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Why New Zealand

It is said that every day in the world begins in New Zealand. The reason being that, New Zealand is located right at the edge of the world in the South western Pacific Ocean and is the first place to see the sun rise. New Zealand is around the size of Great Britain and Japan. Green hills to golden sand beaches then rain forest all within few hours’ drive.  The climate in New Zealand is temperate with temperature between 10 to 15ºC in winters and 20 to 30ºC in summers.

New Zealand is increasingly becoming the first choice for education for international students. New Zealand Education system is based on the British education system. The University of Auckland features in the top 100 universities in the QS world university rankings and the University of Otago in the top 200.

Having said all that below are some of the points that attract students towards New Zealand as a study destination:

1. Safe and peaceful environment:
New Zealand has received No.1 ranking on GPI for two consecutive years. With just a little over 4 million people in New Zealand as compared to the 20 million population of Mumbai alone, New Zealand is one of the safest places on the planet with high quality living conditions. Their government is very stable and New Zealand has never seen wars. They do not have a high crime rate and is the first country to declare itself as a nuclear free zone

2. Very cost effective:
The best part about studying in New Zealand is that it is the most cost effective study destination as compared to most places like USA, UK, Australia or Canada. The tuition fees are much lower and so is the cost of living. It therefore gives a student the best of both worlds i.e. quality education that is at par with the world and at the same time saves on costs.

3. Employment prospects and Post study work options:
If a student successfully completes their education they are entitled to a “Job search visa” in New Zealand for the period of a year. If a student gets a job in their field of education in New Zealand they are entitled to a 2 years’ work visa. With a skill shortage across various sectors in the New Zealand labour market, fresh graduates are in high demand in New Zealand.

4. Study while you work
Students, who are pursuing a course that is 12 month or longer, are eligible to work part time while studying; i.e. 20 hours per week when the course is in session and fulltime during vacations.

5. Beautiful, green and an adventurous country

New Zealand has a reputation for adventure tourism and offers the thrill of white water rafting and skiing to abseiling, mountain biking and snowboarding, bungee jumping, skydiving and much more! What makes all this possible is the pristine outdoors of New Zealand i.e. with its volcanoes, high snow-covered mountains, spectacular lakes, and white sandy beaches, is a land of unparalleled beauty.

6. Assured Quality education
The New Zealand government has set a quality assurance system in place that ensures the government and students invest in quality education.

7. Research opportunities at local fees
New Zealand universities offer a wide variety of research opportunities to students. Doctoral programs are available to international students too and it is a fully research based course. PHD students pay local fees or domestic fees as opposed to international fees which is a benefit provided to them.

8. Supportive learning environment
Last but not the least, international students find that universities in New Zealand provide a very supportive learning environment to them. The “International Office” in tertiary institutions provides a high quality support service to help you adjust to your new environment and successfully complete your studies.

Top Universities and Institutes:


  • The University of Auckland
  • Auckland University of Technology
  • University of Otago
  • University of Canterbury
  • Victoria University of Wellington
  • Massey University
  • Lincoln University
  • University of Waikato
  • Auckland University of Technology
  • Lincoln University
  • AIS St. Helens, Auckland
  • Unitec
  • Manukau Institute of Technology
  • Cornell Institute of Business & Technology
  • WELTEC, Wellington
  • CPIT
  • NMIT
  • NSIA
  • Aoraki Polytechnic
  • Bay of Plenty Polytechnic
  • Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT)
  • Northland Polytechnic (NorthTec)
  • Southern Institute of Technology (SIT)
  • Otago Polytechnic
  • Tai Poutini Polytechnic
  • The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand
  • Universal College of Learning (UCOL)
  • Waiariki Institute of Technology
  • Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec)
  • Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki (WITT)
  • Whitireia Community Polytechnic
  • Cornell Institute of Business & Technology
  • Imperial College of New Zealand
  • International College of Auckland  (ICA)
  • International Travel College of New Zealand
  • Pacific International Hotel Management School
  • The Professional Bar & Restaurant School (PBRS)
  • Royal Business College  


  • Study cost in New Zealand varies from course to course and Institute to Institute.
  • An Undergraduate level which includes Diploma, Bachelors and Graduate diploma can cost anywhere between NZ$ 15000 to NZ $ 25000 per year.
  • The Masters and Postgraduate diploma can cost NZ$ 18,000 to NZ$ 36,000per year.
  • Living cost in New Zealand will vary between NZ $ 10,000 to NZ $ 12,000 per year.

Job Opportunities

New Zealand offers a range of opportunities and the scope to grow in your career. The computer software development industry, film, television and commercial production industry, services like banking, finance, advertising, property, tourism & hospitality, and food processing. The manufacturing sector has shown strong export performance growth, which has encouraged investment and employment growth.


1. Can I work Part Time while studying?

Yes, 20 hours per week when the course is in session and fulltime during vacations.

2. Is there a Post study work option or possibility of applying for PR?

If a student successfully completes their education they are entitled to a “Job search visa” in New Zealand for the period of a year. If a student gets a job in their field of education in New Zealand they are entitled to a 2 years’ work visa. If you have the required skills and job you can even apply for Permanent residence.

3. What are the general entry requirements for Universities?

GMAT is required for an MBA in most universities, apart from these students need to have cleared IELTS test for English language. Entry requirements differ from Universities and institutes the counsellors at Kaaiser will be able to guide you according to your profile.

4. When should I start the application process?

It is advisable to start an application process minimum of 6 months in advance

5. When do I need to pay my fees?

You need to pay your fees for New Zealand colleges only after you get you AIP or visa approval.

6. What are the possibilities of getting a scholarship? How do I apply for them?

The counselors at Kaaiser will be able to guide you about the same.

7. What are the intakes in New Zealand?

Main Intakes are Feb and July however some colleges may offer Sept intakes as well.


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Universities across New Zealand offer education in many fields and also give you opportunity to study in the world’s best institutions.

  • Arts & Design
  • Business Administration
  • Finance & Economics
  • Engineering
  • Fashion & Textile
  • Hotel Management, Culinary/Pastry/Cookery
  • Information Technology
  • Management & Commerce
  • Physical Education and Sports
  • Psychology, Counseling and Social Sciences
  • Research, PHD
  • Medical, Nursing, Pharmacy & Health
  • Mass Communication
  • Advertising  & Communication
  • Chef Program
  • Education
  • Environmental Science
  • Finance & Commerce
  • Informatics and Business Systems
  • Law
  • Dentistry & Health
  • Politics and Policy
  • Tourism
  • Science & Technology
  • Sports Management
  • Public Administration

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