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New Zealand has a multicultural population of around 4 million people from 145 different countries. New Zealand's indigenous Maori make up around 14 percent of the population. It is a spectacularly beautiful country with vast mountains, rugged coastlines, scenic lakes, dense rainforests and steaming volcanoes. Currently New Zealand generates about 10% of its electricity geothermally from volcanic heat.

New Zealand is separated into the North and South islands and is of comparable size to the United Kingdom. The main cities of Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch offer many different experiences for international students. The capital, Wellington is the most southerly capital city on the planet. One thing they all have in common is their beauty and access to stunning wilderness and outdoor pursuits.

The country has a strong economy, an excellent education system, a high standard of living, a huge choice of outdoor pursuits, is a playground for thrill seekers and is a cost effective option for students to embark on their international education and life experience.

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Education System

New Zealand’s Higher education system includes universities, polytechnics, colleges of education and private training institutions.

The New Zealand education system is internationally recognized for its excellence and is renowned for producing high quality graduates with the practical skills and knowledge demanded by employers internationally.

New Zealand education boasts an excellent choice of public and private education providers throughout the country offering every discipline at all levels from Certificates and Diplomas to Doctorate courses. The high standard of the courses and teaching provide the excellent platform to embark your chosen career.

The graduates from New Zealand's universities who tend to earn the highest salaries are those qualified in sciences, engineering and management & commerce.

The style of teaching and learning at New Zealand Colleges and Universities develop strong analytical and academic skills which encourage you to think independently and creatively. The fantastic experience will be rewarding both academically and personally preparing you for life’s journey.

Click here for a diagram and explanation of the New Zealand education system or refer to link for further details.




New Zealand’s South Pacific heritage can be seen in everyday life and through its numerous festivals, live music, theatre and arts events throughout the year. 22% of New Zealand’s population were born overseas and the country enjoys a rich blend of Polynesian and British influence with many other nationalities mixed in which results cultural diversity and understanding.

New Zealand’s wide open spaces and uncrowded cities provide a perfect environment to learn and enjoy a relaxed lifestyle. The country is very safe, has low crime rates, has little pollution and congestion that you see in other cities around the world.

New Zealanders are very accepting of different cultures, outlook and points of view. It is a very forward thinking modern society which welcomes and provides many opportunities for international students.

The easy city living, stunning countryside and plethora of indoor and outdoor pursuits make New Zealand a fantastic option to embark or your educational journey. The cost of living in New Zealand is also very reasonable compared to other developed countries.




New Zealand has a well developed economy which is the 62nd largest in the world. The sophisticated and unrestrictive business environment competes aggressively in world markets.

Due to its stunning natural beauty New Zealand has a strong tourism industry which employs 10% of its total workforce. The services sector of the economy employs 65% of the workforce and including the tourism industry provides many opportunities for international students to secure part-time work.

Student visa holders are permitted to work up to 20 hours part time during term time and full time during term breaks.

The main trade partners are Australia, the European Union, the United States, China and Japan. The popularity, quality and diversity of Australia’s international education makes it the country’s second largest export behind Mining.

The country requires skilled migrants to fill the many vacancies in the job market that have been identified

Many areas of the economy have identified skill shortages Link govt website and the government looks to fill these shortages by encouraging skilled migrants to migrate permanently to New Zealand. International students may be eligible to fill such gaps and secure permanent residency in Australia on completion of their studies. For further information please contact our registered migration agent.



Leisure / Entertainment

NZ is famous for extreme sports like sky diving, bungee jumping, paragliding, abseiling and many more to scare the life out of you and your parents with photos and stories. Bungee jumpers leap from vertigo-inducing heights with only a length of rubber tied to their ankles.

New Zealand’s diversity of landscape and climate provides a host of summer and winter leisure and entertainment options for international students. The beautiful cultural centre’s of Auckland and Wellington with their large-scale attractions of festivals, museums, cinemas, restaurants, shops, galleries, zoos and amusement parks provide a host of options for international students to choose from. Many of these attractions are free or inexpensive.

Alternatively take off into the countryside and explore the stunning Highlands, glaciers, fiords and beaches. Discovering New Zealand is a must for any international student and their families.

New Zealand also has a huge variety of sporting, arts, and music clubs and societies for students to join or go and watch. The most popular sports are Rugby, Netball, Cricket and Soccer. You can also choose from a huge array of team and individual activities and sports in all the College and University campuses.

The cuisine is heavily influenced by that from places such as Europe, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Polynesia, Japan and Vietnam. These influences produce a rich blend of tastes and styles for students to experiment and enjoy.

The music scene in the cities of Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin and other cities is thriving with live bands and DJ’s playing most evenings. You will find music to cater for all tastes from Jazz to Pop.

Great boutiques, markets, department and chain stores are abundant in the centre and suburbs of all the main cities.

For more information on New Zealand please refer to the websites below



student visa

All students who wish to study Vocational Education or Higher Education courses abroad will require a student visa for their country of choice. IAEC Education has a fantastic record of over 98% success rate at securing student visas for our students. Our extensive knowledge of the visa systems in all the countries in which we operate enables us to confidently guide and prepare students to secure a student visa.

We meticulously guide students in terms of document preparation, financial evidence, health requirements, evidence of English language ability, any supplementary information, and in visa interview preparation where required.

Our counselors will also make you aware of the student visa regulations in your chosen country. Please contact your nearest counselor or complete an enquiry form for further details.

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