Study in NEW ZEALAND

New Zealand is a beautiful and sparsely populated multicultural nation with a population of approximately 3.5 million people. Most New Zealanders are of British or European descent, with approximately 18% of the population having Maori or Pacific Island origins. There are also large numbers of other nationalities in New Zealand and recently, increasing numbers of people from Asian countries have taken up residence in New Zealand.

The dramatic and varied landscapes draw visitors from all over the world. There are high snow-clad mountains, fiords, large forests, lakes, lush plains, surf beaches and quiet coastal inlets. In New Zealand the tourist and recreational areas are often only one or two hours’ drive from major cities and can be accessed without great expense.

Highlights
  • New Zealand, a beautiful and unique country in the South Pacific, where exciting things are happening in Education.
  • Students who have studied are earning a reputation of being called innovative thinkers and are being addressed as “The New World Class”.
  • Students are given a visa to search for a job after completion of their course and also have a good opportunity to migrate.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
Features
  • New Zealand has so much to offer students – it’s a fantastic place to learn English.
  • Broad range of study and research opportunities.
  • International students are welcomed by New Zealand society, both for the cultural diversity they bring and their contribution to the economy.
  • The country has a comparatively low cost of living, abundant fresh food at reasonable prices and a wide variety of student accommodation options.
  • Before the beginning of the academic year, the International Office of most universities runs an orientation programme for international students. This programme covers such things as course advice, a tour of the campus and information about living in New Zealand. The orientation programme is free and provides an excellent opportunity to meet other students and make new friends. Another orientation programme is run at the beginning of the second semester. Both orientation programmes provide:
  • Information about the New Zealand way of life including their customs, climate and education system
  • The University academic year of most universities is divided into two semesters Semester 1 Late February - end June.
  • The New Zealand dollar is a stable currency. Tourists and new residents find a very favourable exchange rate which gives them high purchasing power. 
Employment & Job Market
  • New Zealand’s employment market has been gathering steam steadily since the global financial crisis - a trend that’s set to continue.
  • There are many job openings for specialists in industries such as medicine, engineering and IT.
  • According to the Labour Market Report (February 2014), the industries that showed strongest employment growth over the year were:
  1. Professional, scientific, technical, administrative and support industries (up 10.9%)
  2. Retail trade and accommodation (up 6.0%)
  3. Health care and social assistance (up 7.1%)
  4. Construction (up 8.6%)
  5. Manufacturing (up 6.0%).
  6. Construction, which created 7,400 new jobs.
  7. Retail trade and accomodation and food services, which created 7,600 new jobs.
Cost and Expenses
  • Programmes and courses offered in New Zealand tend to be are highly ranked on a global level. Many of them appear in international university rankings, such as the Times Higher Education Top 500 and the Shanghai Jiao Tong Top 500.
  • An undergraduate degree generally costs between NZ$ 18,000 and NZ$ 25,000 per year. Postgraduate studies can cost between NZ$ 10,000 and NZ$ 30,000. 
  • No require IELTS -  If your Student has studied in English Medium, please provide the Medium of Instruction Letter from Std. 5th to Std 12.
  • TTS is the specialist company contracted by Immigration New Zealand (INZ) as a collection agent for visa applications. TTS charges a fee for their services of INR 960 per application submitted. 
  • The current student visa fee is Indian Rupees INR 14,100. and it will not accept CASH, credit cards or have EFTPOS.  The fee must be paid by bank draft ‘payable at par’ and drawn in the name of “Immigration New Zealand”. 
  • The students should provide evidence of funds upfront for courses for the first year inclusive of living expenses (NZ$ 15,000) in New Zealand.



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