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FACTS ABOUT NEW ZEALAND


  • New Zealand one of the least corrupt country in the world
  • The city of Auckland is the chosen location for 70% of all overseas migrants with a diverse population that is made up of many different ethnic races and groups
  • New Zealand has the lowest unemployment rate in the world
  • New Zealander's are heavily involved in outdoor activities like sports and leisure.
  • New Zealand is the first country to allow women to vote
  • According to the Mercer Quality Life Survey 2008, Auckland is rated as the 5th choice of the world. The main points in the survey were important factors like safety, education, hygiene, recreation, political- economic stability and public transportation.
  • Sir Edmund Hillary- the first man to reach the peak of mount Everest was a New Zealander(born in Auckland)and his face is on the New Zealand $5 bill
  • New Zealand does not have poisonous snakes or dangerous wild animals
  • New Zealand is one of the safest travel destination in the world, with a relatively low crime rate, few endemic diseases and a first class healthcare and accident compensation system
  • According to the United Nations Development Programme report 2007-2008, New Zealand has a 99% literacy rate.

WHY STUDY IN NEW ZEALAND?


  • Qualifications Globally Recognized - Students who have studied are earning a reputation of being called innovative thinkers and are being addressed as "The New World Class". It has a progressive education system with state of art facilities. Qualifications are internationally recognized. There are wide range of study opportunities, including state administered primary, secondary schools, universities, polytechnics, colleges of education and private training establishments. The NZQA assures the quality of programme offered by state institutions and a private establishment, which in turn ensures that programmes offered in New Zealand, maintains international recognition.
  • Equally strong focus on Academics and Welfare - Most of the universities have been taking International students for the last 50 - 60 years and hence have gained a multicultural/national perspective offering a balanced curriculum which finds relevance in work places around the world. The same perspective enables it to offer excellent welfare services to students from around the world. The polytechnics in NZ are known for the programs which are "Read to Enter the Job Markets".
  • "BEST OF BOTH WORLDS" qualifications - The best thing about studying in NZ is that the expenses involved are comparatively less than the other major destinations viz. USA, UK, Canada or Australia. In fact it is almost 50% less than that of USA and UK. Coupled with the lesser costs and International recognition of its qualification, NZ essentially offers "Best of Both Worlds" qualifications. Kiwi Life : Even though the country might be small the people think big. The people popularly known as Kiwi's are renowned for their hospitality and their love for sports and the outdoors.
  • Migration and Job search Opportunity - Students are given a visa to search for a job after completion of their course and also have a good opportunity to migrate.
  • English widely spoken - As English is the day-to-day language in NZ, Indian students find it very easy to study, live and interact in NZ. Moreover the NZ accent is easy to understand.

EXCELLENT CLIMATIC CONDITIONS


New Zealand enjoys temperate climate which is moderated by the sea's surrounding it. This-results in mild summers and cool winters. This excellent climate encourages all sorts of outdoor sports and activities. One can indulge in sports as varied from Football, cricket to White water rafting and Bungee jumping. In fact it is widely accepted fact that NZ enjoys one of the most favorable climates in the world. It enjoys the four distinct seasons, viz, Summer (Nov. to March), Autumn (March to June), Winter (June to Sept.) & Spring( Sept. to Nov.) & hence people enjoy high quality living conditions.


CLEAN, GREEN AND SAFE COUNTRY


New Zealand offers a safe learning environment. It is the first country in the world to declare itself as a nuclear free zone. The environment is green, clean and uncrowned with a small populations and wide open spaces.

QUALITY ASSURANCE


To ensure that both the Government and individuals are investing in quality education, Training and assessment, the Government has set up nationally recognized processes of quality assurance. There is a number of government appointed bodies responsible for approving qualifications in New Zealand and for the quality that determines the delivery of qualifications. These bodies are:


New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) responsible for approving and registering all courses and national qualifications offered at polytechnics and private training establishments

New Zealand Vice-Chancellor's Committee (NZVCC) responsible for approving all diplomas, undergraduate and graduate programmes offered by New Zealand universities.