EDUCATION IN NEW ZEALAND
Considered to be a lifestyle superpower, New Zealand offers the double benefit of quality education coupled with good immigration opportunities after completion of the program. Education in New Zealand is characterized as innovative, modern, practical, and truly world class, and the country is home to some world-class institutions like the University of Auckland, University of Canterbury, Massey University and the Auckland University of Technology.
From green farmlands to stunning beaches, and majestic snow covered mountains, NZ deserves its reputation for some of the world’s most beautiful natural environments. NZ is similar in size to UK or Japan but has a population of just over 4 million. Most of the Kiwis live in cities and are well known for their friendliness, creativity, and independence.
The NZ industry is vibrant, and some of the dominant industries are Information Technology, Business Services sector including Banking & Insurance, Tourism, Advertising, Marketing & Sales, Food Processing, and Machinery & Equipment Manufacturing. As per a 2006 report, 74% of the labor force in NZ was involved in the Services sector, 19% in industry and 7% in agriculture. Some of the well known and prominent organizations operating in NZ are Toll NZ, Westpac, Fonterra, DataCom, Vodafone, Farmers, Fisher & Paykel, Fletcher Construction etc.
Students can work 20 hours per week while studying and are eligible for a 1 year Job search work permit after course completion. NZ offers a transparent and easy process of immigration where you gain essential points for studying in NZ.
One key benefit of study in New Zealand at the undergraduate level is that one does not need to essentially enroll for a 3 to 4-year program. Instead, one can initially opt for a 2-year diploma and then make decisions about staying longer after completing that diploma.
So if you are keen on settling abroad, you sure should make a beeline for NZ!
STUDY IN NEW ZEALAND FOR INDIAN STUDENTS: MBA in New Zealand
We are directly associated with most top-ranked New Zealand institutions, including:
Massey is NZ’s largest university and the only university with 3 multicultural campuses, one each in Auckland, Wellington, and Palmerston North. Each campus offers some niche programs in the areas of business, creative arts, education, Sciences, and Humanities/Social Sciences.
Massey also has the greatest concentration of active research staff in NZ and some of the areas of excellence for research include Dairy research, Biotechnology, Nanomaterials, Human nutrition, Small business research etc.
University of Canterbury
It is one of the best Universities in New Zealand, is ranked in the top 250 in the world, and is especially very good for the Engineering courses. Some of the popular programs taken up by students from India include the Master of Professional Accounting, Master of Business Management, and Master of Engineering in Management. There are a lot of other Diplomas, Bachelors, Graduate Diplomas and Post Graduate Diplomas also in a host of other areas.
Formerly Auckland University of Technology, AUT is an incredibly popular university situated in the Central Business District (CBD) of Auckland and is well known for its programs in business, communication, hospitality, computing etc. It is considered as one of the best institutions for higher study in New Zealand for Indian students and is the most International of all NZ Universities. The programs offered by AUT are dynamic and industry tailored for they have the active involvement of the end users through advisory committees, delivery, and placement support.
AUT has been regarded as NZ’s best Business educator by the Vero Excellence in Business Support Awards 2008 and has the largest full-time MBA in New Zealand.
UNITEC is a top class government-funded tertiary institute situated in a sprawling campus in the heart of Auckland city. It offers a variety of diplomas and degrees in the areas of Business, Communication, Architecture, Civil Engineering, Visual Arts etc. At Unitec, you can be assured of a superb learning environment and a true feel of education in New Zealand!
Eastern Institute of Technology
Eastern Institute of Technology is a very reputed Government institution in New Zealand with campuses in Napier, Gisborne, and Auckland. The courses offered include the very popular Post Graduate and Graduate Diplomas in IT, and courses in Business Management. It also has the very competitively priced 1.5 years Masters programs in these areas, and students can complete the Masters in one or two stages as per their convenience. EIT offers the unique Post Graduate Diploma in Health Sciences as well, one of the very few courses that accept international students with backgrounds in Health Sciences and related areas. It also has a host of undergraduate programs available.
Manukau Institute of Technology
MIT is again a government tertiary institute situated in the South of Auckland in Manukau suburb and offers some unique diplomas and degrees in the areas of Engineering – all disciplines, Culinary Practice, Tourism, Marine Engineering etc all for which there are a distinct requirement and skill shortage in the NZ industry.
Auckland Institute of Studies
AIS St. Helens are one of the oldest and largest private degree providers in NZ known for its Business and IT programs both at undergrad and postgrad level. AIS is also the only private institute to offer a 1.5 year MBA in New Zealand with specializations in Marketing, International Business, Finance and Operations & Logistics. It’s one year Graduate Diploma programs are also very popular with students.
Yoobee School of Design
Yoobee (formerly Natcoll) is an NZQA approved institute having 3 campuses, one each in Auckland, Wellington, and Christchurch. It offers niche programs in the domain of digital design including programs on graphic design, animation, web development, video post production etc. The animation is in the Skill Shortage category in NZ.
Apart from the above, we represent a large number of other institutions also. Please get in touch with the NewStrides team to study in New Zealand for Indian students. The Directors of NewStrides are certified as Trained Agents by Education New Zealand.