Study in New Zealand
Most Indian students know New Zealand as the most sought after education destination. Before you became determined about study in New Zealand, it is better to get familiarized with climate, culture, people and language of nation in connection to study purpose. Let’s read all about the country that every overseas student needs to know before applying to get study visa for New Zealand.
Nature has blessed New Zealand to touch sun rays and start the everyday first. This is one of the most vibrant places in the world where you will enjoy archaic forests, min-blowing landscapes and stunning coastline all at one place. In this way, every student, who wants to look beyond classroom walls while studying, may enjoy enduring experiences living and studying in NZ.
|Total area||271 thousand sq km|
|Area comparative||About the size of Japan & UK|
|Population growth rate||0.935%|
|Net migration rate||2.46 migrant(s)/1,000 population|
|Government type||Parliamentary democracy|
|GDP- per capita||Purchasing power parity - $27,900 (2008 est.)|
|GDP- Real growth rate||0.2%|
|Currency||New Zealand dollar (NZD)|
Currently, nation is divided into 16 regions out of which 11 are regulated by regional council and remaining five are administrated by territorial authorities that performs function of regional councils too.
Major cities where top universities and colleges offering international study in new Zealand and travel point of views are Wellington, Auckland - center of commerce and industry, Christchurch - the Garden city, Dunedin, Hamilton, Otago and Palmerston North.
Temperature lies between 37 to 42 degrees that sounds perfect for overseas students. In summer, the average maximum temperature ranges between 20-30ºC (70-90°F) and in winter between 10-15ºC (50-60°F).January and February are the warmest months, and July is the coldest month of the year.
Three official languages, including English, Maori and New Zealand Sign Language are spoken. Maori used by Maori people, sign language (NZSL) is used by deaf community and English is used for official communication that is great thing to if you want to study in New Zealand.
NZ currency is NZD (New Zealand Dollar) and one unit is equal to 52.44 Indian rupees. It is marked by symbol of $ and known as “Kiwi”. The notes available are $5, $10, $20, $50 and $100. On holding up to the light, an image of the Queen can be seen on notes.
International Education System:
New Zealand education gained reputation all over the world and its top ranked educational institutes generates breed of multi-talented and knowledgeable professionals. NZ’s eight universities are part of international universities community. Moreover, government of this nation invests big amount of money for education and accommodation of overseas students who apply to get study visa for New Zealand.