FAQ - NEW ZEALAND
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New Zealand offers students a one year job search visa after completion of either a diploma or a degree program. The points based immigration system is one of the easiest in the world, and a lot many people from India have made New Zealand their home. During the study period also, students can work part-time, which helps them take care of their living costs.
Education in New Zealand can be divided into below four areas:
- Early childhood education (from birth to five years).
- years 0/1-8 or primary/intermediate school (ages 5-13 years).
- years 9-13 or secondary school (ages 13+)
- Tertiary education (not compulsory - ages 16+)
Everyone who comes to study in New Zealand from overseas must meet certain rules and requirements. If you are coming to New Zealand to study for more than three months, you will need a student visa or permit. Providing you pass your course and continue to meet the requirements of your student visa you can continue to extend your visa for as long as you wish. There is no limit on the time you can spend in New Zealand as a student. New Zealand degrees are recognized internationally and will be accepted when applying for post-graduate study in most countries.
The New Zealand Government offers the following scholarships to candidates of selected developing countries:
- New Zealand Development Scholarships
- Short Term Training Awards
- Commonwealth Scholarships
- New Zealand Regional Development Scholarships
- New Zealand International scholarships are funded by the New Zealand Government and administered by Education New Zealand
It's recommended that tertiary students budget for up to NZ$10,000 for living expenses per year. Which can include the food accommodation, using of public transport, telephone charges, entertainment and other miscellaneous costs. The living costs are very versatile, as it will vary based on the lifestyle of the student.
The cost of education, in particular, is very competitive, which means that in New Zealand, you can afford a world-class education with a very competitive price tag. The cost would range anywhere between NZ$ 6,500 to NZ$ 18,000 per year. This would vary from institutions to institutions and course to course.
Students undertaking a full-time course of study culminating in a recognized diploma or degree, taking at least one academic year to complete & students undertaking a full time course of study culminating in a qualification that would qualify for points under the Skilled Migrant Category may be granted a variation of conditions to their student permit to allow them to work for 20 hours per week and fulltime during term breaks.
International students are not entitled to publicly funded health/medical care services while in New Zealand. If you receive medical treatment during your visit, you may be liable for the full costs of that treatment. It has now become compulsory under New Zealand law for international students to have travel / health insurance before coming here to study.
No. But the University offers regular career fairs where employers can meet with students who will soon graduate. The Student Job Service located on campus also has a current listing of positions available both for student jobs and graduate positions. There is also a Careers Center located in Student Services, which helps students to male informed career decisions about how they might use their qualifications and abilities to achieve their career goals. As a universal requirement if the student performs the course of study well all the expectations of the students will fall in place to achieve the career goal.
No. All international students have to study full time to meet the requirement of their student permit with the NZ Immigration Services. However, a student on a NZ work permit is allowed to take a paper as part time, as long as they apply for a variation of conditions on their work permit with NZ Immigration Services.