Study In New Zealand or Australia

Study In New Zealand or Australia

Study abroad helps a young student to face challenges, become self-confident, gain cross-cultural experience, make life-long friends, besides gaining an internationally well recognised qualification valued by employers in a globalised world. Australia and New Zealand offer a wide range of courses in a number of training institutions and provide high quality education at competitive fees and living costs:


  • University of Melbourne ranked 32 is the highest ranking Australian university;
  • University of Auckland ranked 82 is the highest ranking University in NZ;
  • English, Mandarin, Arabic are most common languages spoken in Australia;
  • English, Maori, Samoan, Hindi are most common languages spoken in NZ.


New Zealand education system has 5 levels:

  1. Tertiary Education - Age 18+;
  2. Secondary School - Ages 13 - 18;
  3. Intermediate School - Ages 11 - 12;
  4. Primary School - Ages 5 - 10;
  5. Early Childhood - Ages 0 - 5.

Tertiary Education

Tertiary education consists of Universities, New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology (formed by combining 16 Institutes of Technology and Polytechnic) and Private Training Establishments (PTE's).


There are 8 universities providing higher degree-level education in research led and academic programmes. Universities are state-funded and domestic students study at concessional fees.International PhD students also study at domestic fees whereas all other international students study at international fees.The following are the 8 universities:

  1. Auckland University of Technology;
  2. The University of Auckland;
  3. Lincoln University;
  4. Victoria University of Wellington;
  5. Massey University;
  6. The University of Waikato;
  7. University of Canterbury; and
  8. University of Otago.

New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology

NZIST formed by unifying 16 Institutes of Technology and Polytechnic, offers vocational courses from foundation certificates to undergraduate degrees, postgraduate programmes and master's degree. Students- will gain hands-on experience and learn relevant, practical skills.

Private Training Establishment

There are roughly 550 PTE's including English Language Schools offering vocational programmes at certificate and diploma level. Some larger PTE's also offer vocational degree-level education.


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New Zealand and Australia have a range of undergraduate and postgraduate study programs. Visit our Study Programs page for a list of popular study programs.


Australia is a very popular study destination and attracts the third highest number of international students in the world. To find out Why Study in Australia, visit our Why Study In Australia page.


New Zealand qualifications are well regarded internationally and New Zealand provides tranquil, peaceful and welcoming environment to study in. To find out why study in New Zealand, visit our Why Study In New Zealand Page.


After completing New Zealand qualifications at Level 4 or above, international students can work for 1 to 3 years and may also qualify to apply for resident visa. Check out our Post Study Work Visa page for more details.


Temporary Graduate Visa allows international students who have recently completed degree, diploma or trade qualifications to work in Australia for 18 months to 4 years and may also qualify to apply for permanent resident visa. Visit our Temporary Graduate Visa page for more details.

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