Study in New Zealand

Talking about the education system in New Zealand, it is world-class, modern and responsive. Combining proven, traditional principles with innovation, creativity, and fresh thinking, it produces leaders and citizens equipped for the 21st century.

Coming to the educational system in New Zealand, it is student-centered and focused on things like problem-solving, work with others, create and innovate. In this way, students have the opportunity to develop their potential.

If you are looking forward to getting the higher education, it focuses on the individual and challenges to traditional ideas are welcomed. Some of the popular destinations for students in New Zealand include top universities like the University of Auckland, University of Otago, University of Canterbury, Victoria University of Wellington, etc.

If you want to join some of the best colleges in the country, then you will find that in cities like Wellington, Christchurch, Hamilton, and Napier-Hastings. And when it comes to popular courses in New Zealand, there are Engineering, Business Studies, IT/Computing, Tourism & Hotel Management, and Visual Communications.

Living in New Zealand

Whether you want to live in university-managed accommodation or with the landlord, you need to decide it first. You can avail of the catered or self-catered option in case you choose the university-managed accommodation. In this way, you can manage your overall expenses without any trouble.

The accommodation office should be able to provide you a list of private properties in case your chosen university can’t offer you anything in its own residential facility. The accommodation office at your university will be able to tell you what accommodation they have available.

You should make sure that you know your contractual rights and responsibilities wherever you choose to live or stay. You will also be asked to enter into a tenancy agreement, which you should read thoroughly before you sign.

The part of New Zealand you choose to live in will calculate the overall cost of your living. Some of the basic elements for living as an international student in New Zealand are accommodation rent, groceries, and food, utilities like power, water, gas, internet, phone bills, text and reference books, etc.

Depending on your lifestyle, other elements like dining out, travel and vacation, car rent and car insurance, cable TV connection, school expenses, etc. will also affect your expenses. Talking about the tuition fee, it may vary from place to place according to different universities, courses, and the city.

To get an idea, the tuition expenses in New Zealand might be up to 10.78 Lacs per annum depending on the course you choose.

Working in New Zealand

The work permit includes some basic terms and conditions that you need to follow. You can part-time for up to 20 hours per week. But, there are some requirements that you need to fulfill. This includes:

  • It leads to a New Zealand qualification that qualifies for points towards an application for a Skilled Migrant visa.
  • It is at least two years in duration.
  • It is a tertiary institution, and the main purpose is to develop English language skills.
  • Make sure you have an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) overall band score of 5.0 or above.

In case, you want to work full time during all vacations, you need to get enrolled in a full-time program of study of at least one academic year’s duration.

Work Visa: You may be eligible for a work visa for a maximum period of two years if you are a student with an offer of employment relevant to your qualification. There will also need to provide evidence of the relevance of your job offer to your qualification.

Wrapping up, these are some of the details regarding studying, living and working in a country like New Zealand. Hopefully, this will help you in proceeding in the right direction.

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