Living in New Zealand

New Zealand is a modern English speaking country with an internationally recognised high standard of education. As an international student travelling to New Zealand you will enjoy:

  • A safe environment with a clean diverse countryside and temperate climate.
  • A strong New Zealand economy, with a low level of unemployment and high standard of living.
  • The chance to meet other international students from around the world.
  • The opportunity to experience New Zealand society and culture.

To find out more about why New Zealand is a great place in which to study, visit:

Why come to Wellington?

As the capital city of New Zealand Wellington is at the heart of the country. Voted as coolest little capital in the world Wellington is a small city surrounded by green hills and nestled round the glistening Wellington harbour. As well as being the centre of government Wellington has a reputation for also being the creative capital. It’s a vibrant city to live in offering an amazing array of restaurants, entertainment and outdoor options to suit every interest.

Have a look at the Why Come to Wellington video produced by Grow Wellington for a snapshot of what Wellington has to offer for international students.