Study In New Zealand

Why Study in New Zealand?

New Zealand Education

New Zealand education is recognized world over and in fact 8 New Zealand Universities feature in top 3% of World institutes. New Zealand offers a structured education system and modern teaching pedagogy while delivering courses in English Language.

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New Zealand Study Destination

Some facts

New Zealand is admired for its Lifestyle and work life balance. It offers a multi cultural tolerant society with a culture of sharing imbibed strongly in their social fabric.

Students can do part time work to compliment their studies and support their student journey. Students can look forward to personal growth and development in their student journey.

New Zealand Education- Salient Points

  • Modelled on British education system
  • Global recognition as a supplier of quality education
  • Manageable Entry requirements
  • 15 years’ education requirement for Undergraduate admission in NZ
  • Warm and accommodating climate
  • Up to 3 years’ Open work permit after completion of studies.
  • New Zealand PR (Permanent Residency) Pathway

Colleges in New Zealand

New Zealand has seen tremendous growth in private education over the years. Private Colleges in New Zealand provide courses in a wide range of fields like arts, hospitality, Information technology, tourism and more.

There are 8 government-funded New Zealand universities where admission is quite competitive and students aspire to get a spot.

New Zealand education has developed state-supported Technology Institutes and Polytechnics, 16 such institutes have been developed to further higher education. They offer a multitude of courses. Vocational education is also supported in a big way in New Zealand.

Intakes: Typically, there are two intakes in New Zealand: February and July.

However, Technology Institutes and private institutes have several course intakes.

Students practically can get admitted throughout the year given the number of intakes available.

Deadlines: There is no deadline as such in New Zealand, but it is recommended that applications be made at least 5-6 months before the start date to prevent last-minute rush.

New Zealand Study Visa Details

Work Eligibility

Eligible students can work world standard of up to 20 hrs. per week during the academic year and 40 hrs. per week during holidays. Students completing 12 months or more in their course can work full-time during holidays. The student’s spouse is entitled to work full-time for the duration of the course.  

Post-Study Work Visa

Students will obtain a 3-year Open work permit after study completion of Level 7(Bachelors Program). Jobs can be applied in unrelated field too. Whereas if the student has completed a qualification lesser than Level 7 than he/she is eligible for a 1-year Open work permit if studies are completed in Auckland and 2 years if the study is outside of Auckland.

Ideal Applicant

  • 60% in Grade 12 with limited backlogs.
  • IELTS is the English level testing body, IELTS exam desired Score for New Zealand Studies- 6bands each / 6.5 bands overall is a good competitive score. More details below
  • Studies can be financed by immediate family members (Up to two) with verifiable proofs of the accounts including supporting papers.
  • Onus is on the student to provide logical reasoning for the course selection in line with the earlier education and future growth.
  • Both Safety and Character standards are paramount and are to be met as per guidelines outlined in the admission charter.

Study Abroad Application: Team HeadWest

Our Team at Head West is adept at analyzing your New Zealand education path through professional Career Counseling and putting you on track to apply for New Zealand Universities. Choosing foreign education consultant is the most crucial decision which student has to make. As an Overseas consultancy we are in know of the rules and regulations for applying to New Zealand Universities, especially when it comes to application for Top-rated Universities keeping in mind their entry requirements. As study abroad consultants we are your one stop solution to New Zealand education. We as abroad consultancy take an assessment of the student’s background and help build a strong profile for overseas education application and to apply to Top New Zealand Universities.

New Zealand Immigration Ecosystem

Immigration Overview

The New Zealand PR Visa is a point assessment system that grades your age, work experience, qualifications, and job offer.

You must also be 55 or under and meet criteria for English language, fitness, and character. You must score 160 points or more in the EOI pool and send an ITA be invited to apply for the visa.

New Zealand is a prosperous Pacific nation dominated by two social gatherings: European plummet New Zealanders; and Polynesian pilgrims’ family Maori.

Maori New Zealanders make up 15.4% of today’s population. Majority of New Zealanders’, about 75%, live on North Island. Its largest city, Auckland, is also the nation’s largest city, and completely surrounded by water.

You no longer need a work offer or sponsorship to apply for a New Zealand Professional Migration Visa, but if you have a work from a New Zealand employer, you’ll get additional points to your visa application. To apply for this New Zealand Work Visa, you need at least 100 points in the skills test. The New Zealand Qualified Migration Program requires skilled workers in specialized positions to immigrate to New Zealand to help address employment shortages. If you have the in-demand skills, credentials or relevant experience New Zealand needs, you will be eligible to apply for a Skilled Migrant Visa.

The New Zealand PR Visa is a point assessment system that grades your age, work experience, qualifications, and job offer. You must also be 55 or under and meet criteria for English language, fitness, and character. You must score 160 points or more in the EOI pool and send an ITA

Careers in New Zealand

New Zealand is comparatively a young nation and has the dairy farming and meat business at its heart, however there are companies like ANZ Banking Group, Woolworths New Zealand, Mc Donald’s, Westpac New Zealand and many companies which have set up subsidiaries here which are becoming the cornerstone of the economy.


Universities in New Zealand

List of Universities

List of Universities below where we can support the application process.

Victoria University of Wellington
University of Canterbury, Christchurch
University of Waikato, Hamilton
Auckland University of Technology
Lincoln University, Lincoln, Canterbury.
UNITEC Institute of Technology, Auckland
Eastern Institute of Technology, Napier
Manukau Institute of Technology, Auckland
Ara Institute of Canterbury , Christchurch
Otago Polytechnic, Dunedin & Auckland
Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki (WITT), New Plymouth.
TOI-OHOMAI Institute Of Technology
Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT), Nelson & Marlborough campuses
North Tec, Auckland
UUNZ Institute of Business, Auckland
AIS (Auckland Institute of Studies), Auckland
Southern Institute of Technology, Invercargill
Aspire2 International ( National Tertiary Education Consortium (Ntec), Auckland and Queens Academic Group, Auckland)
New Zealand School of Education(NZSE), Auckland
EDENZ College
Pacific International Hotel Management School,(New Plymouth)
Le Cordon Bleu
Computer Power Plus/ Whitecliffe College of Technology & Innovation
Cornell Institute of Business & Technology, Auckland
Taylors College Auckland
Avonmore Tertiary Institute
Media Design School
Navitas- UCIC (University of Cantarbury International College)
Whitecliffe College of Arts And Design
NZ Fashion Tech/ Whitecliffe College of Fashion and Sustainability

IELTS Exam Preparation

IELTS Exam Online

IELTS Exam – Recommended for testing the level of English. IELTS is a joint venture of IELTS IDP and IELTS British Council.

IELTS exam Academic Version, IELTS Exam Components- IELTS Speaking, IELTS Writing Task 1, IELTS Writing Task 2, IELTS Reading and IELTS Listening

PTE Exam has come up in recent times and has been accepted by Select Colleges and Universities worldwide in place of IELTS exam.

HEADWEST has launched IELTS Exam Online classes to support the students Journey. There are 5 IELTS Mock Test inbuilt in the system which are an exact replica of the actual IELTS exam (Computer based version). Students would save on giving multiple IELTS Exam tests. Students get excellent resource for IELTS preparation through the online based IELTS coaching which sets them up for high scores. Head West mentors IELTS aspirants through a technologically superior interface with inbuilt multiple exercises, sectional tests, IELTS Mock tests, Live Class Option.


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Professional Career Counselling

pscychometric assessment

Our career counselors are adept at finding the right career path and then putting you on track with finding the right door to the perfect fit for you.

We use the help of an AI driven career counseling software to do Psychometric Assessment which assesses personality traits, interests, learning styles, motivators and skills to find the ideal career path for our clients. The Psychometric assessment is devised in form of a Career Test or Aptitude test. Then you are scheduled for a 1-2-1 Online Meeting with our Certified Career Analyst who takes inference from your life situation and combines it with the Psychometric testing to come to a final career path selection for you.

We keep having periodical promotional events and offer Free Career Counseling after 12th class at special events. When you are looking for best career counseling service near you, we are available through our professional team of career counselors. We provide career counseling in Delhi, Career counseling in Gurgaon and career counseling online too. We keep bringing out offers for free career tests or free aptitude tests to get initial assessment done for students.

Abroad Student Dashboard

study Abroad Services

Once the counselling is done, you proceed with the Abroad study assessment if you are looking for undergraduate or post graduate programs.

Your Milestone report is generated and the list of Universities as per your profile will automatically come up, you can browse and choose your desired option.

We then follow it up with the admission process for study abroad options for Canada, Australia, New Zealand, UK, USA, Germany, and many other countries. We apply on your behalf and get the University offer letter. We have professional staff to help you with the University application process, drafting winning SOPs, Motivation letters and Visa filing to get you to your dream University.

Students keep track of their Study Abroad applications through smart student dashboard and can visualize the progress of their application. It can be tracked through our portal and student has total view of his application process.

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