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Student Visa

New Zealand qualifications are recognised and respected around the world. Apart from the high quality of the New Zealand education system, the thriving New Zealand economy and the strong job market, New Zealand has a unique and spectacular countryside, from rolling green hills to golden sand beaches then lush rainforests and snowy mountains, all within a few hours drive from the eight institutions that make up the New Zealand university system. International students are welcomed by New Zealand society, both for the cultural diversity they bring and their contribution to the economy.

The New Zealand university system is research-based, as it is historically based on the British higher education model. This means there are a number of similarities between the 2 systems, and Students applying for jobs in the UK with a degree obtained from New Zealand University are highly sought after by UK employers.

If you’re planning to study here full time in New Zealand for more than three months you’ll need a student visa. The student visa requirements are (among other things):

If you are studying in New Zealand, you may be allowed to work for up to 20 hours each week and full-time during all scheduled vacations and/or during the summer vacation period.

Choosing the best course and visa now can affect your future possibilities for permanent visas. Using a qualified and experienced professional licenced immigration adviser ensures that you understand the long term impact of your planned study and gives you the best opportunity to meet your long term goals.

To find out which visa/study option is the right one for your individual circumstances, please fill out our free Assessment Questionnaire form online OR download the pdf and email/fax it back to us.

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Our advice is provided free of charge and without any obligation on your part.  


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