COUNTRY GUIDE – NEw Zealand
A leader when it comes to protecting the rights of international students. It developedthe Education (Pastoral Care of International Students) Code of Practice 2016 to ensure that the students are well informed, safe and properly cared for.
Scholarships are a great way to support you financially in your studies and New Zealand provides a range of government, private and university funded scholarships to undergraduate and post-graduate
New Zealand provides opportunities for those who wish to stay in there and work after the completion of the course. This on one hand helps students to gain experience and on other hand increases their chances of becoming a New Zealand resident. The post study work period is up to four years.
Universities offer higher degree-level education. Programmes are research-led and generally academic rather than vocational. All New Zealand’s universities offer a broad range of subjects for undergraduate, Masters and Doctoral (PhD) degrees in commerce, science and the humanities. Some universities offer degrees in specialist fields – such as medicine, agriculture, engineering, etc.
Living experience adds a part to the learning experience. The high standard of living at reasonable price, security, warm and welcoming climate and equally hospitable New Zealanders impart an astounding living experience in New Zealand.
An international student on a valid student visa enrolled in a full-time programme may be able to work part-time for up to 20 hours a week and full-time during all scheduled holidays and/or during the Christmas and New Year holiday period.