live and study. It offers world class education with a wide range of programmes and institutions in any part of the country. So the decision to study at New Zealand for International students is fairly easy.
Popular courses include Agriculture, Animation/Digital Media, Business Management, Engineering, IT related courses.
New Zealand offers international students a safe, friendly and welcoming environment. New Zealand Universities and Colleges offer range of study options for International students.
New Zealand has been ranked 4th most peaceful country in the world and top cities like Auckland regularly feature in the top of the best cities to live in the world. New Zealand is a popular study destination for Indian students.
The New Zealand Government has constructed polytechnics, state owned Universities and colleges to promote higher education. The international University community of New Zealand comprises eight Universities.
All leading Universities recognise qualifications acquired in New Zealand Universities. There are over 20 polytechnics in New Zealand. There are around 860 private training establishments which are mostly privately funded. These institutes offer programs on various subjects ranging from hospitality to scuba diving.
Students can choose between diploma, degree, vocational and polytechnic courses. International students need to spend on an average NZD 1200 every month to manage their living expenses in New Zealand.
Top Five Unis
As per the QS World University Rankings 2015, here are the top five Universities of New Zealand:
- The University of Auckland – 82nd position internationally
- University of Otago – 173rd position internationally
- University of Canterbury – 211th position internationally
- Victoria University of Wellington – 229th position internationally
- Massey University – 337th position internationally
Besides academia, there is always room for activities outside the classroom, given such a fabulous location. New Zealand’s North Island is well known for its island sanctuaries and active volcanoes — it has a line of mountain ranges running with farmland on both sides. The South Island houses some of the purest landscapes on earth— don’t miss out on seeing the massive Southern Alps, which is the backbone of the South Island.
You can enjoy picturesque fjords, spectacular glaciers, rugged mountains, rolling hillsides, vast plains, subtropical forest, and miles of coastline with beautiful sandy beaches. Even big cities are surrounded by lush greenery and are located not far from the country’s hills and coasts.
For an international student, New Zealand offers both spectacular sights and high quality education. In the recent years, New Zealand has become a popular study destination for many Indian students.
Canadians place a high value on their natural environment. Currently there are 39 national parks and national park reserves in Canada, located in every province and territory. This is in addition to the designated areas as provincial parks, wilderness areas, ecological and nature reserves in each territory. Students who come to Canada will witness one of the most beautiful, natural environments in the world.
Canada has several climatic variations. You can find permanently frozen ice caps in the North, while the British Columbia enjoys lush green landscapes. Depending on which part of the country you find yourself in it would be advisable to carry warm clothing.