Study in NZ.

There are many reasons to pick New Zealand for your higher education.

At the same time, you have to be completely certain about the quality of the education which you will receive.You can rest assured that the higher education institutions in New Zealand adhere to the highest standards in this field. The qualifications are recognised and welcomed by employers from around the globe.

High Quality Teaching

Our universities have small classes in which each student receives personal attention. All courses including first-year ones are taught by academic staff with extensive experience and recognised achievement. Most staff members do research in addition to teaching.
They come from different parts of the world and stay up to date with the latest trends in their academic fields and in education as a whole. Upon the completion of your studies, you will have the knowledge and skills necessary to qualify for the best entry-level jobs in your field provided by the top employers.

International Recognition

All universities in the country have found a place in the 2013/2014 QS World Top 500 rankings. They are in the Top 50 in 18 different subjects which include computer science, law, accounting and finance, civil engineering and structural engineering, agriculture and forestry and psychology.

Affordability

The tuition fees charged by the universities in New Zealand are quite affordable, especially compared to those in other popular destinations for higher education. In addition to the competitive tuition fees, you can expect low living costs. The returns on the investment which you make will be extremely high.

Excellent Career Opportunities

The educational qualifications obtained in New Zealand are recognised by private and institutional employers worldwide. As a degree holder, you will have the theoretical and practical knowledge and skills required by employs plus the creative and flexible thinking which will make you stand out and advance in your career.

Safe and Modern Country

New Zealand has a population of just over 4 million. It is a safe and peaceful country. It has one of the lowest crime rates in the world. It is politically and economically stable. It has outgoing and welcoming people who are part of a culturally diverse society.

Perfect Recreation

New Zealand is a natural wonderland. The country is known for its sandy beaches, picturesque mountains, diverse land and marine wildlife and many natural parks. You can readily enjoy a variety of sports and recreational activities from cycling and hiking to sailing, rafting and paragliding. The country is just 1,600 kilometres long and has a well developed transport network so you will be able to explore its beauty fully.

Opportunities for Permanent Settling

Upon the successful completion of your studies in New Zealand, you will automatically receive a 12-month Work Permit, which can usually be directly obtained from the education instruction. With it, you will be able to take up any full-time job.

If you want to obtain New Zealand Permanent Residency (PR), you will need to get a job, which matches your educational qualification and its respective subject area. If you do this, you will obtain a 24-month Work Permit with all accompanying rights including access to the free healthcare services under the public health system. Once you hold the permit, you can apply for permanent residency, which is typically granted within 6 months.

If you have a job in a field which is different from that of your course, you can still generate considerable returns on your investment in higher education in New Zealand by working in the country for 12 month. You will gain valuable experience which will be of great advantage to you when you go back to India or move to another country. You can obtain more information at www.immigration.govt.nz.

Easy and Applicant-Friendly Visa Process

As long as you have backed your application with detailed explanation of why you have chosen the particular course of study in the respective university, you will have excellent chances of getting a visa. The application success rate is much higher compared to those in other countries where international students choose to study. You can rely on the assistance of AKO New Zealand Consultants with the selection of a course and with writing a Statement of Purpose (SOP) which is required by the Immigration Department of New Zealand. You can expect a favourable decision.

Quality Control

Universities New Zealand is the body responsible for the quality of the academic programmes which are offered by the higher education institutions in the country. The body is responsible for approving the different programmes and for ensuring that the education standards set in the country are maintained.

The Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics are owned and managed by the state. They must adhere to strict standards for quality which are set by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA). The same applies to private training providers including English language schools. There is a directly accessible up-to-date NZQA report on each and every institution regulated by this authority. You must ensure that the school which you select is NQZA registered and that your preferred programme is approved. The Immigration Department of New Zealand issues visas only to international students who plan to enrol in approved programmes.