Study in New Zealand

There are top reasons which encourage international students to pursue higher education in New Zealand, both including academic as well as post-study work options. From being lower in terms of studying costs, availability of numerous scholarships to ease of finding a job and working while in New Zealand are some of the major reasons.

A quick informative glance before you plan

Before you set to begin your preparation for studying in the UK, here are some facts that you must know. 




5.1 Million



International Students


Universities and College


Dial Code



NZ Dollars


$201 Billion

Time Zone

GMT +13

Admission Requirements

A consolidated list of all the major documents that you need before applying to an university in US

Copy of a valid passport
Proof of English proficiency (TOEFL/IELTS test scores)
Higher secondary score for UG Program, GRE/GMAT for PG programs
Academic Transcripts from the previous study
Minimum academic record of 65% and above in Class XII will be required
Academic Reference Letters, the number of reference letters depends from university to university
Letters of recommendation from the employer/manager (if applicable)
Essays (if demanded by the university)
Portfolio (for specific courses)
Statement of Purpose (SOP)
Certificates of extracurricular activities
Evidence of funds
Medical insurance

Visa Options after Studying

Student visa is a kind of official document issued to students to help them enter different countries and pursue education. It is a type of non-immigrant visa and any prospective student who wants to pursue higher education in another country should get a student visa for that country. A student visa is a must to study aboard.

It is a multiple entry visa and remains valid till the time of completion of your study abroad.

Fee Paying Student

Type - Study

If you’re from overseas, you can apply for a visa to study full-time in New Zealand. You’ll need to pay the full cost of your courses and enroll with an approved education provider. While you are there, you can enjoy New Zealand’s high-quality teaching standards and gain internationally recognised qualifications.

Exchange Student

Type - Study

This visa is for the students who are part of an approved student exchange scheme and you want to study full-time in New Zealand for more than 3 months.

Post-study Work

Type - Work

This visa is for you, if you have completed an acceptable qualification in New Zealand, and you would like to get a job here too. You must have completed an acceptable qualification. You must apply no later than 3 months after the end of your student visa (or 6 months, if you were studying for a doctorate). You must have at NZ $4,200 to live on while you’re in New Zealand.

Skilled Migrant Category Resident

Type - Work

This visa is for you if you want to live in New Zealand permanently and you have skills that can contribute to New Zealand’s economic growth. Your application is more likely to be accepted if you have employment in an area in which New Zealand has a skills shortage.


UC International First-Year Scholarships
Climate Change Science and Policy (MCCSP) at Victoria University Wellington
ADB Scholarships at University of Auckland
Public Health (MPH) at the University of Auckland
University of Otago International Research Masters Scholarships
Victoria Masters Scholarships
International Rural Development (MRD) at Lincoln University
University of Waikato International Excellence Scholarships
Disaster Risk and Resilience (MDRR) at the University of Canterbury
Bayer Boost Environmental Scholarship Scheme
The University of Canterbury’s College of Engineering Scholarship
Lincoln University Academic Scholarships
A C Rayner Memorial Scholarship
The Eamon Molloy Memorial Scholarship

Cost of Living

For an average lifestyle, the cost of living is generally low


$6051 - $14932


$4641 - $8297


$779 - $4286


$1192 - $2498

Careers in US

Popular Careers in US are

Law and Legal Studies
Engineering and Technology
Medicine and Life Sciences
Natural Sciences
Arts and Humanities
Social Sciences