An island country that comprises of the North & South islands along with many smaller and awe inspiring land masses, New Zealand is situated in the southwest Pacific Ocean. A unique blend of diverse cultural heritage that includes European and Maori with some effects from Asia can be found in New Zealand. Friendly faces in addition to excellent health standards and low crime rates ensures that your experience in New Zealand is inviting, pleasant and a home away from home feeling. Prime educational opportunities provided by universities consisting of large and small schools of high standards, offer a comprehensive range of subjects to study. New Zealand universities are ranked in the top 5% of global educational institutions and are highly regarded by employers worldwide. A learning environment where the students are encouraged to be resourceful, independent and perform creatively.
An opportunity to enhance your peer-to-peer learning and interpersonal skills since you will be sharing your ideas with people from all over the world. Students are allowed to work part time for 20 hours per week on study visas and full time during the vacations. New Zealand also offers the option to stay back in the country and look for job opportunities, for students involved in research/doctoral programes.
There are numerous avenues for activities apart from academics that include the island sanctuaries and active volcanoes in the North and the massive Southern Alps in the South. Some of the popular courses among international students studying in Newzealand are;
- Hospitality Management
- Mechanical Engineering
- Computer Science