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STUDY IN DREAM LAND: STUDY IN NEW ZEALAND FOR PAKISTANI STUDENTS
All you need to know about study in New Zealand for Pakistani students or as an international student
INTRODUCTION TO NEW ZEALAND
The beautiful country New Zealand is one of the beautiful and clean place on earth. The two islands of New Zealand are sparkling in the south-western Pacific Ocean. The land of volcanoes and glaciers, New Zealand is consists of 268,021 square km. its population is 4.596 million. English is the official language of New Zealand. Maori and New Zealand Sign languages are also its official languages but spoken by very less population in the country. English language is widely spoken in the country and used for teaching in higher education institutions of country. New Zealand Dollar is used as currency and economy of New Zealand is very strong.
TOURIST ATTRACTION IN NEW ZEALAND
New Zealand has lots of attraction for tourists. It may be called the land of nature. The cold glaciers, volcanoes, beautiful islands, pure natural sceneries and lots more. There are lot of outdoor and healthy activities for tourists. You can enjoy much in the clean atmosphere of New Zealand. The beautiful Fiordland National Park is surrounded by glaciers, situated in South Island. The beautiful lake in the park mesmerizes the tourists. The bay of island in north Island is also a place to visit. It is three hour drive from Auckland city. The beauty of this place never let you come back.
If you are in Queenstown then believe us that you have lot to do for enjoyment. It is home of outdoor activities. You can enjoy jet boating, paragliding, bungee jumping, white water rafting, mountain biking, rock climbing, and downhill skiing etc.
If you go North Island by any chance then PakStudyAbroad.com suggests you that don’t miss to visit Lake Taupo the largest New Zealand’s Lake. And Tongariro National Park is also place to visit. It is one of the oldest national parks in the world. Rotorua is also interesting place in North Island. It has boiling mud pools, hissing geysers and volcanic craters etc. You can never find a place like this anywhere in the world. With these spots you can also visit Fox Glacier and Josef Glacier, Abel Tasman National Park, Abel Tasman Coast Track, Aoraki / Mount Cook National Park, Napier Hawke’s Bay, Coromendel Peninsula and coastal village of Kaikoura etc. There are plenty of more places to visit, so just go New Zealand and study the nature closely.
WHY PAKISTANI STUDENTS SHOULD STUDY IN NEW ZEALAND?
The higher education institutions of New Zealand are most reputed in the world. New Zealand has eight world class universities which offer the high quality education to the students all over the world. The names of these reputed universities are as follow:
- Auckland University of Technology.
- Lincoln University.
- Massey University.
- University of Auckland.
- University of Canterbury.
- University of Otago.
- University of Waikato.
- Victoria University of Wellington.
These universities are educating 177000 students every year. The state universities of New Zealand are partly funded by state. Almost 40 % of their budget is provided by government annually. And remaining 60 % is recovered by fees and by research facilities providing to researcher.
IMPORTANCE OF RESEARCH IN NEW ZEALAND’S EDUCATION SYSTEM
The education in New Zealand is totally research based. The universities are advised by government to give the students research based education. The government made education Act (section 162) which says that “the research and teaching functions of universities are required to be closely interdependent and they are expected to meet international standards of research”.
The universities of New Zealand are playing vital role in the research and development of the country. So if you are fond of research work and have some research in your field then PakStudyAbroad.com advise you to go New Zealand, there you will be helped by world top class researchers and they will give you healthy environment of research.
APPLYING TO UNIVERSITIES IN NEW ZEALAND
Prestigious universities of New Zealand always welcome the Pakistani / international students. So use the forum of PakStudyAbroad.com and check your chances in higher education institutions of New Zealand. Normally the academic year starts in March and closes in November. Some courses in different institutions start in July, so check the commencement date of your desired study program from the official website of university. There are two semesters held in a year. But Victoria University of Wellington offer trimester means three semesters.
English language is used as teaching language in most of the higher education institutions. Pakistani / international students are required to present English language proficiency certificate like IELTS (international English Language Testing System) and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) etc. students need to apply directly in their desired university. Admission requirements and deadlines for admission are different from one university to other university. So we advised you to go the official website of the university and check the admission requirements and deadline for admission. Students who get admission successfully and paid the fees are issued “confirmed offer of place” letter by university. By presented this letter in embassy you are granted a student visa. Following are some general admission requirements for admission in higher education institutions of New Zealand, PakStudyAbroad.com gathered this information from official resources and made it easy to understand for you. We always advise you to visit official source before applying to the admission and student visa.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR PAKISTANI / INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
BACHELOR’S DEGREE PROGRAM:
- Higher secondary school leaving certificate/Intermediate + 1 year university education OR
- Secondary school certificate from New Zealand’s Secondary School OR
- Student need to complete foundation program at university in New Zealand.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY CERTIFICATE
Students need to provide English language proficiency certificate to take admission in graduate and post graduate study program. IELTS (international English Language Testing System) and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) are accepted with specific grades.
IELTS (International English Language Testing System):
For Graduate Program 6 Bands required.
For Post Graduate Program 6.5 Bands required.
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language):
For Graduate Program 79 TO 80 scores (IBT) required.
For Post Graduate Program 90 to 100 scores (IBT) required.
FEE AND FUNDING IN NEW ZEALAND
The tuition fees of higher education institutions are varying from university to university and course to course. Students should go to official website of university to check the exact fee of their selected course. PakStudyAbroad.com is giving you some average fee approximately.
FOR DIPLOMAS / CERTIFICATES
The tuition fees of higher education institutions are rather high then most of universities of Europe. But if we compare these fees with quality of education in New Zealand then these fees are justifiable. Average fee for two years diploma is charged $ 18500 and for one year diploma you need to pay $ 12425.
BACHELOR’S DEGREE PROGRAMS
If you wish to take admission in bachelor’s degree program in higher education institution of New Zealand then you can be charged $ 22000 to $ 32000 per year. Subject like arts and social sciences are charged less fee and veterinary sciences, medicine, dentistry and science subjects are charged high fees. A Bachelor’s Degree Programs normally consists of three year.
POSTGRADUATE / MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMS
Students of post graduate degree program are charged $ 26000 to $ 37000 per year. The higher fees are charged for subjects like veterinary sciences, medicine, dentistry and science subjects and arts subjects are charged lower fees. A Master’s Degree Program consists of 18 months to 24 months.
DOCTORAL (PhD) PROGRAMS
Fees of doctoral degree programs are rather less than other study programs. A PhD student is charged $ 6500 to $ 9000 per year.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE COURSES
Want to improve your English language skills, just go New Zealand and learn English language from world’s best language teachers. General English course fee is charge $ 300 per week. But if you are interested in Cambridge English exam course then you will be charged $ 5100 for 12 weeks.
SCHOLARSHIPS OPPORTUNITIES FOR PAKISTANI STUDENTS IN NEW ZEALAND
Want to go New Zealand for study in world class universities and don’t have enough financial resources? Don’t worry PakStudyAbroad.com have solution for your financial problem. If you are an intelligent student with good academic record then believe us that there are lots of scholarships are waiting for you in New Zealand. These scholarships are awarded by government, charitable organizations, individuals and universities. These scholarships are awarded for all study programs like bachelor’s degree programs, master’s degree programs and doctoral researchers. So if you cannot support yourself completely then getting scholarship is good option then searching part time job. It will save your time and you can focus on your studies properly. If you are interested to apply for scholarship then go to official website of university and there you will be guided about your all options of scholarships according to your nationality and study program. In near future pakstudyabroad.com will give detail scholarships information and guideline on study in New Zealand page. Please keep visiting us, follow us on social media and subscribe to our newsletter. We update almost every day.
ACCOMMODATION IN NEW ZEALAND
In New Zealand you have different option of residence like other student cities of the world. Every residence option has different price. You can choose the residence option according to you financial status. You can live in Hall of residence (hostel), rent your private room or flat, rent an apartment or flat in sharing with other students or live as paying guest with some local family. The rent of all residence options is different.
HALL OF RESIDENCE (HOSTEL)
Normally hostel or dormitory is good option for students. By living in hostel you have chance to live a walk away from your campus. So it reduces your travelling time and money. The hostels of higher education institutions of New Zealand have good quality single room or double room (room for two people), these rooms are fully furnished with shared dining hall, lounge and laundry. Some private student hostels are also available in student cities of New Zealand.
Students can rent their own room, flat or apartment. Living in private residence gives you complete privacy without and disturbance but it is most expensive way of living. Normally student rent an apartment or flat on sharing basis. They not only share the rent but also share the cost of food. They cook their own food and save money because dining out is much expensive then cooking yourself. So choose the residence according to your pocket. It is already said on the pages of PakStudyAbroad.com that cost of living depends on your living style.
HOME STAY / PAYING GUEST
It is also an economical way of living. You can live with some local family in their house as paying guest. Families keep students as paying guest with them. They provide them a single furnished room and food. By this way of living you can learn local culture and traditions closely and make personal relations in the society of New Zealand. Do mind that people of New Zealand are very open hearten and great hosts.
HOW TO APPLY FOR YOUR STUDENT VISA FOR NEW ZEALAND
Pakistani / international students need a visa to enter in New Zealand. The New Zealand student visa requirements are as follow:
- University’s confirmed offer a place letter / proof (admission confirmation letter).
- Bank statement with sufficient fund to cover university fees and daily living expense and air fare to go back your homeland.
- Passport and 2 photographs (passport size) for paper application form, 1 photograph to apply online.
- Health Insurance.
- Rent deed or hostel confirmation letter for under 18 students.
- Character certificate from Police.
- Medical fitness certificate including screening for tuberculosis.
You can apply with these documents to your nearest embassy of New Zealand. The New Zealand student visa fees are depends on that from where you are applying for visa. New Zealand student visa application form can be downloaded from website of embassy. You need to fill the New Zealand visa application form correctly.
PAKISTANI STUDENTS CAN DO JOB DURING STUDY IN NEW ZEALAND
All students are allowed to work part time jobs during studies. Students are allowed to work 20 hours per week during studies. After semester break or at holidays student can do full time job without working hour limit. Students of Master’s by research and PhD program can do full time job. Doing work with your study is beneficial for you in many ways. You can support yourself during study by doing student jobs. By doing part time job you can cover major portion of your living and studying expenses like accommodation rent, food, travel in city, entertainment, books and notes etc. These jobs will give you work experience also which will help you in your future professional life after study. These jobs can improve your various skills like communication, time management, language proficiency (by discussion with locals), timekeeping and interpersonal skills etc. If you get paid internships then it would be more helpful to you in studies. It will make your CV strong and give you connections in your relevant labor market.
There should be balance between your work hour and study. Keep in mind that your basic purpose to go New Zealand is study. So never let work disturb your study, it can spoil your grades which is not good for any student. There are lot of job available for students in New Zealand. Students normally work at restaurants, hotels, cafes, bars, call centers, newspaper distribution, gas stations, service centers, beauty parlors, hair saloons etc. Higher education institutions sometimes offer part time job to students like tutoring, teaching and some administration work. There is an organization named “student job search” is helping students to search suitable job for them. Students who have already done job in their home country with studies should bring experience certificate from their employer, it can help them to get job in New Zealand easily.
The minimum wage rate is set by government. Students are also given same wage rate. In New Zealand minimum wage rate is $ 14.25 per hour, which is pretty good.
PakStudyAbroad REVIEWS ABOUT STUDY IN NEW ZEALAND FOR PAKISTANI STUDENTS
Beautiful cities, well civilized people, colorful culture, impressive traditions, best education in the world, English speaking country New Zealand is a best place for studies. The true picture of nature, clean air and fresh water, what else a human want? Study in world’s most prestigious higher education institutions from highly professional and qualified faculty is a dream of every student. New Zealand will treat you fairly as you can see the least corrupt country graph. New Zealand is on no. 4 in least corrupt country in the world. There is no language barrier as English is the native language in New Zealand. So you will feel the part of the society from day one. If you get the job after your studies you will be granted the permanent residence permit which leads to the nationality (certain criteria apply, like how much duration you have to do this job, and how much tax you have to pay each year). Go to New Zealand and make your dream true.
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