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Are you planning to study in New Zealand? If so, let’s understand why! This country really has it all: noble universities, high quality of life, diverse communities, vibrant cities, beautiful landscapes and invincible outdoor activities, all in one small space.
Cities like Auckland and Wellington have a plethora of cultural activities, while outdoor enthusiasts will find beautiful scenery such as snow, mountains, rainforests and of course many beaches.
There are eight universities in New Zealand, all of which are listed in the QS® 2019 global university ranking. This is especially impressive when you consider that the country has only about 4.7 million people.
In addition, New Zealand’s higher education system consists of 18 technology and professional institutes offering professional courses of various distances and levels with an emphasis on practical skills and hands-on experience.
The New Zealand Qualifications Framework (NZQF) is critical to New Zealand’s higher education system and ensures compliance with quality standards. Many students will be happy to know that classes in New Zealand are small, which means that you can expect good teacher-student interaction.
The state’s higher education system is ranked 16th in the world in QS rating of the strength of the higher education system in 2018.
Auckland University is the largest and highest quality university in New Zealand. According to the QS 2019 World University Rankings, it is currently ranked 85th in the world. Founded in 1883, it was a faculty of the University of New Zealand before disbanding in 1961. The university consists of eight colleges and six campuses and currently has more than 40,000 students. It is located in Auckland, New Zealand’s largest city, making it an attractive option for many students around the world.
Waikato University is ranked 274th in the world in 2019, 18 more than last year. It is one of New Zealand’s youngest universities, founded in 1964 and located in the cities of Hamilton and Tauranga in the North Island. The university has an estimated 12,300 students and is among the top 350 in the 2019 QS World University rankings with nine subjects.