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WHY NEW ZEALAND ?
A world-class education and an unforgettable adventure
New Zealand is one of the world’s best places to live and study. Discover our internationally-renowned education system and unbeatable lifestyle.
Friendly and welcoming, New Zealand is a natural playground full of opportunities for unique experiences. Learn more about working while studying, where to stay, the cost of living and the best places to visit.
New Zealand universities are ranked in the top 3% in the world.*
*QS World University Rankings
Leading the way through academic excellence, individual thought and global connections.
The benefits of New Zealand universities
Quality and rankings
All New Zealand universities are ranked amongst the world’s best by QS World University Rankings.
Our universities rank in the world’s top 100 in 65 subjects in the 2020 QS World University Rankings.
The OECD 2013 Better Life Index rates NZ as a "top performing country" for the quality of its education system.
Qualifications to take you further
Highly sought after qualifications
The qualifications you’ll gain in New Zealand are highly regarded and sought-after by employers and other educational institutions around the world.
Gain the skills that will open doors
When you study in New Zealand, you learn beyond your subject. You’ll become a confident, critical and creative thinker. These skills are highly prized by employers worldwide.
As a member of the Lisbon Qualification Recognition Convention, New Zealand qualifications are recognised in over 50 countries.
Pathway to Employment
Get ahead of the competition
New Zealand bachelor degrees listed on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework are widely recognised in the international job market and for postgraduate study.
When you graduate, you’ll be very employable
New Zealand education focuses on real-world skills, giving you the skills you’ll need to succeed in the global workforce. You can also further your research in New Zealand.
Your skills will be valued
Employers value New Zealand graduates’ ability to think independently, find solutions and solve problems. Many New Zealand employers are actively seeking skilled professionals in specific areas of demand. If you complete a qualification in one of these areas, you may be able to apply for a Post-study work or skilled migrant visa.
You’re always welcome here
New Zealanders are known for welcoming people from other cultures and countries. With our safe and tolerant environment you’ll feel right at home here right away.
You’re welcome to stay
Many students choose to stay in New Zealand after their study; either to work, live, study further, or just enjoy the beautiful landscape and great lifestyle.
Over 20,000 international students choose New Zealand universities from some 160 countries. Join student networks and make international connections for life.