Education System in New Zealand

auckland-university-of-tech In recent times New Zealand has been emerged as a global destination for quality education and it has gained a global reputation as a quality education provider during the last decade. New Zealand is now among the leaders of global education providers with its state of the art education system and advanced learning facilities. It has a multicultural community and students from all over the world such as from UK, USA, India, Philippines, and other European and Asian countries are coming here for higher education.

The major universities in New Zealand are Auckland University of Technology; Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT); Lincoln University; Massey University; New Zealand International Campus (Wellington); University of Auckland;  University of Canterbury; University of Otago; University of Waikato and Victoria University of Wellington.

All of them encourage international students to apply for different courses such as diploma and post graduate diploma courses, certificate courses, bachelors and masters courses, doctorate programmes and so on. They provide excellent learning and accommodation facilities also for international student community. As far as living costs are concerned, international students should have a fund of NZ$9,000 to $10,000 per year towards the costs of accommodation, food, travel, textbooks, entertainment and other miscellaneous expenses.

Major colleges of education in New Zealand are Auckland College of Education; Christchurch College of Education; Dunedin College of Education; Institute of Applied Learning; Knowledge Engineering and Discovery Research Institute; Waikato Institute of Technology; Wellington College of Education; Wellington Institute of Technology and Whitireia Polytechnic.

If you want to know more about New Zealand education system you can approach New Zealand Education Centres located within the New Zealand Embassy of your country or you can visit New Zealand Education website You may also contact Education New Zealand (ENZ), an organisation engaged in the promotion of New Zealand Educational services to global student community.


  • Alana

    EIT isn’t a university. It is a polytech