A WALK THROUGH GUIDE TO STUDY IN NEW ZEALAND


New Zealand was chosen as the location to film The Lord of the Rings! Doesn’t that tell you how incredibly spectacular a place New Zealand is! Located to the southeast of Australia, this place is fabulously diverse and home to miles and miles of unspoiled scenery. It’s a country that’s made up of two main islands in addition to a bunch of smaller ones. From beaches, offshore islands, and subtropical forests in the north to large flat plains, lakes, glaciers, and snow-covered mountains in the south with volcanoes, fjords, hot springs, and beautiful rolling green pastures - New Zealand is truly like no other place on the planet.

It’s a sparsely populated country, with most of the people living in one of the five major cities. Auckland happens to be the largest city that has about a third of the country's population concentrated there. That does leave a lot of area in between towns for people to explore. The country has an amazing road network. You find an information Centre in just about every town to help foreigners needing directions or any advice regarding the local attractions or on where to go for low-cost short stays in the area. The locals here are called Kiwis and these are generally a friendly bunch of people - exceptionally welcoming to students, visitors, travelers.

If you have an adventurous spirit, you won’t be in want of exciting activities, ever! You can go skiing, surfing, snowboarding, swimming, tramping, kayaking, sailing, horseback riding, caving, parachuting, and much more - all, probably within a 100-mile radius and if you’re too spirited, then maybe on the same day too! Did we tell you that the bungee jump was invented and then made famous right here in New Zealand?

Not just tourism, but the education system of this country is also a feature that is highly looked up to. Thousands of students come to New Zealand, every single year, to grab an opportunity for pursuing their higher studies and bettering their career opportunities. By being home to some of the best known universities, New Zealand has established itself as one of the most eminent study destinations for International students from across the globe.

REASONS TO CHOOSE NEW ZEALAND


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Qualifications Recognized All Around the Globe :

New Zealand currently has no less than eight universities that have consistently ranked high in various Internationally-accredited ranking platforms, including Times Higher Education Rankings as well as QS World Rankings. Studying in any good ranked institute globally-acclaimed institutes would not only increase your employment prospects enormously but also open the doors to some extremely high-profile career opportunities. Plus, the NZQA (New Zealand Qualifications Authority) is there to ensure that every institution is registered to enroll students from foreign countries while fully complying with the qualifications standards.


Excellent Pedagogy :

The current education system of New Zealand bears a lot of similarities with that of the United Kingdom, which is highly research-based. The pedagogical style in New Zealand is very organized and systematic in nature, wherein they teach you to work both independently as well as at a team-level. You will be encouraged to think critically and will find that traits like curiosity are always appreciated. The student-teacher interactions, in addition to the classroom discussion on various subjects and their respective case-studies, will prepare you to develop various innovative approaches to solve many a real-life problem in future.

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Brilliant in Innovation and Research :

If you're interested in doing research New Zealand will prove to be a great choice. With ki dearth of expert faculty, access to state-of-the-art technology, well-equipped laboratories, the opportunities this country presents in the fields of physics, biology, healthcare, astronomy, computer science, geology, engineering, agriculture, and so on, are simply magnificent. And the number of Nobel Prizes that New Zealand has in its kitty doesn't hurt either!



It's Safe and It's Peaceful:

The Global Peace Index 2018 ranked New Zealand second, which in itself speaks volumes about how stable and peaceful the Kiwi society is. So, you shouldn't have to worry about safety in this country.

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The Unmatchable Quality of Life :

In New Zealand, you will find this amazing multicultural environment, wherein people from various countries, ethnicities, races, and so on, exist with each other, and with the unique outdoorsy lifestyle offered by this place, in complete harmony. Landscapes that ranging from snow-capped mountains to extraordinary volcanoes to lush green hills, golden sandy beaches and beautiful rainforests, New Zealand absolutely screams wanderlust! Living here is sure to provide you with an unparalleled opportunity to grow within the realm of its diverse culture and bountiful natural beauty.



Studying in New Zealand Sure Makes For a Great Choice! :

If you do decide to study in New Zealand, rest assured, it will be a fantastic choice. While you're there as an International student, you will also be able to work up to 20 hours per week during your semesters, and full-time when you have study breaks. But, if you're pursuing a doctoral degree or committed towards research, you'll be allowed to work full-time.

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EDUCATION SYSTEM IN NEW ZEALAND


Students in the Czech Republic start with preschool and then continue on to get their elementary, secondary, and finally University and postgraduate education. The classification system that is used in the school system of this country consists of a scale from 1 (i.e. the best) to 5 (which is the worst). This is the scale they use to evaluate the work done by the students.

Students need to get and are guaranteed, an enrolment in preschool, a year before they enter the phase of compulsory elementary education.

The elementary education in the Czech Republic takes nine years in total, usually beginning from age 6 till the child reaches age 15.

Upper secondary education can either be general or it can be vocational. Generally, it lasts 4 years (from grade 10 to 13), but it is not considered mandatory.

University or Territory education begins once a child is finished with getting their primary as well as secondary education following the passing of respective final examinations. These examinations have 2 parts: one is the common (state) exam, and the second is called profiling (it is specific for individual exams).

Most of the universities offer students an accredited degree corresponding to Bachelor’s, Master’s, and one in engineering.

A Bachelor’s degree, in most fields of study, is a 3-year course.

A Master’s programme lasts about 5 to 6 years, or as a 2-year programme, depending on whether or not a student has already completed a Bachelor’s degree course.

After being awarded a Master’s degree, students can further pursue a specialization through one of their doctoral programmes (the only thing is, this should be cleared by the student within 3 to 4 years).

BENEFITS OF STUDYING IN NEW ZEALAND


Working on a student visa:

If you want to work full time while you’re studying a course worth 120 credits or more for at least one academic year, full time, you can do so during your scheduled breaks in the university, such as Christmas and New Year holidays. For PhD and Masters by research students, there is no restriction on the number of hours they can work.

For part-time work, English language students in New Zealand can work for up to 20 hours per week while having a valid Student Visa, and the course meeting certain conditions. If you’re taking a course full time, that will last 6 months or longer, and it’s a study programme to improve your English proficiency, then you are eligible to work part-time. The work application, in this case, will need to be accompanied by an IELTS score certificate. Your overall band score should be no less than 5.0 and the certificate should be no more than 2 years old. For English language courses that last 14 consecutive weeks or longer with a premium university, students are allowed to work part-time.

There are a lot of part-time job opportunities available in areas, such as hospitality, retail, banking, finance, and so on. There are students who even find a part-time job at their own university.

Qualifications one must have to get a post-study work visa:

International students require to complete their course within the time duration stated in their acceptance letter. If you do not have an offer letter from any company in New Zealand, you can submit an application for a post-study work visa. The visas thus granted get expired after a period of 12 months. So, the applicant is allowed a year to work a temporary job, which also serves as the time to keep looking for a permanent one in their field of interest.

Once you have completed your studies, you can put in an application for a New Zealand work visa. This visa gives you up to three years before it expires - that is, anywhere between one to three years depending on your educational qualifications as well as the university where you got your higher education degree from.

Ease of visa acquisition and permanent residency:

The process of visa acquisition in New Zealand is rather simple, and compared to so many other countries, the probability of visa getting outright rejected is quite low. If you feel there’s something that you’d like to say with respect to acquiring a visa, you will get a chance to talk to the authorities and bring them up to speed on your side of the story. If the explanation behind your decision to go to the country is plausible, and also if your international studies program provides help in creating you a Statement of Purpose (this is your statement, informing your visa officer as to why you’d like to study in New Zealand), there’s a good chance you will get a visa. The other benefit is, after you complete your graduation as we’ve said before, you will be eligible to work in the country for up to 12 months. Moreover, if the job that you choose to work at is related to your graduation degree subject, you can even apply for permanent residency. New Zealand usually processes its PR requests within 6 months of the date of application.

ADMISSIONS INTAKES & BASIC ENTRY REQUIREMENTS


Admission Intakes:

⮚ New Zealand usually has two intake periods - January and July. Though, there are a few universities there which offer to take multiple intakes during September and November.
⮚ It is advisable to begin your admission process about six months before you reach the deadline of your application submission.
⮚ If you are looking to get an admission into one of their vocational courses, then you may find admissions open every year during March, April, May, and/or July

Basic Entry Requirements


Below mentioned are the guidelines to help you crack these exams and get admissions in the university of your choice:

Level of Studies Requirements
Undergraduate ⮚ High school certificate with a decent record, or 12 years of schooling
⮚ Fluency in the English language
⮚Some of the courses, like engineering and computing may require a Skype interview with the head of the university department.
⮚ Other activities, such as presentation, etc.
Post Graduate ⮚ A Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university, with a decent academic record to show.
⮚ Fluency in the English language
⮚ Some of the courses, like engineering and computing may require a Skype interview with the head of the university department.
⮚ IELTS score is a necessary requirement.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR GETTING AN ADMISSION


1. Passport copy (at least one-year validity)
2. Mark sheets (10th, 12th, diploma, degree if applicable)
3. Transcripts (all educational documents)
4. Recommendation letters
5. English proficiency tests scoreboard (IELTS/PTE)
6. IF applicable
    • Experience letters
    • Appointment letters
    • Salary Slips
    • ITR
7. SOP (statement of purpose)
8. 4 passport size photographs(white background (35mm * 45mm))

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR FILLING YOUR VISA



1. Passport copy(at least 1-year validity)
2. Completed student visa application form(IN231012)
3. Mark sheets (10th, 12th, diploma, degree if applicable)
4. Transcripts (all educational documents)
5. Recommendation letters
6. English proficiency tests scoreboard (IELTS/PTE)
7. If applicable
    • Experience letter
    • Appointment letters
    • Salary Slips
    • ITR
8. 4 passport size photographs(white background(35 * 45mm))
9. Application fee payment receipt (also required to pay 295N2D + RS 690(approximately)) before your Interview
10. An offer letter from a New Zealand institute/ university
11. Letter from your current institution confirming status as a study abroad student
12. Health insurance receipt
13. May be required to show health and character certificate to prove that your intention of staying in New Zealand is genuine
14. Financial documents, bank statement, (bank balance 3 months old, fixed deposit, ITR of parents, student ITR(if applicable), genuine loan latter)

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PROCESS FOR GETTING AN ADMISSION & VISA APPLICATION



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Applying for admission in university of choice
(assistance to create an organized file of every document required)

Receiving an offer letter from the university

Need to show required funds in your bank account
(balance should be 3 months old)

Undertake medical examination
(need to undergo a medical examination by one of the doctors approved by the Immigration New Zealand)

Get PCC
(police clearance certificate)

Get approved in principle (ATP)

Go for the FTS (fund transfer scheme)
(under the FTS scheme you need to transfer the living expanse of the year to a bank account (ANZ bank)in New Zealand)

Pay the university fees

Get a successful visa

Fly to your dream destination

SUITABLE CITIES FOR FOREIGN STUDENTS TO LIVE IN



Throughout the country, you will find a number of academic institutions and colleges in just about every nook and corner. Plus, there are several cities that offer fun and exciting student life. Throughout the Czech Republic, one finds sevex//9q ral cities with different histories, people speaking different languages, and a lot of cultural variations as well.

Prague:

This is one wonderful Bohemian city in Czechia, where you find thousands of students choosing amongst some of the best study programmes taught by world-class teachers, in the midst of beautiful monuments and fascinating architecture. Prague Castle, The Baroque Saint Nicholas Church, Kampa Island, The Franz Kafka Museum, are all sites to behold!

Brno:

Another Czech city, this one’s also popular amongst International students who come to love the laidback lifestyle of the city, as they pursue their higher education in one of the top-class universities offering plenty of undergraduate, as well as graduate degree options. It’s a dream for students to study while being in the same vicinity as Veverí Castle, Špilberk Castle, Villa Tugendhat, and Abbey of Saint Thomas - the place where Gregor Mendel discovered the science of genetics.

COST OF LIVING & EDUCATION IN NEW ZEALAND



Undergraduate: NZ$18,000 – NZ$20,000 Per Annum
Post graduate: NZ$25,000 – NZ$40,000 Per Annum

In addition to your tuition and in insurance fees. Students need between NZ$20,000 (NZ$350 - NZ$400) per week.

Rent = NZ$200 - $900/month
Groceries = NZ$100 - $150/week
Milk = NZ$3/liter
Lunch from university food hall or campus café = NZ$7 - $12
Taxi 5km ride = NZ$10 - $12
Movie ticket = NZ$10 - $14
Visit to doctor = NZ$45 - $85

Note: - these costs are just an approximation; the real expenses vary from person to person.

⮚ Textbook
⮚ Stationary
⮚ Insurance fees
⮚ Weather appropriate clothing
⮚ Weekend Trips
⮚ Suppose student not to have university accommodation. You will have extra charges such as bond fees, utility bills, phone & internet etc...

List of Top Universities / Colleges in the Country


The education system of New Zealand is known for its first-rate quality, across the globe. QS Higher Education System Strength Rankings for 2016 saw the higher secondary education of this country ranked 16th. It has been noted that the average size of a typical class in a New Zealand university is small, compared to many others; hence, the students here find learning a much more comfortable process. The NZQF (New Zealand Qualifications Framework) is the primary source of encouragement behind the country’s education system that’s showcased such remarkable quality, time and again.

Home to many universities, out of which 8 were featured in the QS World University Rankings for 2018, New Zealand has 18 Polytechnic universities dedicated to technology with a varying set of length and levels of their vocational courses, hands-on experience, and practical skills.

Here are the top 5 universities of New Zealand:
1. University of Otago
2. University of Auckland
3. Victoria University of Wellington
4. University of Canterbury
5. University of Waikato



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