10 reasons to study in new zealand

Vibrant, modern cities

Enjoy live music, theatre, film, dance, free festivals or international sports games in any of our major cities.


New Zealand’s landscape is beautiful and varied. Within hours you can travel from sandy beaches to snow-covered mountains to lush forests.

Make new friends

New Zealanders are friendly and welcoming. Kiwis love to learn about other cultures and make new friends.

Experience it together

You’ll have other international students to share your experience with. More than118,300 international students studied in New Zealand in 2017.

An island nation

Nowhere in New Zealand is more than 128 kilometres(80 miles) from the ocean, and we have plenty of safe, swimmable beaches.

Prepare for the future

New Zealand is ranked top in the world for preparing students for the future, and earned full marks in the categories of teacher education and curriculum framework for future skills.

Worldwide Educating for the Future Index.

Quality of living

New Zealand ranked 1st in the 2016 global Prosperity Index, a worldwide survey that judges the education, safety and security, personal freedom and natural environment of 149 countries.


Unique wildlife

While studying here you may see penguins, dolphins, whales, seals and, if you’re lucky, our national icon – the kiwi.

Must do experiences

Tick off those must-do experiences on your bucket list. Visit Hobbitonand the Lord of the Rings filming locations, try bungyjumping or ride the rapids in a jet boat. Adventure waits!.

Top 500

All eight New Zealand universities are ranked in the world’s top 500.

QS World University Rankings.

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  • Population:4.5million
  • North and South Island
  • English speaking
  • Part of the Commonwealth
major industries
  • Agriculture – meat and dairy products
  • Honey (especially Manuka)
  • Horticulture – wine
  • Forestry
  • Tourism
  • Hospitality and hotels
  • Construction
  • Film and television production
  • Most Education Providers have homestay or apartment options available
maori people
  • Maori are the native people of New Zealand
  • Maori language and English are the official languages of NZ
  • Maori carving, tattoo, weaving, songs and dance
major cities
  • Auckland
  • Hamilton
  • Tauranga
  • Rotorua
  • Wellington
  • Christchurch
  • Queenstown
  • Dunedin
New Zealand education levels
New Zealand qualifications framework(NZQF)

The NZQF is divided into 10 levels, and covers a range of qualifications from certificates to doctoral degrees. The levels are based on how complex the learning is, with a level 1 certificate the least complex.

At secondary school, students work towards NCEA (National Certificate of Educational Achievement), which covers levels 1 to 3 of the NZQF.

After secondary school, students who want to continue their study at a tertiary level can choose from a number of education options ranging from universities to polytechnics, private training establishments, industry training organisations and more. Students may need to finish secondary school to study at this level.

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