New Zealand

Study in New Zealand

Study in New Zealand gives you all the options of International standards, competitive cost and a cosmopolitan culture make New Zealand an ideal study destination for Indian students.


Quality education at comparable prices is the rationale behind New Zealand's popularity. New Zealand degrees are patterned on the lines of the British education system. To top it all, state-of-the-art facilities, a safe environment and a fine student’s support system add to the country's multiracial, multicultural warmth.


Earn while you learn: While in most countries overseas students are barred from employment, in New Zealand they can work part-time for 15 hours a week provided they enroll for full-time courses that are of 12-month duration. After completion of their studies, students are further encouraged to stay behind and work.


New Zealand has been described as 'two emerald islands in the sea', or more recently, the land of ‘The Lord of the Rings’. Having a small population of only four million people, New Zealand's biggest cities include Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington (North Island), Christchurch, and Dunedin (South Island).


New Zealand has a diverse, multi cultural population of about 3.8 million people. The majority of New Zealanders are of British descent and the native Maori population makes up around 14 percent of the population. New Zealand also has a large growing population of Pacific Islanders and Asians.


The people of New Zealand are friendly and Indian food and spices are available everywhere. Famous for its natural geysers and spa's, New Zealand offers a huge range of things to see and do. All the major towns have cinemas, nightclubs, restaurants, art galleries and museums. Professional theater companies operate throughout the country and pop concerts feature regularly, often with overseas artists. The wide-open spaces and beautiful national parks, combined with relatively mild winters, meaning that New Zealanders seem to just live about outdoors. A variety of sports, such as swimming, rugby, cricket, cycling, walking, hockey, soccer, netball, horse riding, tennis, touch football, golf, basketball, badminton, bowls (lawn and indoor), yachting, volleyball, squash, cycling, mountain biking, trail biking, motor racing, skiing, shooting, rowing, and fishing are all a part of life in New Zealand.


New Zealand is becoming first choice for an increasing number of international students seeking quality education. New Zealand universities offer students a unique learning environment. Known as the 'New World Class', students educated in the New Zealand education environment are earning a reputation as a new breed of innovative thinkers and are enjoying career success the world over. Established universities such as the Waikato University, Massey University, University of Auckland, Victoria, University of Wellington, Lincoln University, University of Otago, and the Auckland University of Technology have become popular destinations for students across the globe.


New Zealand is an economically wise and safe option for students looking for a high standard of education, and an over-all high standard of life. As a NZ Education consultant, The Chopras are providing a better shape to the dreams of students. Choose New Zealand as a study abroad option.

Why Study in New Zealand
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New Zealand - Destination to Study... Work... Migrate !

New Zealand, a beautiful and unique country in the South Pacific, where exciting things are happening in Education. New Zealand is becoming the first choice for an increasing number of international students seeking quality education & to explore new ideas in pioneering programmes that will put them at the front in the world job markets of the future.


New Zealand universities, colleges and other New Zealand education institutions offer students a unique learning environment. This is supported by an integrated education system in which students attending New Zealand schools find it easy to make the transition to the next level of education.


Qualifications Globally Recognised

Students who have studied are earning a reputation of being called innovative thinkers and are being addressed as “The New World Class”. It has a progressive education system with state of art facilities. Qualifications are internationally recognized. There are wide range of study opportunities, including state administered primary, secondary schools, universities, polytechnics, colleges of education and private training establishments. The NZQA assures the quality of programme offered by state institutions and a private establishment, which in turn ensures that programmes offered in New Zealand, maintain international recognition.


Equally strong focus on Academics and Welfare

Most of the universities have been taking International students for the last 50 - 60 years and hence have gained a multicultural/national perspective offering a balanced curriculum which finds relevance in work places around the world. The same perspective enables it to offer excellent welfare services to students from around the world. The polytechnics in NZ are known for the programs which are “Read to Enter the Job Markets”.


“BEST OF BOTH WORLD" qualifications

The best thing about studying in NZ is that the expenses involved are comparatively less than the other major destinations viz. USA, UK, Canada or Australia. In fact it is almost 50% less than that of USA and UK. Coupled with the lesser costs and International recognition of its qualification, NZ essentially offers "Best of Both Worlds" qualifications. Kiwi Life : Even though the country might be small the people think big. The people popularly known as Kiwi’s are renowned for their hospitality and their love for sports and the outdoors.


Migration and Job search Opportunity

Students are given a visa to search for a job after completion of their course and also have a good opportunity to migrate. English widely spoken


As English is the day-to-day language in NZ, Indian students find it very easy to study, live and interact in NZ. Moreover the NZ accent is easy to understand.


Excellent Climatic Conditions

New Zealand enjoys temperate climate which is moderated by the sea's surrounding it. This-results in mild summers and cool winters. This excellent climate encourages all sorts of outdoor sports and activities. One can indulge in sports as varied from Football, cricket to White water rafting and Bungee jumping. In fact it is widely accepted fact that NZ enjoys one of the most favorable climates in the world. It enjoys the four distinct seasons, viz, Summer (Nov. to March), Autumn (March to June), Winter(June to Sept.) & Spring( Sept. to Nov.) & hence people enjoy high quality living conditions.


Code of Practice

A code of practice that ensures protection of international student’s welfare by all education providers came into force in 2002. Only signatories to the code will be allowed to enroll international students. Ensuring that New Zealand education providers act fairly and reasonably when recruiting students, the Code gives prospective students that they can trust the institution in which they choose to enroll.


Quality Assurance

To ensure that both the Government and individuals are investing in quality education, training and assessment, the Government has set up nationally recognised processes of quality assurance. There are a number of government appointed bodies responsible for approving qualifications in New Zealand and for the quality that determines the delivery of qualifications. These bodies are:


New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA)

Responsible for approving and registering all courses and national qualifications offered at polytechnics and priva1te training establishments.


New Zealand Vice-Chancellor's Committee (NZVCC)

Responsible for approving all diplomas, undergraduate and graduate programmes offered by New Zealand universities.


requirements to study in New Zealand
Academic Requirements

Good Academic Grades

For Bachelor degrees you need a minimum score of 75% in XII and for graduate diploma courses you need to score between 50-55% in Class XII. Those interested in Post graduate diploma programs need a minimum score of 55-60% in their bachelor's degrees. To pursue masters you would need a minimum score of 60% with relevant work experience in the same field.


English Requirement

IELTS/ TOEFL is not mandatory in New Zealand. If a student has good academic scores in English in class 12th then his/her IELTS/TOEFL can be Waived Off.


Visa Requirements
  • Good Academic Grades
  • Good IELTS Score
  • Proof of proper finances : You need show enough documented evidence to prove that you or your sponsors have the finances to support your education and life in New Zealand.

Students can apply under the FTS scheme wherein 1 day old funds can be shown.


living in New Zealand
Accomodation in New Zealand

Multiple accommodation options are available to students that include on campus stay, home stay with a local family or off campus accommodation in a rented flat usually shared by friends or acquaintances. Halls of Residence are generally located a short walk from campus where the rooms are single or twin-share, with communal laundry, lounge room and dining hall. Meals are usually provided, and all dietary needs can be catered for. Rental accommodation is generally clustered around colleges and universities, but flats can be found in most city suburbs.


Like any other country including India, the cost of living in metro cities is higher as compared to the regional areas of New Zealand. For example the cost of living in Auckland will be higher than that in Hamilton. The average costs of living in New Zealand would range between $ 15000- $ 20000


Climate

The climate in New Zealand is temperate with relatively mild, wet winters and warm and dry summers


  • Summer (December to February)
  • Autumn (March to May)
  • Winter (June to August)

Public Transport

Public transport in New Zealand is safe, cheap and reliable. All the major cities offer public bus transport. Taxis are affordable and safe options with most drivers belonging to the New Zealand Taxi Federation.


The train network in Auckland and Wellington are comfortable and enjoyable. Ferries are also an important mode of transport between the north and the south island. Public ferries are available between several Auckland suburbs to most of the islands of New Zealand.

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