Study in New Zealand

New Zealand is deliberated on the top list of destination to study & live. The international students get exposure of renowned education system & modern lifestyle. It is known to offer world class education environment, government transparency, citizens’ security & economic freedom.

It is a place of 8 state-funded universities, 16 Institutes of Technology & Polytechnics (ITPs) & 550 Private Training Establiments (PTEs), which provide specific vocational programmes at diploma & certificate level. In addition to this, universities are responsible for giving higher degree level education that is designed in research based learning more than theoretical.

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Visa for Study in New Zealand

Student Visa – It is valid for up to 4 years of stay. It allows you to enroll in a full-time study course for pursuing a bachelor’s, master’s & Ph.D. level degree, and English language program. The students after the course start can work part-time up to 20 hours a week or full time in the holidays while studying in the institutions. Can come alone or can come with a parent or legal guardian.

Visitor Visa – This is valid for up to 9 months of stay. International students can join in courses which are of 3 months in duration period. Have a chance to visit New Zealand to explore & travel places, sports activities and many more. The applicant can include their family member or children 19 age and under in the visa application.

Pathway Student Visa - The Pathway Student Visa is valid for up to 5 years of stay. The students get permission to study 3 courses together, one after the other as well as enough time to complete their educational qualification plan. The enrolled students can work part-time up to 20 hours a week or full time in the holidays while studying in the institutions. The applicant can’t include their family member & children but can apply individually for their visa.

Post Study Work Visa – The Post Study Work Visa is valid for 3 years after completing graduation or any other course program. It is also determined by on what subject you study & from where. International students can get practical work experience if decide to stay in New Zealand.

Documents Required For New Zealand Study Visa

The international students have to make sure to submit the right documents as listed by the New Zealand immigration government. Correct information & proof of the documents help to assess the visa application form by the visa officer in a fast manner without any delay.

The students have to apply online for the visa application form at the immigration.govt.nz/apply-student-online At, Sernexuss we recommend you provide English translation of supporting documents with copies of the original untranslated documents. Before, applying for the visa application form, go through the documents name you have to arrange;

  • Letter of offer from New Zealand Institutions
  • Copy of present passport identity pages
  • Tuition fees evidence (proof that you have enough money to pay your tuition fees)
  • Proof of Financial resource (that you can support your living cost; if living for more than 36 weeks you must have NZD 15,000 or if living for less than 36 weeks you must have NZD$ 1,250)
  • Proof of health & character (a chest X-ray certificate & a police certificate)
  • Proof of enough money to leave New Zealand (buying a fully paid plane ticket)

Additional Supporting Documents

  • Statement of Purpose (SOP) or cover letter, brief why you want to study, duration of course, purpose etc.
  • Copy of each page of current passport; showing a visa label, exit stamp, entry stamp, or cancellation stamp on it, if in previous passport provide those copies. Or can provide a summary of travel if it has been recorded electronically)
  • A copy of any letter if you have received any declined visa application from any other countries

Proof of Documents that are accepted by the New Zealand Immigration Offices

Proof of education & training
  • Qualification certificate
  • Academic transcript
  • Confirmation letter of enrollment
Proof of Work Experience or Employment history
  • Income tax return (ITR)
  • Salary Slip
  • Bank Statement showing salary deposits
  • Job offer letter stating your employment contract & job responsibilities
Proof has enough money
  • Letter of sanction education loan
  • Tax return showing income & saving
  • Sale of Property
  • Stock exchange reports
  • If self-employed- recent bank statement or business tax return
  • Bank statement of last 6 months
Proof of English Language Skills
  • IELTS & TOEFL etc.
Proof of financial guarantor’s identity and relationship to you
  • Copies of the identity pages in their passport, their birth certificate, or national identity document
  • Government issued relationship certificates, citizenship certificates, household books, marriage certificate

Cost of Study in New Zealand

Most of the high ranking universities & colleges in New Zealand have their own fee structure. The tuition fee is charged by which program are you studying and from which universities or colleges. It can range between NZ$22,000 to NZ$35,000 per year. The post graduate degree courses like medicine & engineering are high in cost than arts, humanities and education programs.

Study Program

Average Tuition Fee (NZ$ Annually)

Living Expense for 9 months (excluding Medical Insurance)

MBA Degree

$31,000 - $50, 000

$9000 to $12000

Undergraduate/ Bachelor Degree

$20,500 - $25,000

$13000 to $16000

Post undergraduate/ Master Degree

$19,000 - $29,000

$13000 to $16000

Doctorate Level Degree

$6,500 - $9,000

$13000 to $16000

The USA Top University

According to the QS World University Rankings 2021, the University of Auckland ranked to be the top university in New Zealand & rank 81 in the world. It was originally established as the Auckland Technical School in 1895, and welcomes thousands of international students to come & explore the BEST IN YOU!

These below down universities are ranked on six key indicators that include academic reputation, employer reputation, faculty-student ratio, citations per faculty, international faculty, and percentage of international students.

QS World University Rankings 2021 – Top 10 Universities in New Zealand

New Zealand Rank

Global Rank

Institution

1

81

The University of Auckland

2

184

University of Otago

3

223=

Victoria University of Wellington

4

270=

University of Canterbury

5

272

Massey University

6

375=

University of Waikato

7

387=

Lincoln University

8

437=

Auckland University of Technology

FAQ

Why to study in New Zealand?

New Zealand universities offers world class education, degree are recognized worldwide, safe & peaceful country, unbeatable lifestyle, critical learning pattern, improve english language skill, work while study to support your living expense and many more reasons to study.

What are the documents required for submitting student visa New Zealand?

The documents checklists are as follow;

  • Letter of offer from New Zealand Institutions
  • Copy of present passport identity pages
  • Tuition fees evidence (proof that you have enough money to pay your tuition fees)
  • Proof of Financial resource (that you can support your living cost; if living for more than 36 weeks you must have NZD 15,000 or if living for less than 36 weeks you must have NZD$ 1,250)
  • Proof of health & character (a chest X-ray certificate & a police certificate)
  • Proof of enough money to leave New Zealand (buying a fully paid plane ticket)

How much it cost to study in New Zealand University?

It is not fixed, but tuition fees can cost up to NZ$22,000 to NZ$35,000 per year, moreover depend on what type of qualification and which university you are planning to take admission.

Which is the top university in the New Zealand?

University of Auckland ranked to be the top university in New Zealand & rank 81 in the world. It was originally established as the Auckland Technical School in 1895, and welcomes thousands of international students.