International students have a lot to gain from New Zealand in terms of education and job prospects while and post graduation since the economy is going strong.
New Zealand is very famous for its laid back lifestyle, picturesque attraction which are no less than a beautiful photograph with a XLR camera and second to none in the world in their lifestyle which is unique in their own way. There are lot of migrants (students and working professionals) who made New Zealand their home and happily earning for themselves and their families and contributing to the economy of New Zealand.
It is an agrarian economy (dairy and tourism are the main economic activities of the people) and is largely based on international trade with such countries like Australia, China, USA, European Union and Japan. The largest trading partners are Australia and China. It does have a size able service sector which does decent contribution to the GDP of New Zealand. Information and Communication Technology and Tourism industry receive a great attention and focus from the New Zealand which is primarily done with the intent to have makeover to the image of New Zealand.
It is without debate one of the best in the world and is British education based. It is essentially a 3 tier model with 1) Primary and Intermediate Schools, 2) Secondary Schools and 3) Tertiary education in Polytechnics or Universities. The academic year typically varies between early February and until late November. The public educational system is one of the best funded in the world; New Zealand offers the highest percentage of public funding in education in the world.
Higher education is incredibly important, and we will explore it more in our sections that focus on the higher education systems. There are eight universities throughout the country, along with 18 technology institutions and over 600 training schools which help with specialized skills. Five of the universities in New Zealand are considered to be in the top 50 of the world’s universities according to the QS World Top 500 rankings. New Zealand is known for its business, technology, engineering, medicine, and biological sciences, and the schools are world class. The higher education program is subsidized by the New Zealand government for permanent residents. New Zealand’s education system consistently ranks amongst the best in the world.
“New Zealand has great schools” “New Zealand is not crowded” “New Zealand is not too expensive” “New Zealand is a friendly country” “New Zealand has great beaches” “New Zealand has great diving” “New Zealand has great skiing” “New Zealand is clean and green”.
Though New Zealand is same the size of Japan or Great Britain, but there are lot of reasons why one should consider New Zealand for further study or higher education.
There are tests, project works, tutorials, assignments and final exams which are continuous assessment throughout the academic year unlike in India which is one time.Climate
Climate is very mild and doesn’t get uncomfortably hot or cold with four distinct seasons.
Four seasons in a day: Warm and windy to a torrential downpour and back to sunny skies is quite usual in New Zealand sometimes. Therefore, it is advised to pack everything when you go out.