New Zealand’s education system is world-class, modern and responsive. It combines proven, traditional principles of education with innovation, creativity and fresh thinking to produce leaders and citizens equipped for the 21st century. New Zealand has an adult literacy rate of 99 percent. All Sort of New Zealand universities for higher education are well-recognized internationally. More than half are ranked among the top 500 universities in the world and one is in the top 50. All have strong international connections and collaborate with universities in other countries on a range of research and teaching programs. The total numbers of universities in New Zealand are more than 10 universities. This includes one of the world’s best institutions. New Zealand has had a total of 3 Nobel Prize winners to-date, with one of the winner Alan MacDiarmid (Chemistry, 2000).

Broad range of study and research opportunities: The New Zealand university system is research-based, as it is historically based on the British higher education model. This means there are a number of similarities between the 2 systems, such as the names of qualifications, teaching methods, and the look and feel of the university campuses.

New Zealand does not have massive competition to enter the first year of a university degree. This is because the New Zealand government has invested heavily in university education over the years. As a result New Zealand has more capacity than it has students.

New Zealand also has a well-developed system of pastoral care for international students, backed by a government-monitored Code of Practice. This means you will be well looked after during your time studying there.

The country has a comparatively low cost of living, abundant fresh food at reasonable prices and a wide variety of student accommodation options. Transport is also moderately priced, affording easy access to rivers, mountains, lakes, forests and beaches and the recreational opportunities they provide.

New Zealand is renowned for its natural beauty and its adventure activities, and all this is readily accessible from all eight universities in the country.

Part time Job opportunities during the course and full time during vacations:

A New Zealand study trip gives you the option of permanently migrating to a country with an enviable lifestyle. The New Zealand Government estimates that 23% of those who obtained student visas over the past decade were granted permanent residency within 5 years (Migration Trends and Outlook Report, March 2013).

Our partner universities are:

  • The University of Auckland
  • Massey University

Partner Universities in New Zealand