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Study with New Zealand

New Zealand's world-renowned education system supports students to solve problems, think critically and creatively.

A New Zealand education presents unique growth opportunities for every student. Our unique teaching style helps students to process information and collaborate with others.


From high school to tertiary level, New Zealand's future-focused education prepares students for the future with skills to last a lifetime.


New Zealand's unique cultural value of kaitiakitanga - care for the world around us and for future generations - influences our education system.

New Zealand is the #1 English-speaking country for preparing students for the future.

All New Zealand universities are ranked in the top 3% of universities worldwide. 

Video Case Studies

I am Mohammed

I am a student

I am from Saudi Arabia

I'm studying English at NMIT in Nelson.

Next, I'm going to Palmerston North to study Aviation.


New Zealand really welcomes people from other cultures. There are students at NMIT from lots of different places, even the Middle East. Learning English here is great, it’s all around you!

Reasons to choose New Zealand

A New Zealand education prepares students with real-world skills that last a lifetime. New Zealand's globally-recognised qualifications and future-focused study options enable students to thrive.

Whether you're a parent looking for the right opportunity for your child, or a student considering new Zealand, learn more about even more reasons to choose a New Zealand education.


New ways of learning with New Zealand

New Zealand offers a range of flexible study options for learners to choose from. Enjoy the convenience of studying locally with a Global Pathways course, or study online with leading institutions. Explore the full range of options and begin your New Zealand education journey. 


Understanding New Zealand's education system

Students of a New Zealand education system are supported to solve problems, process information, collaborate and innovate.
Whichever level you're studying at, New Zealand offers a high-quality education that will help you achieve your goals. 


Articles & resources

Top stories for studying in New Zealand

International Education Strategy
2018 – 2030

The New Zealand International Education Strategy, released in August 2018, sets a path for the future of our international education sector.


The International Education Strategy has been developed by Government in consultation with international education stakeholders including education providers, international and domestic students, peak bodies and community groups.


The vision is for international education to contribute to a thriving and globally connected New Zealand through world-class education.


The International Education Strategy sets out three goals and key actions for government agencies to give effect to the Strategy, as well as measures and indicators for success.

Watch what delegates at NZIEC had to say about the new International Education Strategy 2018-2030.


Who we are

Education New Zealand

Education New Zealand Manapou ki te Ao is New Zealand’s government agency responsible for ensuring international education benefits New Zealand socially, culturally and economically.