Living Here.

Living Here: What is it like to live in New Zealand? Find out more about the country and the lifestyle which it has to offer.

Great Safety

The Global Peace Index Reveals that New Zealand is the 3rd Most Peaceful Country in the world. The crime rate is quite low. It is much lower compared to those in many other countries.

You will feel completely safe and be able to focus on your studies. You will certainly enjoy life in New Zealand to the fullest.

Settling in

New Zealand has great cultural diversity. The local people are open, friendly and always willing to help. Different lifestyles, opinions and ideas are embraced.

As an international student in New Zealand, you will get all the care and support which you require. All education providers accepting international student adhere to the Code of Practice for Pastoral Care, which contains guidelines on how these student should be looked after. The Code covers accommodation and provision of information in addition to pastoral care. It helps to ensure that international students feel safe and comfortable in the country.

Modern Cities and Beautiful Nature

The cities of New Zealand offer superb shopping, dining and entertainment opportunities. The country has gorgeous scenery as well. It is known for its natural wonders. There are many things to see and do during your stay.

Perfect Study-Life Balance

You will have sufficient time to prepare for lectures, classes and exams and to relax and have fun. New Zealand offers excellent balance between studying and playing. Many students say that it is the best in the world. It is great to live in an urban environment, which offers direct access to all modern amenities, and to be close to wide open spaces which offer fabulous opportunities for recreation.

Healthy Lifestyle

New Zealand is a place to enjoy a healthy lifestyle based on a balanced diet and plenty of physical activity. The country is known for preserving its natural resources and to producing food of high quality.

The natural parks and reserves and their tracks, trails, beaches, rivers and lakes give you the opportunity to enjoy the fresh air and do sports like cycling, hiking, swimming and kayaking. No place in the country is more than 120 kilometres away from the sea. You can take advantage of the urban parks and sports facilities as well. You can also try adventure sports like bungee jumping, mountain biking, horseback riding and white-water rafting

Diverse Cultural Events

Many famous musicians, artists, filmmakers and designers live and work in New Zealand. You can enjoy concerts, movie premiers, theatre and dance performances and various festivals throughout the country.

There are many museums and galleries which you can visit.

The Weather

The climate of New Zealand is temperate. There are four seasons - spring, summer, autumn and winter. During the summer and parts of the spring and autumn, the weather is warm and dry. It never gets too cold during the winter. The weather tends to be mild and wet. If you go high up in the mountains, you can find snow-covered slopes and parks where you can enjoy skiing and snowboarding.