New Zealand is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. The country geographically comprises two main landmasses—the North Island, and the South Island —and around 600 smaller islands.
New Zealand is fast becoming an education hub for students who want to study abroad, it has one of the best and accredited education systems (the British system), a high number of research opportunities, excellent infrastructure, friendly citizens and unrivaled standard of living.
Highlighted below are some of the reasons to study in New Zealand
• Global Recognition of the Education System
New Zealand has 8 universities where you can enroll to study your desired curriculum. The universities score very high points in the world university rankings consistently. Its courses are accredited all over the world, which brings opportunities to work anywhere in the world. The regulatory body also ensures that the Universities maintain excellent qualification standard and have sufficient and standard infrastructures to enroll international students.
• Teaching Methodology
The education system in New Zealand is influenced by the policy of the UK education system. New Zealand universities are dedicated to teaching with the involvement of research, which encourages students to deal with situations logically, critically, independently, and also in teams. Classroom sessions are used to solve real-life problems.
• Easy entry requirements
Unlike many other countries, New Zealand universities, getting admission is not so competitive, the New Zealand government has invested heavily in higher education over the years, which make them have more capacity admit enough students. Students with moderate grades can easily get admitted for an undergraduate degree with minimal entry requirements.
• Affordable Tuition and low cost of living
The cost of enrolling at a University In New Zealand is quite low compared to other advanced countries, which makes it among the most low-cost education destinations in the world. New Zealand has a comparatively low cost of living, food easily available at reasonable prices and a wide variety of student accommodation options. Public transport is also moderately priced, offering easy access to rivers, lakes, forests, and beaches for the recreational opportunities they provide.
• Pleasant Weather
New Zealand has pleasant weather and temperature throughout the year, slightly wet and mild winters with temperatures that average 10 degrees centigrade are the norm in the country. Snow is not so common at lower altitudes but prevalent at higher altitudes. Summers bring the temperature up to 25 degrees centigrade with a warm and dry climate.
Since New Zealand lies in the Southern Hemisphere, winter lasts from June to August, summer lasts from December to February whereas spring and fall bring out cool temperatures and less rainfall.
• Opportunities for Work while studying
New Zealand allows all international students to work for 20 hours per week while in an ongoing semester and full-time hours for breaks. This policy makes it possible for people who have the time and interest to work part-time to earn cash for financing their education.
• The Natives of New Zealand
The natives of New Zealand (Kiwis), are some of the warmest and hospitable people you would come across anywhere in the world. Meeting new people comes naturally to them as they are frequent travelers themselves.
• Safety, Peace, and Stability
New Zealand, standing as an isolated island in the vast expanse of the Pacific Ocean, is a beacon of safety, security, and peace for the world marred by conflicts and disputes. As a student going to pursue higher studies in New Zealand, you can expect to have similar rights as its citizens.
On Aug. 6, 2019 John Karren wrote:
Good read. Thanks