Study In New Zealand

Why Study in New Zealand

 

  • New Zealand bases its education programmes and degrees on the world’s most recognised and accredited education system-the British system.
  • New Zealand has an international reputation as a provider of quality education.
  • It has a progressive education system with many state of the art facilities.
  • It offers a safe learning environment with excellent study opportunities and support services for international students.
  • New Zealanders are famed for their friendliness, hospitality and warmth to overseas visitors, and enjoy meeting folk from other cultures.
  • Courses are available for academic, professional and vocational studies at New Zealand institutions – universities, polytechnics and institutes of technology, colleges of education, secondary schools and private training establishments.
  • The cost of studying in New Zealand is also much cheaper than the USA, Australia, UK, or Canada.
  • The quality assurance practices that the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) has in place gives both local and international students confidence when it comes to choosing a course of study in New Zealand.
  • Combining the benefits of a developed country with the charm of a quiet and peaceful countryside, New Zealand offers some distinct advantages over other countries as a destination for education.
  • New Zealand is the ultimate outdoor adventure playground, from offering every kind of thrill and adventure to pure hedonistic relaxation and pleasure.

Study in New Zealand

 

New Zealand is the home of some of the world’s top research facilities and academic institutions.

Imagine learning in supportive academic environments where professors are approachable and classrooms reflect the cultural diversity of land.

Imagine entering the workforce with qualifications that are recognized and respected the world over.

This is what it means to study in New Zealand!

Start your Education in New Zealand with valuable information on everything you need to know about studying abroad in New Zealand, from study permits and temporary resident visas and how much it costs, to finding a program and what student life in New Zealand is really all about!

Living In New Zealand

The Country

New Zealand is a beautiful country situated in the southern part of the Pacific Ocean. It is made up of two main islands, and is roughly the size of Japan, California or Great Britain. Our cities, scenery and cultures are vibrant and diverse. New Zealand has a multi-cultural population of 4 million and is home to people from the Pacific Islands, various parts of Asia, India, Africa, the Middle East and Europe. Indigenous Maori make uparound 14 percent of the population.

Most major religions are represented in New Zealand and Human Rights Legislation guarantees freedom from discrimination on the basis of religion, which is seen as a matter of personal choice. Major cities have churches, temples, mosques, synagogues and other centres of worship for most religions. Homestay families and student hostels can ensure that religious dietary requirements are respected.

Climate

New Zealand is in the southern hemisphere, so January and February are the warmest months, autumn is from March to May, winter from June to August, and spring from September to November. The climate is temperate with relatively mild, wet winters and warm, dry summers. It’s not sub-tropical, except in the far north. The weather varies a lot between different geographical regions.

For a satellite map picture of New Zealand and its weather visit the following website : home.nzcity.co.nz/weather

Employment – Availability, Entitlement

During 2005, new immigration regulations relating to a student’s ability to work whilst studying, and to post study work opportunities, were introduced. These student policy changes came into effect on 4 July 2005.

  • Eligible students may apply to work up to 20 hours in any given week, rather than the previous restriction of 15 hours per week.
  • International students undertaking a course of 12 months or more may apply to work full-time over the summer holidays.
  • Students in years 12 and 13, and eligible English language students may apply to work up to 20 hours in any given week.
  • Students graduating from a two-three year diploma, degree or post graduate qualification, will be eligible for a six-month Graduate Job Search Work Permit. This allows them to search a job relevant to their qualification. Once they have received a job offer the six month work permit will be extended to the length of their job offer.

Living In New Zealand

The Country

New Zealand is a beautiful country situated in the southern part of the Pacific Ocean. It is made up of two main islands, and is roughly the size of Japan, California or Great Britain. Our cities, scenery and cultures are vibrant and diverse. New Zealand has a multi-cultural population of 4 million and is home to people from the Pacific Islands, various parts of Asia, India, Africa, the Middle East and Europe. Indigenous Maori make uparound 14 percent of the population.

Most major religions are represented in New Zealand and Human Rights Legislation guarantees freedom from discrimination on the basis of religion, which is seen as a matter of personal choice. Major cities have churches, temples, mosques, synagogues and other centres of worship for most religions. Homestay families and student hostels can ensure that religious dietary requirements are respected.

Climate

New Zealand is in the southern hemisphere, so January and February are the warmest months, autumn is from March to May, winter from June to August, and spring from September to November. The climate is temperate with relatively mild, wet winters and warm, dry summers. It’s not sub-tropical, except in the far north. The weather varies a lot between different geographical regions.

For a satellite map picture of New Zealand and its weather visit the following website : home.nzcity.co.nz/weather

Employment – Availability, Entitlement

During 2005, new immigration regulations relating to a student’s ability to work whilst studying, and to post study work opportunities, were introduced. These student policy changes came into effect on 4 July 2005.

  • Eligible students may apply to work up to 20 hours in any given week, rather than the previous restriction of 15 hours per week.
  • International students undertaking a course of 12 months or more may apply to work full-time over the summer holidays.
  • Students in years 12 and 13, and eligible English language students may apply to work up to 20 hours in any given week.
  • Students graduating from a two-three year diploma, degree or post graduate qualification, will be eligible for a six-month Graduate Job Search Work Permit. This allows them to search a job relevant to their qualification. Once they have received a job offer the six month work permit will be extended to the length of their job offer.

Courses In New Zealand

Diploma courses in NZ

Where thousands of International students are choosing to study. The Polytechnics of New Zealand provide a wide range of quality educational programmes, state-of the-art. facilities, a safe learning environment and a lifestyle that makes studying a fun.

Courses available for International Students

English

  • Certificate for English for further Study-Level 4

Business

  • Certificate in Business Fundamentals-Level 4
  • NZ Diploma in Business-Level 5

Information Technology

  • Diploma in Business Computing -Level 5
  • Diploma of Applied Information Systems -Level 5

Hospitality

  • Certificate in Hospitality & Catering-Level 3
  • Certificate in Culinary Arts-Level 4

Trades

  • Certificate for Entry to Automotive Trades-Level 3
  • Certificate for Entry to Motor Body Trade-Level 3

Welding & Engineering

  • Certificate in Steel Fabrication & Welding- Level 3
  • Certificate in Machining Technology-Level 3

Forestry

  • Certificate in Forestry Skills- Level 3

Sports Fitness & Recreation

  • Diploma in Sport and Fitness Management

Carpentry & Furniture

  • Diploma in Furniture Designing/Making- Level 5

Admission Requirements

  • New Zealand Year 12 (or recognised equivalent) or relevant work experience.
  • IELTS of 5.5 to 6.0 (or recognised equivalents).

Course Duration

  • 1 to 2 years
  • Commencing February and July

Course fee

  • Advanced Diploma $NZD form 13000 p.a. to 15000 p.a.

This guide is intended as a general guide only and the information it contains may change. Check that the information is correct by calling the office of Charms.

Degree courses in NZ

New Zealand provide a wide range of quality educational programmes, state-of the-art. facilities, a safe learning environment and a lifestyle that makes studying a fun.

English

  • Certificate for English for further Study-Level 4

Information Technology

  • Bachelor of Information Technology
  • Bachelor of Applied Information Systems

Computer Graphic Design

  • Bachelor of Computer Graphic Design

Fine Arts

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts

Fashion

  • Bachelor of Fashion

Health, Science & Caring

  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Medical Imaging Technology)

Sports Fitness & Recreation

  • Bachelor of Human Performance

Admission Requirements

  • New Zealand Year 12 (or recognised equivalent) or relevant work experience.
  • IELTS of 6.0

Course Duration

  • 3 years Minimum
  • Commencing February and July

Course fee

  • Bachelor Degree $NZD 14000 p.a. to 16800 p.a.

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