About New Zeland
The vast array of opportunities, the wonderful lifestyle and with youth as a large part of the society, New Zealand is one of the most sought after educational destinations in the world. The group of islands has two main islands, the North and the South. The country located in south west Pacific is a great place to study, find employment and reside.
The out-worldly beauty of its landscapes attracts tourists from every where and offers them a huge range of adventure activities, skiing, geothermal activities, mighty natural landforms such as waterfalls, mountains and glaciers. The place also has a vibrant cultural scene with a great lifestyle made much more loveable by the friendly inhabitants.
Their economy is based on International trade of agricultural, forestry and mining related produce. While Wellington is the capital, Auckland is the largest city.
WHY NEW ZEALAND?
At a reasonable cost, you can get world class education here, along with a great standard of living. The place is quite cosmopolitan offering new courses and up to date market relevant education. There is a lot to appreciate here for students.
Safe and Harmonious
The friendly people here make it one of the safest places in the world. The government proactively safeguards its people. The law ensures freedom of expression and speech, and the law & order situation here is very peaceful.
A country with varied entertainment and leisure activities, there is something to appeal to everyone. So take up hiking, relax by the beach, shop till you drop and explore cultural entertainment, you will be spoilt for choice.
The market economy of New Zealand is excellent with thriving international trade ties.
Based on the British system, the government here is quite stable with Queen Elizabeth II as the head of state.
As in India, New Zealand’s three tier education system has primary, secondary and tertiary education. The cost of education here ranges between NZ$15,000-$25,000 per annum for undergraduate to NZ$30,000-$40,000 per annum for postgraduate education.
On the Transparency International Corruption Perception Index, it is the highest rated, making it the least corrupt.
Reasonable Cost of Living
International students, many a times, can opt for campus stay or home stay or off campus accommodation. Being within easy reach of campus, students get the benefit of affordable accommodation without having to spend on commute.
It gets mild weather with summer, autumn and winter making for variance in temperature.
Skilled People in Demand
It is a dream destination for anyone looking for work opportunities as there is a shortage of skilled manpower, it is listed on the Long Term Skill Shortage List (LTSSL). You can choose your line of work from amongst medicine, engineering, IT and a host of others.