Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Life & Education in New Zealand for international students

New Zealand comprises of two land masses i.e. North Island and South Island. It is situated in the east of Australia across the Tasman Sea. Wellington is the capital of New Zealand and the most popular city in New Zealand in Auckland. It comes under the category of developed country and ranks high in terms of national performance. New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) takes care of the education system of New Zealand and it puts in all the efforts to make the qualification of New Zealand more valuable and credible all over the world.

New Zealand is one of the most beautiful countries in the world and life in New Zealand is very interesting and you will be able to make lifelong connections with the people around. Every year number of the candidate comes to New Zealand for their higher education coming from different parts of the world. So, students who come from different country, background or religion meet at one place at their universities, colleges or at sharing accommodations and are able to connect easily and have good long-term relationships. New Zealand is a beautiful place with many places to explore around. Students who are interested in traveling or exploring new things New Zealand can turn out to the best place.

Few famous places in New Zealand are Auckland, Fox Glaciers, Bay of Islands, Napier, Tauranga, Hamilton, Lake Wanaka etc. New Zealanders are basically known as “Kiwis”. They are very friendly and down to earth people so it becomes easy for the international students to adjust to a new place. 
Education in New Zealand is also of world class. Varieties of courses are available in New Zealand for local and international students. Few popular courses in New Zealand are cloud computing, Horticulture, Marketing and Digital Communication courses, Architecture, Agriculture Science, Business, management, Engineering etc. 

Study in New Zealand
Study in New Zealand
As English is widely spoken all over New Zealand so courses are also majorly available in English language and students coming different parts of the world can easily communicate with local people and also take their lectures easily in college or universities. So this means there is no language barrier faced by international students in New Zealand.  

There are 8 Top-Ranked universities in New Zealand:

University of Auckland
University of Otago
Massey University 
The University of Waikato
Auckland University of Technology
University of Canterbury
The Vitoria University of Wellington.  
Lincoln University Canterbury

Education from New Zealand has accepted all overall the world so students who plan to study in New Zealand after the completion of the course either they can stay in New Zealand and again some international experience or they can come back to their home country.

To take admission in colleges or universities in New Zealand students need to provide their English language proficiency. A student needs to take an IELTS, Pte test in order to prove their English proficiency. Lifestyle and Education in New Zealand are really great and candidates who choose New Zealand as their study destination it will be the golden opportunity for them. Getting a chance to live in a country where there is a great culture and unique education system will turn out to be a great decision in an individual’s life.

While choosing your course in New Zealand to understand about the course details, about the city in which it is situated and other factors like housing and renting as this will help you to make your life little easier as an international student.

Author: Radhika Jaswal