Study Abroad in New Zealand

New Zealand is a fantastic place to study abroad. It is a beautiful country in the South Pacific with plenty of space to really live and a lifestyle that you've only dreamed about. We don’t have the pollution, congestion, health issues and cramped city living that we see elsewhere. Check out the official site of Tourism New Zealand.
New Zealand's universities provide a high level of tertiary education and internationally recognised degrees and diplomas.
A university bachelor's degree usually takes three to four years. Most degree structures give you the opportunity of combining your 'major' subject with supporting subjects known as 'minor' subjects.
After you have a bachelor's degree, you can study for a post-graduate qualification such as a graduate diploma, master's degree or doctorate. If you already have an undergraduate degree from your home country and your English is good, you may be able to enrol in a post-graduate programme in New Zealand.


Here is information for international students interested in studying at a New Zealand university:
  • The University of Auckland
    "We are delighted that you are considering studying at our University. We have a diverse international community of more than 4,200 international students from all around the world and from over 93 different countries ..."
  • AUT University
    "AUT University is delighted that you are joining our campus to begin your academic journey with the fastest growing University in New Zealand. We value the different perspectives and cultures you bring to our University and into our city ..."
  • The University of Waikato
    "Thinking about studying overseas? Looking for somewhere to study abroad that provides a degree that is recognised worldwide? Want to get the best degree from a top University? The team at Waikato International can help. We provide assistance with the initial application process and manages all of the ongoing international student support ..."
  • Massey University
    "Each year, in excess of 4000 International Students from more than 100 countries study at Massey University, New Zealand. The University is committed to providing a warm and welcoming environment and an intellectual climate in which students are encouraged to excel. Programmes are designed to be relevant, reflect current research and meet the needs of the International Student community. Massey University is internationally recognised for its excellence in teaching and research and regarded as an innovative and progressive institution ..."
  • Victoria University of Wellington
    "Located in the centre of New Zealand’s capital city, Victoria University of Wellington has been a fully government accredited university for over 100 years. VUW combines the benefits of a long and distinguished tradition with innovation, and a strong sense of commitment to serving the needs of its students. Qualifications awarded by Victoria University of Wellington are internationally recognised and transferable ..."
  • University of Canterbury
    "New Zealand is known throughout the world as a country of great natural beauty - one that is easy to fall in love with and impossible to forget. The country's lakes, mountains, native forest, open spaces and clean air provide a magical backdrop to your STUDY ABROAD experience ..."
  • Lincoln University
    "Lincoln University is known internationally for the high numbers of students from around the globe choosing to study at undergraduate or postgraduate level here. Lincoln excels in areas related to land and natural resource management and is renowned for its applied commerce degrees and industry relevant programmes ..."
  • University of Otago
    "As a student at New Zealand's oldest university you will become part of a unique educational experience. Otago's attractive campus is a mixture of historic and modern buildings located in the centre of Dunedin. The campus is a short walk from the city's central shopping and services ..."
There are over 40,000 interational students studying in New Zealand. The majority of students come from Asia (28,000), Europe (4,000) and North America (3,000).
The New Zealand Ministry of Education has information, resources and guides for international students.
Come to New Zealand. Get your world-class education and enjoy the lifestyle that we have to offer.