There are a multitude of reasons which prompt international students to choose New Zealand as their
study abroad destination. Some of them are discussed below.
Renowned universities: New Zealand has a wide range of universities. Some of them are University of
Auckland, University of Otago, University of Canterbury etc.
Great quality of education: Another reason to study in New Zealand is its top quality education. Students
are encouraged to learn new things and innovation is encouraged.
Each academic year has 2 or 3 semesters depending on the course. There are two intakes throughout the year; in January and July.
ITPs: There are around 16 ITPs or Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics in NewZealand that offer foundational,
undergraduate, and postgraduate courses. These ITPs are beneficial for students to help them
focus on their respective streams.
Study in Wananga : Wanangas are educational institutions in New Zealand which offer learnings of the
Maori cultures of New Zealand. There are 3 types of educational institutions in New Zealand: Universities,
ITPs and Wanangas.
Personalised classes and attention: The student mentor ratio in New Zealand Universities are quite low
as compared to other countries. The government follows a ‘Code of Practice’ that establishes the minimum
care each student expects.
A picturesque location to live in: The country has very attractive scenic beauty like mountains,
Work permit: A work permit in New Zealand can be obtained by students by studying in the country for
atleast 2 years. Furthermore you can work for 20 hours per week part- time during semesters.
Low tuition fees: As compared to other countries like Australia, New Zealand has a
low cost of education.
Variety of courses: New Zealand has over 400 universities that offer a variety of courses in
undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctoral degrees.
Scholarships and financial aids: New Zealand offers several scholarships, fellowships, and other
financial aids to its students that lower the financial burden on students.