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Study in New Zealand

Updated: Jan 11, 2021

Have you ever wondered why New Zealand is one of the favorite destinations to study for students from across the globe? Well, New Zealand is one of the safest and most beautiful countries in the world that makes the immigrants settle smoothly in the country. Kiwis are known to be friendly and down to earth.

We need to address the societal well being of our nation not just the economic well-being- Jascinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand

The education system of New Zealand is recognized globally for its quality, and NZ is home to some of the top-ranked universities in the world. The cost of living is comparatively low, but the standard of living is par excellence compared to other countries.


New Zealand is an island in the southwestern Pacific Ocean that consists of two main landmasses- North Island and South Island. Auckland, Dunedin, Christchurch, Hamilton, Tauranga, Rotorua, and the capital city Wellington are the main cities in New Zealand.


The climate of New Zealand is temperate. The north has a subtropical climate during summers, whereas the south can be as cold as -10 degrees C during winters.

Living in New Zealand

New Zealand is one of the safest countries in the world according to the global peace index. Also, one of the most immigrant-friendly nations. It is rated as one of the most corrupt-free countries in the world by international surveys. The culture is a mix of Maori and European. However, it is a multi-cultural society as it is home to people from different cultures.

As New Zealand has a shortage of skilled workers, the NZ government is looking for skilled workers from overseas to work in New Zealand. One can check the skill shortage list released on the New Zealand government website to see the jobs that areindemand.

Moreover, New Zealand has a wide range of natural landscapes ranging from green slopes to snow-capped mountains and beautiful beaches. New Zealanders are very laid-back people and enjoy their outdoor life. They believe in balancing time between work and family and spends considerable time in outdoor activities. According to HSBC’s survey, New Zealand was rated sixth in the world for work-life balance.

Education in New Zealand

New Zealand takes pride in creating some of the top-notch institutions in the world. All the eight universities in New Zealand ranks in the top 500 universities in QS ranking. The standard of education in New Zealand has always been at the top compared to other countries for its quality and consistency. The curriculum of New Zealand focuses both on academic and practical learning. Most of the universities in New Zealand has high-quality research facility for its students. Compared to other study destinations, the cost of education is reasonable and affordable for students from India.

Top Universities in New Zealand

These universities listed above are ranked among the top 500 universities in the world by QS ranking. Well, these universities admit only those students who have an excellent academic background. Students must have scored above 80 % to get admission to these universities. Most of the universities have an application fee that would be around 100 to 150 NZD. as it differs from university to university. The IELTS score should be 6.5 overall with no band less than 6. The individual score could vary based on the admission requirement of a program.

Other popular colleges in New Zealand

Entry Requirements

The students must have scored a minimum of 50% in their previous academics to be eligible for admission in these colleges and universities. However, the colleges in New Zealand do accept 45 % and above based on the profile of the student. The IELTS score is based on the academic requirement of each program.

These colleges mentioned above have campuses in various locations. Please check with your counselor to know more about the program details running in those campuses if you have any location preference.

Top Courses

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Accounting & Finance

Veterinary Science



Information Technology

Tuition Fee for Undergraduate/ Masters

The tuition fee depends on the duration of the program. For an undergraduate program, the average tuition fee for an international student would be between 20000 NZD to 35000 NZD per annum. Most of the undergraduate programs are for three years. Masters would cost 25000 NZD to 45000 NZD per annum. It is generally 1.5 years to 2 years. New Zealand universities and colleges also offer graduate diplomas and postgraduate diplomas in various programs. The fee structure would range from 17000 NZD to 22000 NZD

To know more about New Zealand education and university details, please contact crozroadz at 8147245160 or email

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