Things to Know Before Studying in New Zealand

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[:en]If you ask someone to describe New Zealand today, the answer would be that New Zealand is an isle of peace, beauty and world-class education.

Among the millions of students studying abroad, many actually prefers to study in New Zealand. While there is a lot of frenzy going on regarding studying in New Zealand, here are some things you should keep in mind.

Requirements for studying in New Zealand

There are certain requirements that an international student must fulfil which includes educational qualifications and criteria for specific courses or universities. You are also required to proof your financial stability and a student visa and work permit is also required upon application.

Focus on universities and courses

There are eight Universities in New Zealand, along with 18 technology institutions and over 600 training schools. Five of those universities are in the top 50 of the world’s universities according to the QS World University Rankings. The New Zealand government closely monitors the higher studies education system and provides world-class courses in business, technology, engineering, medicine, biological sciences and other niche courses.


There are various scholarships that the universities provide but you will be required to know the deadlines and formalities to apply for it. Therefore, it is best to seek for help from expert advisors.

Some of the New Zealand University Scholarship programmes you should know about are: -

  • New Zealand Development Scholarships
  • New Zealand ASEAN Scholar Awards
  • Victoria Masters Scholarships
  • University of Waikato Excellence Scholarships for Asia Programme
  • ADB Scholarships at University of Auckland

Besides these, education in New Zealand costs much lesser than in other countries.

Work opportunities

Due to a long-term shortage of skilled professionals in various sectors, there are many work opportunities in New Zealand. With top employers on the hunt, New Zealand is an exciting place to start your career. Also, once employed, there could be a possibility for you to settle and get a permanent residency there.

The possibilities in overseas education are limitless. You just need to tap on your potentials and take your first step with the right guidance.

AECC Global is an education agency that has helped many Singaporean students in outlining their career objectives. Contact them today for a seamless introduction to studying abroad.[:]

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