WHY STUDY IN NEW ZEALAND
There are a lot of reasons that you should consider studying in New Zealand.
- The people
People in New Zealand are some of the most welcoming, loving people. If you are an international student or a tourist, a native New Zealander will treat you very well like you are a friend. Because every year, New Zealand counts thousands of people who are students, tourist to come here for studying, researching or travelling, people in here are used to meeting new people. Furthermore, the culture on the country is quite laid back and easy going. So if you come here to study, you are going to feel like as home. Moreover, there are just over 4 million people who live in the country, and this country is one of the safest places to live in the world. Another great thing is that there are so many different kinds of people. For being such a small country, the diversity is greater than you see in many European countries.
- The stability
The economy in New Zealand is actually incredibly stable, the living expense is reasonable, and the government is more stable and less argumentative than the governments in other countries such as USA or UK.
- The Weather
The north of New Zealand is subtropical and the south temperate. The summer lasts from December to February; winter lasts from June to August. In summer, the average maximum temperature ranges between 20 – 30ºC and in winter between 10 – 15ºC. Spring and fall are similar, with cooler temperatures and little rain.
- The educational system
Every year, New Zealand counts thousands of international students who come here for studying. First, the tuition in New Zealand is some of the lowest in the world. When you study in this country, due to their British influence, you can have a British-based education at much lower cost on your hands. The New Zealand degrees are globally recognized as being up-to-date and practical day by day. Study in here, you will get a high quality, good education system, with a valuable degree. Moreover, the support services for international students are among the best in the world. They have a lot of expertise and experience in assisting international students so that they can succeed in their programs.
- Work opportunities
There are a numerous of work opportunities which are available for international students. On a student visa, international students are allowed to work up to 40 hours per 2 week through the semester; especially, during vacations students can work up to 40 hours per week. On the other hand, you may have a chance to nab internships and other practical work. The international student advisor at your university will help you to seek a job to sustain you during your time in New Zealand. Another cool thing is that at the end of your degree program, you can get a permit to work for 12 months in New Zealand under a special “work permit” that is alongside your student visa.
Take me to New Zealand – Steps to follow
At EMC, we help you with your education needs right from the get go. Our educational consultancy services help you to identify the best schools and universities for your needs depending on your goals and ideas for your life and career. We help you understand the intricacies of the college or university application. We show you how to best present yourself through your personal statement and your application so that the admissions officers see that you are a stand out applicant and deserve a seat. Contact us directly via email/phone/live-chat. We are always available to assist. To speed up the process and find out your options quickly, fill out the EMC course assessment enquiry form by following link and we will provide you current and updated information within 24 hours with best available options to suit your circumstances. Course assessment inquiry
Registration with EMC
Upon full assessment of your suitability for the admission in school/university and the visa requirement, we will advise you with the total study cost as well as what you need initially. Total study cost does not really need to have in your bank to study in New Zealand. Generally, you will require having a semester fees, living expense, student health insurance and traveling expense. Once you have full determined to study, work and live in New Zealand then you will register with EMC without any fees.
Application to school/university
After you fill your school/university applications, we will take care of the rest of the process. School will issue an offer letter once you have satisfied their admission criteria. We will promptly advise you of the outcome. You can also visit EMC-CRM where you can see your current application status.
If you want to enroll on a course of study in New Zealand lasting three months or more as an international student, you must apply for a student visa.
To apply for a student visa for New Zealand, you must have a Letter of offer of a university in the country and paid the required tuition fee deposit to get Confirmation of Enrollment.
- A valid passport
- A completed application form
- The application fee
- Two recent passport-sized photos
- An unconditional offer of place to study at a university in New Zealand
- Receipt showing payment of one year’s tuition fees (provided that your visa application has been approved in principle)
- Guarantee of accommodation
- Evidence of sufficient funds for maintenance, via a letter or bank statement, or completed Financial Undertaking form (INZ 1014)
- Evidence of sufficient funds to purchase an outward ticket.
- All applicants for New Zealand visas need to meet character requirement.
- In order to be eligible for a visa for New Zealand you must have an ‘acceptable standard of health’.
How long does a visa take to get?
Immigration New Zealand recommends you allow between four and six weeks for student visa processing.
How soon can you travel to New Zealand once you get visa?
The visa is valid immediately upon issuing, so once you have your visa you can use it to enter New Zealand.
How long will my visa last?
The visa is valid for the duration of your course if it is up to 12 months long, or for the academic year for courses that are longer than a year.