New Zealand is an island country located in the south-western Pacific Ocean. It is composed of many small islands.
Wellington is the capital city of New Zealand. It has a population of 389,700 and is the third-most populous urban area of the country.
Auckland, situated in the North Island of New Zealand, is the largest city in the country. It is also the most-populous urban area in the country, with approximately 1,354,900 residents.
The New Zealand dollar, denoted by the ISO 4217 code NZD, is the official currency of New Zealand.
English is the official and the most spoken language in New Zealand; almost ninety-eight percent of the population speaks English. Samoan French, Hindi, Yue and Northern Chinese are the other languages being spoken.
Globally recognized Degrees and Courses: Education programs and degrees in New Zealand are based on the British System and therefore acknowledged around the world and quite reputed. In some areas such as biotechnology, forensic science and marine engineering, New Zealand degrees are best in the world.
High Quality Living in Lower Price: Modern accommodation is affordable and near to world class Institutions. Public transport is very good and cars are not that expensive as well. Cost of living is cheaper as compared to Canada.
Warm and Welcoming towards International Students: New Zealand is an easy and safe place to live and the residents are warm and hospitable towards travellers. Citizens are open minded people and accept other cultures very easily. In this multi-racial country, one can find friend quickly and settle down.
Natural Beauty in Abundance New Zealand has beautiful beaches and inspiring mountains. The cleanliness and beauty of the New Zealand environment is well known. New Zealand is a right place for people who love adventure. The country offers many affordable adrenaline-pumping activities: Zorbing, Bungee Jumping and zip lining are a few ones students can enjoy.
The academic year extends from February to November with many programmes having a mid-year intake in July.
Confirmation of enrolment at a New Zealand education provide
A valid passport
Two passport size photograph
Mark sheets and Certificates of education qualifications.
Evidence of Financial Support – must show sufficient funds to pay the course fees once student visa is approved in principle and funds to support oneself (NZ$15,000 for each year of study).
Acceptable evidence of your funds includes photocopies of travellers cheques, or bank drafts, or letters of credit, or bank statements in your name, going back at least six months. For deposits of NZ$1000 or more evidence may require
Evidence that one has financial means to leave New Zealand before student visa expires. A fully-paid travel ticket out of New Zealand, or have sufficient funds to purchase one, or someone else (for example a guarantor or sponsor) has agreed to buy an outward travel ticket.
Students are allowed to work 20 hours per week and 40 hours per week during holiday while having a student visa. Min Wage is 12 NZ$ per hour.
After the completion of the studies, students are eligible for 1 year of job search Visa if they have studied a course which is level 7 or above. If the course is less then Level 7 then student has to study for minimum 2 years to obtain 1 year of job search Visa.
When student gets permanent job offer (an offer that qualifies the visa requirement) in the related field of study, application for PR can be filed.