Abroad study in New Zealand and options to move to AustraliaPosted by Avi Chhetri on April 23, 2018 at 3:08 am
I am about to apply for IT study in New Zealand. Please, can I get some information about Standard Education, Lifestyle, Facilities and
also requirements needed to apply before to study in New Zealand? What are the provisions for Nepali Students to study in New Zealand? Can i transfer to Australian college in the middle of studying or can I move to Australia easily after completing my studies in New Zealand?
MemberMay 14, 2018 at 3:50 am
An island country, New Zealand is situated in the Southwestern Pacific Ocean, comprising six hundred small islands and 2 major landmasses: North and South island. The word ‘Scenic’ is not enough to describe the distinctive and spectacular natural beauty of this country. Cited ‘the Paradise of the Pacific’ the country is home to rolling pasture land, majestic mountains, raging rivers, picturesque beaches, pristine lakes and active volcanic zones. It is sparsely populated and well developed.
Why Study in New Zealand?
In New Zealand there are eight universities funded by the state. They offer a wide range of programs:
Auckland University of Technology
University of Auckland
University of Otago
University of Waikato
University of Canterbury
Victoria University of Wellington
Apart from the world-class education, there are various other reasons why New Zealand is an ideal place for international students. Some of them are mentioned below.
Education System: Education system is incredible in New Zealand. It offers world-class education at an affordable price. The degree earned in New Zealand is highly regarded throughout the world.
People: Native people of New Zealand are called ‘kiwis’. They are the most welcoming, loving and friendly people. Since they themselves are travelers, they love meeting new people. So they will welcome you with all their heart and make you feel like home. Only four million people live here. It is perfect from the safety point of view as well. And one major thing is you won’t feel like an outsider as the country is home to diverse people.
Weather: New Zealand has a mild weather. In winter it is approximately 10ºC (50ºF) and is somewhat wet. Snowfall occurs in high altitude. In the summer the weather hover around 25ºC.
Work Opportunities: You should never worry about not getting a job. International students can find a variety of job opportunities. The official working hours is twenty hours per week for the students. However, during vacations, you have the option to work for forty hours. The university you will be joining will also assist you to find a job. After completing your degree, you can apply for work permit and work there for twelve months.
Cost of Living: Living cost is low in New Zealand in comparisons to other ‘A’ listed countries. It has a stable government and economy as well.
Living cost is determined by the place you choose to reside and the lifestyle you adopt. It generally hovers around NZ$ 7,000 to NZ$ 12,000 per year. In New Zealand, you can find various accommodation options such as flats, house, and hostels.
You will always have something to do: You should never worry about being bored because in New Zealand you will find plenty of things to do. You can relax on the beach; go for hiking or other adventurous sports.
Easy Visa Process: Visa applying process is very easy and the best thing is you don’t get rejected right away. They provide you with the opportunity to put your point of view like, why you want to study there through a Statement of Purpose. Visas are barely rejected if you are qualified enough.
Living and Studying Cost
The tuition fees may vary depending on the university you will be studying, chosen program and level of education. If you think tuition fee is bit expensive and you are eligible to apply for the scholarships, you have that option too.
An undergraduate program cost around NZ$ 18,000 to NZ$ 25,000 per year. For the postgraduate program, you might have to pay NZ$ 10,000 to NZ$ 30,000. In addition to the tuition fees, international students have to pay Overseas Students Health Covers and other various charges.
For Offer Letter:
Academic certificates (SLC, +2 and bachelor’s level)
IELTS/TOFEL Score (For bachelor’s level you need to obtain 6 and for master’s 6.5)
Work Experience (if any)
Complete and signed Application Form of University/college
Copy of Birth Certificate
Original or Attested Copy of Passport
2 Recent Passport Size Photos
University or College’s offer letter
Financial Undertaking form
Affidavit of Support
Documents showing Income Source
Education loan sanction letter
Bank Statement of Past Six Months
Police Clearance Certificate
Student Visa Application Form
Visa Application Fees
Handwritten Covering Letter or Statement of Purpose
You have to send health report as well
After Submitting the Application
In Nepal we don’t have New Zealand embassy, so your visa applications are processed in India. Processing time is eight to ten weeks. You might have to face a telephonic Interview.
MemberMay 15, 2018 at 5:41 pm
is there any faculty for forestry?? and if there is then what is the process to apply for scholarship??
MemberMay 25, 2018 at 11:11 am
Is it better choice to go abroad to New Zealand rather than Australia.
Some says that it is difficult to live as every thing is highly costed.
Somehow the local citizen dominant outsiders, such case also seems there.
To how much instant is it true.
Please one last time give me some more suggestions and in case provide
me another study destination if unluckily New Zealand is cancelled.
MemberAugust 17, 2018 at 1:08 pm
hyy suju…I think that you are having a great experience about newjealand…great to know about it.Tqsm.