Study in New Zealand

Why study in New Zealand?

New Zealand is an emerging top destination for studying abroad. Here’s why!

Key facts of NZ are:

  • NZ has a globally recognized education system that serves as a gateway to more than 45 countries with total population of 45 lacks.
  • Booming sector- Hospitality, engineering, forestry, agriculture, environment sciences, IT, Health care, teaching, dairy farming.
  • NZ QA approved institutions providing education economically and serving the best quality in place.
  • Provides skill-based training and internship linked programs which eventually helps to retain interns on a large scale.
  • Huge job opportunities for people who want to study and migrate, with employment rate as high as 97% in some of the education providers, being less densely populated.
  • Spouse can accompany from Day one and gets full working rights
  • PHD students can study at domestic fees. Also, Children education is free from Post graduate Program onwards.
  • Triple Accredited Business Schools with internationally recognized degree.
  • Availability of multiple intakes
  • Part time work options available
  • 7 out of 8 universities ranked among the top 500 universities in the world.
  • Parliamentary Democracy, modeled on the UK governmental system.

Some of the top most universities which is catered by SIEC are:

  • University of Auckland
  • University of Canterbury
  • University of Otago
  • Lincoln University
  • Massey University

Study in New Zealand:

  • An excellent education system, internationally accredited qualifications, ample research opportunities and a matchless quality of life, New Zealand has a lot to offer.
  • New Zealand may not be the most well known of destinations, but it is highly regarded among international students for its high class education and desirable lifestyle. … Currently, New Zealand attracts as many as 90,000 international students every year.
  • All universities and colleges in New Zealand pay extreme attention to the safety of their students on campus. … Don’t worry, 24-hour security is provided at most campuses.
  • New Zealand provides abundant opportunities in research for students. The country boasts of highly experienced faculty, well-equipped laboratories, access to latest technology, equipments, and opportunities.
  • New Zealand schools have a fine international reputation. They are divided into public and private systems and expats are able to join either system.


  • Animation.
  • Engineering.
  • Medicine.
  • Business Studies.
  • Engineering Forestry.
  • Hospitality.
  • IT and Computer Science.
  • Agriculture.

What type of visa do you need to study in New Zealand?

  • Student visa – study in New Zealand for more than 3 months.
  • Visitor visa – study in New Zealand for up to 3 months.
  • NZeTA – study in New Zealand for up to 3 months from a visa-waiver country.
  • Pathway visa – study up to 3 pre-approved programmes.

Can I work in New Zealand while studying?

You can work up to 20 hours a week if you’re studying full time and: your course is at least 2 years long, or. you’re studying for a qualification that gives you points towards an application for a Skilled Migrant Category Resident Visa.

Post-study work visa:

If you study a qualification that is level 4 or higher on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework, you can apply for a post-study work visa. Depending on your qualification and where in New Zealand you studied, you can work for any employer for between 1 and 3 years, and do almost any work.

Requirements to Study in New Zealand

To study in New Zealand, the universities have set different requirements and eligibility criteria for different programs. Depending upon your level of entry, course and academic qualifications you can apply to different universities and their programs. Here are the general eligibility requirements that all students must fulfill-

Relevant 12th certificate/undergraduate degree/master’s degree from a recognized university in the relevant field (minimum marks depend upon the university and department opted for)

Proficiency in the English Language like valid IELTS/TOEFL/PTE/Duolingo scores

Entrance like GMAT or GRE Scores

Resume/CV (course-specific requirement)

Statement of Purpose

Recommendation Letters

Valid Passport

Bank Statements and proof of financial coverage for your entire study abroad timeline 

How to Get PR in New Zealand After studies?

Basically, it’s a points-based system. That means you have to get a minimum number of New Zealand PR points in order to get hold of one. Getting a New Zealand PR is as good as having NZ citizenship. The only difference being that PR holders don’t have the right to vote. Other things being the same. What it means, in short, is that holding an NZ PR will give you the benefit of social security and other facilities like access to education and healthcare the same way as citizens do.
This also means that you can live indefinitely in New Zealand and apply for any job anywhere in the country. Your kids and family can stay with you too, provided they meet the certain criterion as set by the immigration NZ. There are many ways by which one can apply for New Zealand PR. They have to meet the New Zealand PR rules but. It would be wise to give us a call to know more about them.

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