New Zealand's educational institutions are well regarded throughout the world. There is a great range of opportunities available to international students here: quality secondary school education, a well established network of English language schools, and internationally respected and recognised tertiary education providers.
New Zealand offers all levels of education, from certificates to doctoral degrees. Learn about our:
There are opportunities for learning at quality educational institutes in every region of New Zealand. To help you choose which region, which institute and which course is right for you:
Most international students must pay foreign student fees at New Zealand educational institutes. However, some international students are exempt from paying foreign student fees, because they are classed as a domestic student for fee-paying purposes. The Ministry of Education holds a complete list of whom is considered to be a domestic student for the purpose of fee payment and enrolment.
The Ministry of Education operates a Code of Practice that provides a framework for looking after international students. It covers pastoral care, accommodation and the provision of information.