English is the predominant language in New Zealand, spoken by 96.1% of the population.
New Zealand has an adult literacy rate of 99%, and over half of the population aged 15 to 29 hold a tertiary qualification. There are five types of government-owned tertiary institutions: universities, colleges of education, polytechnics, specialist colleges, and wānanga, in addition to private training establishments. In the adult population 14.2% have a bachelor’s degree or higher, 30.4% have some form of secondary qualification as their highest qualification and 22.4% have no formal qualification. The OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment ranks New Zealand’s education system as the seventh best in the world, with students performing exceptionally well in reading, mathematics and science.
Why Study In New Zealand
The EducationUniversity of Auckland, University of Otago and University of Waikato are some of the biggest names that you hear in university education system around the world. New Zealand has some of the most reputed names in the university system around the world. So, education wise New Zealand is one of the best country as a study destination.
Work opportunitiesPlenty of working opportunities are present in New Zealand, with 20 hours of weekly work permitted to students during semesters and up to 40hours of working permit during vacations. This makes sure that you save enough for your living and other activities.
Easy getting Visa and residencyGetting a Visa of New Zealand is not so hard unlike other English speaking nation. You will not be rejected for your Visa Straight away, you are given enough time to put your point of view and opinion. Also, it is a country that welcomes immigrant, if you after your studies get a job within 6 months in the same field as you studied, you can also apply for your PR (Permanent Residency)
The people Kiwis, as the New Zealanders are known, are some of the most friendly, exciting, warm, nicest people that you can ever meet in this world. The reception of kiwis is widely known in the world as being one of the best. Kiwis like to travel a lot and they enjoy to meet new people. So, you as an International student are bound to have lots of fun in New Zealand.