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New Ideas. Experience. Adventure Your Study Guide

New Zealand - Destination to Study... Work... Migrate!! New Zealand, a beautiful and unique country in the South Pacific,where exciting things are happening in Education. New Zealand is becoming the first choice for an increasing number of international students seeking quality education & to explore new ideas in pioneering programmes that will put them at the front in the world job markets of the future. New Zealand universities, colleges and institutions offer students a unique learning environment. This is supported by an integrated education system in which students attending New Zealand schools find it easy to make the transition to the next level of education. Why Study In New Zealand? GLOBALLY RECOGNISED QUALIFICATION

Students who have studied are earning a reputation of being called innovative thinkers and are being addressed as “The New World Class”. It has a progressive education system with state of art facilities. Qualifications are internationally recognized.There are wide range of study opportunities, including state administered primary, secondary schools, universities, polytechnics, colleges of education and private training establishments. The NZQA assures the quality of programme offered by state institutions and a private establishment, which in turn ensures that programmes offered in New Zealand, maintains international recognition. EQUALLY STRONG FOCUS ON ACADEMICS AND WELFARE

Most of the universities have been taking International students for the last 50 - 60 years and hence have gained a multicultural/national perspective offering a balanced curriculum which finds relevance in work places around the world. The same perspective enables it to offer excellent welfare services to students from around the world. The polytechnics in NZ are known for the programs which are “Ready to Enter the Job Markets”. BEST OF BOTH WORLD" QUALIFICATIONS The best thing about studying in NZ is that the expenses involved are comparatively less than the other major destinations viz. USA, UK, Canada

or Australia. In fact it is almost 50% less than that of USA and UK. Coupled with the lesser costs and International recognition of its qualification, NZ essentially offers "Best of Both Worlds" qualifications. Kiwi Life : Even though the country might be small the people think big. The people popularly known as Kiwi s are renowned for their hospitality and their love for sports and the outdoors.


Student who has completed a qualification or qualifications in New Zealand, but does not have a job offer may be eligible for a Post-study work visa-open for a maximum of 12 months. Then, when student has found a job can apply for a further visa for up to two or three years under the Study to Work category. To be eligible for a Post-study work visa students are required to meet certain conditions that can be found at http://www. ENGLISH WIDELY SPOKEN As English is the day-to-day language in NZ, Indian students find it very easy to study, live and interact in NZ. Moreover the NZ accent is easy to



New Zealand enjoys temperate climate which is moderated by the sea's surrounding it. This-results in mild summers and cool winters. This excellent climate encourages all sorts of outdoor sports and activities.One can indulge in sports as varied from Football, cricket to White water rafting and Bungee jumping. In fact it is widely accepted fact that NZ enjoys one of the most favorable climates in the world. It enjoys the four distinct seasons, viz, summer (Nov. to March), autumn (March to June), winter (June to Sept.) & spring (Sept. to Nov.) & hence people enjoy high quality living conditions. CLEAN, GREEN AND SAFE COUNTRY

New Zealand offers a safe learning environment. It is the first country in the world to declare itself as a nuclear free zone. The environment is green, clean and uncrowded with a small populations and wide open spaces. CODE OF PRACTICE

A code of practice that ensures protection of international students welfare by all education providers came into force in 2002. Only signatories to the code will be allowed to enroll international students. Ensuring that New Zealand education providers act fairly and reasonably when recruiting students, the Code gives prospective students that they can trust the institution in which they choose to enroll. QUALITY ASSURANCE To ensure that both the Government and individuals are investing in quality education, training and assessment, the Government has set up nationally recognized processes of quality assurance. There are a number of governments appointed bodies responsible for approving qualifications in New Zealand and for the quality that determines the delivery of qualifications. These bodies are: New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) Responsible for approving and registering all courses and national qualifications offered at polytechnics and priva1te training establishments. New Zealand Vice-Chancellor's Committee (NZVCC) Responsible for approving all diplomas, undergraduate and graduate programmes offered by New Zealand universities. 2

Universities in New Zealand

University education was established in New Zealand in 1870 and has a similar tradition to the British university system. There are eight statefunded universities in New Zealand, all of them internationally respected for their academic and research performance. In addition to a centrally co-ordinated system of quality assurance audits at both institution and programme level, each university undertakes internal quality checks. All New Zealand universities offer a broad range of subjects in Arts, Commerce and Science. Each has developed its own specialist subjects such as Medicine, Engineering, Veterinary Science. Computer Studies, Agriculture and Environmental Studies, Sports-Science, Biotechnology, Architecture etc. Bachelors, Master’s and Doctoral degrees are offered by all New Zealand universities. A range of under graduate and postgraduate diplomas is also available, along with honours programmes (usually requiring an additional year of study).

Polytechnics in New Zealand

New Zealand Polytechnics, and Institutes of Technology, are state funded and provide education and training at all levels ranging from introductory studies through to full degree programmes. A few of them offer PG programmes as well. Polytechnics and Institutes of Technology are efficient tertiary providers offering programmes which can be both academically and vocationally focused. Due to their active engagement with industry, employers and g overnment agencies they provide programmes which are of a high academic standard and are relevant to the rapidly changing workforce on a global basis. Polytechnics offer diverse courses like Arts and Design, Travel & Tourism, Hospitality etc.

Private Degree Providers

In 1989, amendments to the Education Act in New Zealand enabled the private tertiary sector to award degrees through the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA). The key to the legitimacy of the private degree providers is their relationship with the NZQA which has responsibility for course accreditation. The mission of the private degree providers is to provide a quality service to their students and a range of skills of value in the work environment.

Private Training Providers (PTEs)

Private training establishments are registered and their courses approved by NZQA. Institutions and schools in this sector provide a range of colurses including English language, aviation flight training, air traffic control, english, business computing, dance, design and arts, religious studies, travel and tourism and training for the hospitality industry.

Undergraduate Study in New Zealand

At most New Zealand universities the course of study for a Bachelor's degree consists of a prescribed number of units, papers or courses. In each subject there are usually first-year (stage I or 100-level), second-year (stage 2 or 200 level) and third-year (stage 3 or 300 level) courses. A second year course may be commenced only after prescribed passes in the subject at stage I and a thirdyear course only after required passes in the subject at stage 2. In each subject the student is required to attend a given number of lectures, tutorials and/or laboratory periods per week. In some courses field trips provide opportunities for on-site study of natural phenomena or social processes. These learning contacts are supplemented by persona l reading and research. Students are expected to develop independent study skills with a minimum of professional supervision. Grades given in tests, assignments and practical work count towards the final grade for a course. Most courses have a final written examination held either at midyear (June) or the end of the academic year (October/November).

Post Graduate Study in New Zealand The first degree a student is able to gain in New Zealand is as elsewhere, a Bachelors degree. With a completed Bachelor's degree, a graduate may be able to go on to a Masters degree. These degrees may be awarded with Honours, an indication both of the challenge the course presents and of the student's achievement in it.

Graduate Diploma

A one-year, full-time course of study for graduates. It does not always require its students to have prior learning or experience in the subject matter of the diploma

Postgraduate Diploma

A one-year full-time study, designed for graduates, which builds on the subject matter in the academic field of the previous degree.

Master's Degree

The Master's degree is open to those who have completed a Bachelors degree. The course of study is usually of one or two year's full-time study or its equivalent in part - time study. The work required normally builds upon the prior knowledge gained in the major part of the Bachelor's degree, and most or all of it is in that discipline. It is at a more advanced level. That is normally reflected in the content of the work; in the mode of teaching which is likely to emphasis seminar presentation; and in provision of research experience for the candidate. A thesis is an account of a substantial piece of research. Many master's degrees include a thesis component, and in some cases, particularly those which are taken after a four year Bachelors (Honours) course, the degrees may be thesis-only. However increasingly Masters' degrees by papers, or papers plus research, are becoming available. The successful student is expected to show, as the title implies, a real grasp of the subject, demonstrated by an understanding of the discipline, a capacity to reflect upon it, and an ability to undertake research into it.



New Zealand Doctoral Research scholarships are a significant educational opportunity. Doctorate programmes generally take at least 3 years of full time study to complete. It is a fully research based degree. PHD students pay domestic tuition fee which is a ‘benefit’ of fee difference from international fees to domestic fees . Scholarships are also awarded to the students on the basis of academic merit and research ability by the university. The scholarships doctoral degree by research in New Zealand universities. The scholarship funding covers international tuition fee, a monthly living allowance, travel, health, insurance, books and thesis allowance.

Academic Year

The academic year is from mid / late February to early November and most Universities have 2 semesters with a holiday of 4 weeks in June. Each University operates slightly different dates and some also offer summer school in the main holiday period in November to February. Intakes are February, May, July and sometimes in September with Universities. Polytechnic offers multiple intakes.

Application Procedure

New Zealand generally has 2 intakes. i.e. Feb. & July. It is suggested that you should start making applications in the month of August for the Feb intake. Universities generally take around 6 weeks to process an application as compare to Government Polytechnics or a private institute, which takes 2 to 7 working days. Immigration services again takes around 4 to 6 weeks to process a student visa application. Formal list of Documents neededfor making an application is available at our office, which is available free of charge.Documents are like resume,statement of purpose, mark sheets & certificates of X, XII, till Graduation or relevant degree transcripts in specific cases, Certificates of extra curricular activities and passport copy / birth certificate & 2 reference letters from colleges & employers.

English Language Requirements

All students must be fluent in English language to follow a course in New Zealand. There are many courses available at public and private institutions in New Zealand and elsewhere to assist international students reach the required level of English language competence.We can recommend waiver of IELTS / PTE wherever possible. A band of 5.5/6.0/6.5 for undergraduate & 6.5 / 7.5 for postgraduate courses is desirable


Most educational institutions in New Zealand will assist you in finding accommodation while studying in New Zealand. There are various types of accommodation which are available to international students. These are like Halls of residence / Students Hostel, Homestay, Apartments / Flats. All students on finalising institution, should refer to its website for accommodation arrangements.

Health Insurance

It is strongly recommended that all international students obtain medical insurance cover because most temporary students are not entitled to publicly funded health services while in New Zealand. A condition of your student visa is that you must have an adequate allowance and this should include coverage of medical costs. It is costing generally between NZ$ 500 - NZ$ 600.

Student Visa

Immigration New Zealand is the sole agency of the NZ Government responsible for migration & entry to NZ. Student visa is required to enter the country to study a course more then 3 months duration, also the course opted should be offered by education institutions approved & registered with NZQA.Student is issued a visa for One year duration could be & easily extended onshore in New Zealand as per the duration of further course. Visit our Visa counselor for personal guidance & documentation requirement for a student visa. You can only get a student visa to study in a course at an education institution, which is registered and approved by the NZQA. Your student visa will be issued for the length of time your course tuition fees have been paid. You must have an unconditional offer of admission, which also guarantees that accommodation will be available, which are required with your visa application. Offer of Admission Letter does not Guarantee that a student will be issued a student visa by the immigration authorities. Student visa and permit information and application forms can be obtained from any New Zealand Immigration Service branch office within New Zealand or overseas (contact the nearest New Zealand High Commission or Embassy in Delhi). You can also obtain all relevant information and forms from the New Zealand Immigration Service website, How ever visit Turning Point counselor for personal guidance and the latest checklist.


Tuition fees

New Zealand provides high quality courses with high standard of living at lower cost than Australia, UK, and USA. The costs below will give you an idea of how much spending money you will need in New Zealand as it can vary from city to city. Tuition fees vary from programme to programme. Under Graduate Programmes

Arts / Humanities / Social Science / Commerce / Administration Management Computing / Mathematical Science Engineering & Technology -

Post Graduate Programmes Arts / Humanities / Social Science MBA & other Management programs Onwards Engineering -

Tuition fees (per year) 15,000 - 24,000 NZ$ 15,000 - 24,000 NZ$ 18,000 - 28,000 NZ$

18,000 - 28,000 NZ$ 25,000 - 45,000 NZ$ 28,000 - 35,000 NZ$

Living Expenses

Students can choose from Halls of Residence, Students Hostels, Dormitories, Homestay private apartments and flats. NZ$ 15,000 - 18,000 Per annum. This includes food, clothing, transport, entertainment and accommodation. Visa authorities expect a provision of NZ$ 15,000 towards living expenses.


International students enrolled in a tertiary programme of study are eligible to work up to 20 hours per week during the academic year. Students can work full time (40 hrs) in New Zealand only during the summer holidays. The average wage for part time jobs is between NZ$12 - NZ$15 per hour. International students who have graduated from a course in New Zealand that would gain points under the Skilled Migrant Category may apply for a grand job search visa. Eligible students partner may apply for a work permit, valid for the duration of the study course.


NZ industries work side by side to encourage and sustain the economic activity and the benefits it brings to the people of NZ. Over 60% of NZ GDP is generated by services. This includes : 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.

Bank Loans

Bank loans are easily available for higher studies. You need to have a collateral security. Interest varies from Bank to Bank.

Financial Assistance

Funds are required for living (rent, food, transport, etc) and course costs (books and research expenses inducting international literature searches and data collection) in addition to tuition fees. if you need additional financial support to your own or family resources, there are a number of possibilities worth exploring. Note that application for funding is a separate operation to applying. You may receive admission to study but not be successful in your application for funds. You will not be granted a scholarship without admission. These scholarships and funding sources are available: Scholarships offered by the New Zealand Government for Students from developing countries. These Overseas Development Assistance (NZODA) Postgraduate Scholarships cover airfares, accommodation and living expenses, as well as tuition fees. Please note that the number of scholarships awarded are very limited, and only students with exceptional grades will be considered. Application forms are available from the University International Centre or your New Zealand Diplomatic post. NZAID (New Zealand’s International Aid and Development Agency) is New Zealand s agency responsible for international assistance to developing countries . NZAID support for basic, post basic and tertiary education includes financial & technical assistance to strengthen existing higher education institutes and systems and the provision of scholarship for study in home country, regional and New Zealand institutions. NZDS, the programe under NZAID are for full time multi year courses in New Zealand for tertiary level studies through the public and open category. NZDS scheme covers tuition, orientation fees, economy fare, travel, a basic living allowance with the provision for accommodation expenses (paid through study institutes). Students from India can apply for NZDS open (via universities) categories.


Future Scope New Zealand Education is a strong pathway leading to migration opportunity:

. All students successfully completing a 2 yrs duration Diploma, Degree, PG course or course under the skilled shortage list gain Points towards Skilled Migrant category, for Permanent Residency. . Any student gaining points for Skilled Migrant category as mentioned above can apply for a Job Search Visa of 1 year where they can express for permanent residency. . On gaining Job offer within the period of Job Search student can either apply for 2 years Work Permit or Permanent Residency depending on their eligibility for SMC . Requirement of 2 years work experience is waived off if the student has NZ qualification. . Spouse of the students going for Post graduate courses or for courses listed in immediate or long term skill shortage could accompany on a work permit. . New Zealand Permanent Residency holder enjoys many benefits like subsidized tuition fees for higher education, low interest rates & easy loan. Occupations which are under Immediate or long term skill shortage list. (Please refer to for the updated list) Analytical Chemist Building Project Management Civil Cad (Computer Aided Draughting Designer) Construction & Maintenance Managers Dietician Electrical Engineering Technician Chef Food Technologist Information Technology Professional/Programmer IT Specialist Medical Radiation Technologist Montessori Teacher Orchard Foreman Physiotherapist Quantity Surveyor Secondary Teachers Traffic Planner Viticulturist

Architect Cardio / respiratory Technicians Clinical Research Associate Creative Industries Film Animators Early Childhood Education Electronics Product Engineer Farm Management (Broiler/Breeder) Graphic Artist Instrumentation Engineer Mechanical Engineering Technician Mining Engineer Nursing Orchard Manager Power Systems Engineer Specialist Petroleum Industry Social Workers University Lecturer Veterinarian

Frequently Asked Question

WHAT IS THE TIME FRAME FOR THE ADMISSION & VISA PROCESS ? Undergraduate applications are generally assessed quickly within 2 weeks time wherein PG applications could take 4 weeks for processing. Visa procedures for New Zealand are quick, where New Zealand Information Service supports decision of positive profile students in 15-30 working days.

WHAT ARE THE PART TIME WORK OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS & HOW MUCH CAN THEY EARN ? Students are allowed to work part time up to 20 hours per week. Most students work in Restaurants, Farms, Mall's, Marketing Executive's etc. Wages will range from NZ$ 12-15 approx WHAT ARE THE ACCOMMODATION ARRANGEMENTS? Some institutions may be able to arrange residential accommodation for students who are not staying with relatives or friends. However, you may wish to arrange accommodation for yourself. You should indicate whether or not you want assistance in finding accommodation when you apply to the institution. ARE DEPENDENTS ALLOWED TO COME ALONG? Your dependents, who may include a spouse and children may accompany you to New Zealand or join you later. They must apply for and meet the normal requirements for the type of visa required (visitor, work, or student). School aged dependants will be required to pay full fees for enrolment in primary and secondary courses of study. Visitor/Work visa applications are recommended to apply through licensed migration advisors.



I HAVE GOT A STUDENT VISA AND MY SPOUSE WANTS TO ACCOMPANY ME TO NEW ZEALAND. CAN HE / SHE APPLY FOR A WORK VISA? Your spouse can apply for a work visa only if you are doing a post graduate (Level 8) course in NZ or you are studying a course towards qualifications in Long term Skill Shortage List. Please refer to for more details on it.


You are eligible to apply for 12-months job search Visa within 3 months of the date of completion of your course in NZ but there are certain conditions to be eligible for this visa category.


If you get a full time Job offer in your relevant area of study then your visa status could be converted to Work Permit or Permanent Residency on your Eligibility based on the Skilled Migrant Category at that time. Such visa categories are to be discussed with a licensed migration advisor.

New Zealand Key Facts

Bungee Jumping, Jet Boating, White Water Rafting, Heli Skiing, Snow Boarding,Trail Bike Riding,Rugby, Cricket, Yachting, Gardening, Rock / Mountain Climbing, Golf etc.


Auckland, Hamilton Palmerston, North Wellington Christ Church, Wanganui Dunedin, Rotorua are some popular ones. SPORTS& RECREATION

SCENERY Snow capped mountain ranges Fiords, Glaciers, Lakes Wild rivers, Native forests Sandy beaches, broad plains Active Volcanos





Temperate - not too hot, not too cold not too wet, not too dry Moderated by the oceans North Island - winterless sometimes South Island - 4 definate seasons

Friendly Welcoming towards visitors Relaxed, informal English speaking

79.6% are from European Ethnic groups 14.5% are Maori 5% Pacific Island Polynesian 2.2% Chinese 1.2% Indian Total Population 4.2 Million

List of New Zealand Institutions students can choose to study.These are Institute of Technology and Polytecnics (ITPs) in New Zealand, WHY WWC ? which are very renowned. Students can also choose any of the . Over 20 years of Industry Experience Private Training Establishments (PTEs) also. List is available at . One stop solution to all your Education Abroad requirements. . Officially representing over 200 plus institutions worldwide WWC staff members.

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Aoraki Polytechnic Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology (CPIT) Eastern Institute of Technology (Hawkes Bay) (EIT) Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT) Northland Polytechnic (NorthTec) Otago Polytechnic (OP) Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) Tai Poutini Polytechnic The Open Polytechnic of New Zealand

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Please visit us for list of public & private intuitions in New Zealand. f for regular updates

Bay of Plenty Polytechnic (BOPP)

Unitec New Zealand

. Enjoying High Visa Success rate . Trained Agents by Education New Zealand . Member of AAERI since 1998 (Association of Australian Education Representatives in India)

FREE EXPERT GUIDANCE FOR SELECTION OF COURSE AND UNIVERSITY . Hosting direct interviews from university representatives . Comprehensive and unbiased information on various study options . 90% of our students are references from previous satisfied students & parents . We make no false promises . Our counsellors have been trained by the universities and relevant authorities ADMISSION FORMALITIES . Recommendations for University Applications . Special attention to your application . Highlighting areas essential for well-presented error free complete application . Exhaustive information brochures library, CD's and application forms, etc. . Students may enroll under the FREE IELTS / TOEFL / PTE Scheme* . Coaching on IELTS, TOEFL and PTE . Pre departure Orientation & Alumni Interaction . Assistance for On & Off Campus Accommodation and airport pickup VISA FORMALITIES

. Well stocked with visa application forms & visa updates. . Comprehensive personal guidance regarding completion of visa application forms.

. Verification & advice by specially trained counsellors with regards to preparation of financial documents in the manner recommended by the respective institutions and high commissions. Universal College of Learning (UCOL) Waiariki Institute of Technology Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec) Wellington Institute of Technology (Weltec) Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki (WITT)


. Complete guidance on Educational loans . Application fee waiver and assistance to submit online education loan applications

OTHER SERVICES IELTS Registration Centre for IDP and British Council Division Forex or Travel Currency Cards Discount on tickets and extra luggage Student Travel and Medical Insurance Global SIM cards

. . . . . Whitireia Community Polytechnic List of Universities in New Zealand Source:

Aukland University - Aukland University of Technology - Lincoln University - Massey University (Wellington / Palmerston North) - Victoria University of Wellington - University of Canterbury - University of Otago - Waikato University -

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