If you plan to study in New Zealand, there's no doubt you'll have lots of questions where your finances are concerned. For instance, you might want to know how to open a bank account in New Zealand, what's the cost of living, and so on. . . . more
Key trends: From January to April 2013, the international education key trends were:
Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics (ITPs) and Universities experienced growth of 3% and 2% respectively.
Demand for science, technology, engineering and mathematic (STEM) subjects are increasing, in line with global demand trends. STEM enrolments increased 4% in Univers . . . more
The 2012 Export Education Levy data contained mixed news across sectors, and from some of our key international markets. While the number of international student enrolments is down overall, importantly the value of the industry, as measured by international fees earned, has increased by 2 percent and this is a significant result.
Education New Zealand is committed to working with each sec . . . more
India As a Source of International Students.
India is an increasingly important market for New Zealand education providers, particularly those which provide vocational education services. Enrolment levels have rapidly increased since 2006. Demographic trends and domestic tertiary education participation levels indicate that there are very strong prospects to further expand enrolments from . . . more
Schools? Provisions for International Students (September 2012) 06/09/2012
Strategic environment for international education in New Zealand
International education is important to New Zealand, both socially and economically. The education of international students in New Zealand benefits the New Zealand economy and New Zealand?s relationships with other countries. In the school sec . . . more
Immigration health screening changes
The Minister of Immigration announced on 2 April 2012 that changes are being made to immigration health screening in late July 2012. The details of the changes are still being developed and more information will be made available closer to the implementation of these changes.
Immigration New Zealand (INZ) will be implementing the following changes.
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The Performance of your Education Provider There has been much discussion around the importance of New Zealand delivering quality education to International students. Recently there has been a tightening up where providers are not having a high enough success rate. Some institutions have been criticised for the lack of depth they have to their courses and whether it provides the quality of . . . more
Changes to Visa Rules for Group Students
Minister Joyce recently approved an amendment to the Group Student definition in the Code of Practice for the Pastoral Care of International Students (the Code). The change effectively meansthat group Students no longer need to apply for a group visa from Immigration New Zealand to be treated as Group Students under the Code. They can . . . more
What are a school responsibilities surrounding the enrolment of international students?
You should be guided by the International Education material on the Ministry of Education website.
The enrolment of international students in a New Zealand State school is governed by Part 1 and Part 18A of the Education Act and associated regulations. Schools that provide tuition to international students . . . more
Settlement Support New Zealand (SSNZ)SSNZ is an Immigration New Zealand initiative of 18 offices, providing a clear point of contact for new migrants in local areas around New Zealand.
?SSNZ provides a clear point of contact for local information and services useful to new migrants in each local area. ?SSNZ is provided in by a local organisation - often your local Council or an NGO speciali . . . more