- WHY STUDY IN NEW-ZELAND
- EDUCATION SYSTEM
- APPLICATION PROCEDURE
- STUDENTS WORK RIGHTS
- SERVICES OFFERED BY PIOUS
- INSTITUTIONS REPRESENTED BY PIOUS OVERSEAS
- POLITICAL MAP OF NEW-ZEALAND
- New Zealand is located in the Southwest Pacific Ocean and consists of two main Islands as well as a number of smaller ones.
- The principal Islands are the North and South Islands which are separated by the Cook Strait.
- New Zealand is in the Southern Hemisphere, so January and February are the warmest months, Autumn is from March to May, .Winter is from June to August, and Spring runs from September to November.
- Capital of New Zealand is Wellington but the most popular and happening city IS Auckland.
- The official languages in use in New Zealand are English and Maori.
- The total population of New Zealand is approximately 4.5 Million while the population of Auckland is 1.4 Million. Hence one third of New Zealand's total population resides in Auckland.
WHY STUDY IN NEW-ZEALAND
British based Education System.
- 1 year Job Search Visa & 2 years Work Visa.
- PR (Permanent Residency) Opportunity.
- New Zealand has an international reputation as
- A provider of quality education.
- Warm and welcoming environment.
- 15 years of education is acceptable in NZ.
- High Quality Living Conditions.
Benefits Of Studying In New zealand
- Globally recognized quality education.
- Affordable Tuition & Living, NZ$ rate in INR is much lower than AUD & other dollars.
- Friendly environment & an English speaking country
- New Zealand is a growing economy offering increasing job opportunities.
- Low unemployment ratio compared to most countries.
- Quick Applications & visa processing.
- Pay College tuition Fees After Receiving AIP Visa Approval
- 20 Hours part time work allowed during studies & full time during summer holidays helping students to cover living cost.
- Students on completion of most courses including 1 year Diploma course are eligible for 1 year job search visa when they can work full time
- Students with full time job offers in relevant area of study may extend their visa by converting it to Work Permit / Permanent Residency depending on their eligibility
- Student partners can accompany on Work Permit and work full time or Visitors category
- Students who are enrolled in NZ with Post Graduate Course (Level 8), their spouse can accompany them on work visas and can work full time.
- Students who are enrolled in NZ with Under Graduate Course (Level 5.5, 6 or 7), their spouse can accompany them on Visitor Visa. If you are enrolled in Masters by research or doctoral degree programmes awarded by a New Zealand tertiary institution, there are no restrictions on the hours you can work.
- There are 8 Universities, 23 Polytechnics or Institutes of Technology (ITPʹS) and 860 Private Training Establishments (PTEʹS) in New Zealand .
- Single Day Balance required & recent funds accepted under F.T.S (Fund Transfer scheme) System
|8||Postgraduate Diplomas and Certificates, Bachelors Degrees with Honors|
|7||Bachelors Degree, Graduate Diplomas and Certificate|
Types of Educational Institutions in New Zealand
- Universities : There are 8 Government‐funded universities providing undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes.
- Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics : A popular option is to study at one of the 16 government funded Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics. They offer a wide variety of programmes which can be both academically and vocationally focused.
- Private Tertiary and Training Establishments : There are a growing number of private tertiary and training providers offering an alternative study option. They offer a range of programmes including professional certificates, diplomas and degrees in a diverse range of subjects including art, the hospitality industry, computer studies, secretarial studies, quality management, ecotourism and others.
Intakes and Deadlines
- There are generally two Intakes in New Zealand: February and July.
- However ITPs and Private Institutes may have different Intakes for different courses. Practically there is an intake every month in some or the other institution resulting in recruitment throughout the year.
- There is no deadline as such in New Zealand but it is recommended to sent applications at least 4 months prior to the start date to avoid end moment troubles.
- For Undergraduate Diploma & Bachelors Degree: 12th with 50% to 70% range.
- For Graduate Diploma, PG Diploma, Masters : Bachelors with 55% and above.
- Undergraduate Diploma, Bachelors Degree & Graduate Diploma: IELTS 6.0 with no bands less then 5.5.
Few Private institutions will accept IELTS 5.5 (5) for specific UG Diplomas.
- Post Graduate Diplomas & Masters : IELTS 6.5 with no band less than 6.0.
- Correct application form.
- A Statement of purpose (for Masters & PG Diploma only).
- 2 Letters of Recommendation (for Masters & PG Diploma only) and Work
- Experience if any.
- IELTS, PTE or TOEFL Score Card.
- Duly attested Degree/Provisional/Completion Certificate and all the Mark sheets of Bachelors.
- Duly attested Passing Certificates & Mark sheets of 12th Std or Intermediate & 10th Std.
- If the 10th or 12th Mark sheet contains only the subject codes, subject key should be mentioned.
- Copy of Passport (1st & last page).
- All the documents should be notarized for the University applications only.
Funds Transfer Scheme
- FTS is an option given to the students who are genuine and do not have funds from the last 6 months in the bank account of the parents.
- The students will need to transfer at least 12 months living expenses to a bank account in NZ, ANZ Bank, in addition to paying the tuition fee for 1 year. The amount deposited in the bank is locked for a period of 12 months and then drip fed to the student on a prearranged basis. The above fund transfer and payment of one year tuition fee is to be done only and after the AIP (Approval in principle) is received.
- The student will get NZ $ 1250 per month for living expenses once in NZ.
How much funds are to be shown for NZ student visa ?
- If the course duration is less than or equal to one academic year, then provide documentary evidence of funds for tuition fee for the entire course duration + NZ$ 15,000 towards living expenses in New Zealand.
- If the duration of course is longer than one academic year then provide documentary evidence of funds for tuition fee for 1 academic year + NZ$ 15,000 per annum towards living expenses in New Zealand + payment plan to show the student has access to funds and has ability to meet the rest of the course cost and living expenses in New Zealand.
Acceptable Evidence Of Fund
- Education Loan Sanction Letter from nationalized or multi nationalized bank.
- Latest Bank account statements for the past 6 months. It should not be more than 1 week old at the time of lodgment of application.
- Fixed Deposits copy and Balance Certificate from Bank.
- PPF/ PF/ GPF Withdraw able amount.
- Post Office Accounts.
- National Saving Certificates.
** Parents and only immediate relatives (blood relations) should ideally sponsor the student.
** The funds should be at least six months old. If recent funds are to be shown then documentary evidence in support of every instance of recent deposits should be provided.
Recent funds are acceptable if visa is applied under the FTS with details of source of funds.
** Evidence of source of income and income to be provided of the student’s financial guarantors and parents.
The guarantor must provide documentary evidence of their identity including date of birth, proof of signature and full contact details including telephone numbers.
STUDENT WORK RIGHTS
- Eligible students can work up to 20 hours in any given week during the academic year.
- Students undertaking a course of 12 months or more may work full‐time during the holidays.
- A partner of an eligible student may apply for a work permit for full time working valid for the duration of the study course, only if the student is an applicant for a full time course of Level 7 in areas as specified in the Long Term Skill Shortage List. However partners of all students on study course of Level 8 and above can work full time without any condition.
- The student after completion of studies in NZ and graduating can hold a 12 months Graduate Job Search visa which enables him to start working in any job (not relevant to qualification also).
- Graduates with Long Term Skilled Job offer that is relevant to their qualification, can apply for a Graduate Work Experience Visa for two years after their 12 months Graduate Job Search Visa is over.
- For Qualifying to Work after studies the student needs to fulfill any one of the following Academic requirements.
- Qualification at Level 7 and above for at least 1 academic year.
- Single qualification of two years at Level 4‐6.
- Two qualifications at Level 4‐6 each requiring at least 1 academic year provided the second qualification is at a higher level than the first (2 years study in New Zealand in total).
Job Search Work Visa
Students who have successfully completed in New Zealand a qualification that would qualify for Graduate Job Search Work Visa have to apply within 3 months after the end date of the student visa for that qualification.
Students will be granted a work visa for a maximum period of 12 months on following conditions:
1. Applicants must provide a completed work visa application form and fee.
2. Evidence that they have successfully completed a qualification in New Zealand that meets the study to work qualification requirements.
3. Evidence that they have a minimum of $4200 in funds available to maintain themselves during their stay in New Zealand. Evidence of an offer of employment is not required
Services Offered By Pious Overseas Education Consultancy
- We provide only government affiliated Universities and college with stronger accreditation.
- We provide wide variety of choice of selection of course ,colleges and universities, also assistance in Application deadlines ,tuition fees , institute codes, address etc...
- We provide sincere efforts to earn scholarship and credits.
- We provide guidance on how to prepare resume, Sop, Interview Preparation, Recommendation letters, Financial requirements i.e. bank statement format, Affidavit of Support , how to get the job. etc
- We provide proper documentation for application to universities and Student Visa.
- Filling and submitting relevant On-line forms/Paper Application
- We provide latest updates on visas and consulate rules.
- We provide accurate information related to finance.
- We provide strong visa interview preparations.
- Assistance in Registration of visa interview date for a candidate.
- One-to one visa interview preparation by expert.
- We specialize in filling visa forms and arranging visa files.
- Assistance in Resettlement.
Note:- Pious Overseas Provides all kind of facilities for students like Finance Assistance, Education Loan, Money Exchange, Issuing of Demand Draft of Tuition Fee, Air Ticket, Air port Pick up, Accommodation etc............ ( All Facility under one roof ).
INSTITUTIONS REPRESENTED BY PIOUS OVERSEAS
|1||University of Canterbury||Christchurch|
|2||Lincoln University||Lincoln, Canterbury|
|3||UNITEC Institute of Technology||Auckland|
|4||Manukau Institute of Technology||Auckland|
|5||Ara Institute of Canterbury formerly (CPIT)||Christchurch|
|6||Whitireia New Zealand, Wellington||Auckland|
|7||Waikato Institute of Technology (WINTEC)||Hamilton|
|8||Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec)||Wellington|
|9||Southern Institute of Technology||Invercargill.|
|10||Otago Polytechnic||Dunedin & Auckland|
|11||Western Institute of Technology at Taranaki (WITT)||New Plymouth|
|12||Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT)||Nelson Marlborough campuses|
|13||Waiariki Bay of Plenty Polytechnic||Rotorua and Tauranga|
|15||UUNZ Institute of Business||Auckland|
|16||Auckland Institute of Studies||Auckland|
|17||New Zealand School of Education (NZSE)||Auckland|
|18||North Shore International Academy||Auckland|
|19||Pacific International Hotel Management School||New Plymouth|
|21||Royal Business School||Auckland & Christchurch|
|22||Auckland Wise Institute. AWI International Education Group||Auckland|
|23||Queens Academic Group (QAC)||Auckland|
|24||National Tertiary Education Consortium (NTEC)||Auckland & Christchurch|
|25||Le Cordon Bleu||Wellington|
|26||Computer Power Plus||Auckland|
|27||Cornell Institute of Business & Technology||Auckland|
|28||International Academy of New Zealand||Auckland|
|29||International College of New Zealand||Auckland|
|30||Imperial College of New Zealand||Auckland|