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New Zealand education sees growth in high-quality Indian students

Education New Zealand (ENZ) is welcoming more high-quality Indian students who are pursuing higher level qualifications in New Zealand. New Zealand institutions are investing to attract Indian students to study in New Zealand, with enrolments at New Zealand universities rising by 53 per cent so far in 2017. To encourage the best students from India to come to New Zealand, ENZ is announcing several initiatives focussed on specialist subject areas, scholarships, and short-term internships, to name a few. India remains New Zealand’s second largest market, as Indian students are...

Drop in New Zealand Visa grant to Indian students

According to 2016 reports of Immigration New Zealand (INZ), the country has refuse visa applications of Indian students. Out of the total number of foreign students applying for a visa to study higher studies in New Zealand, the rejection of Visas faced by Indian students have witnessed a fall of 20 %. As per the data, the number of Visa applications received in 2015 was around 61,500 which have gone down approximately to 50,200 in 2016 which marks a decrease of almost 11,000 applications. Only 37,600 Visas were permitted in 2016 observing a slump down of 5,700 from 2015. India managed...

Indian student numbers joining New Zealand institutes shoot up by 67%

The number of Indian students joining New Zealand institutes shot up by 67% in the 2014 academic year, according to latest data. Indian students have contributed to more than 50% of the rise in international students in the country. As per the data, over 20,000 Indian students pursued academics at New Zealand institutes in 2014. The upward trend continued in 2015 with a 22% rise year to date in the overall number of student visas issued to Indian nationals. New Zealand has received tremendous response from the Indian market, as indicated by a whopping growth of 1,200%-plus ...

Indian students push up migrant numbers in New Zealand to record high

Indian students have pushed up migrant numbers in New Zealand (NZ) to a record high, as per data from the government statistics agency. Infact students hailing from India as well as China contributed to New Zealand’s 11 th straight month of impressive annual net gains coming from migration, with more arrivals compared to departures, in June. According to data provided by the Statistics New Zealand, last month the country’s net gain was 4,800 migrants, which makes the annual net gain during the year ending June a whopping 58,300. The data further states that long-term...

Toi Whakaari announce a new scholarship Fame Trust Award for 2015

Toi Whakaari: NZ Drama School, a Wellington, New Zealand based institute is now offering a new scholarships for the students for the year 2015. The institute has now stated that the quality of the candidates for The Museum Art Hotel Scholarship and Bill Guest Award this year was exceptional, and thanks to the generosity of The Fame Trust, they are now able offer students a scholarship for 2015 – the Fame Trust Award. As with their other awards, students are nominated by their peers and staff, and they are seeking the following qualities: ...

Indians occupy second largest foreign student chunk in New Zealand

Students from India occupy the second largest foreign student chunk in New Zealand (NZ) , according to information provided by government officials of NZ. Indians make for 12% of the overall overseas student population in NZ. India happens to be an important export market for NZ and its ties with India and other countries will determine its future economic progress, the officials added. During the last decade, the number of Indian students pursuing education in NZ has increased by 700% (over 10,000 students).  The first-time student visas which were issued to Indians to pursue...

New Zealand gains popularity among Indian students for higher studies

The island country New Zealand (NZ) has become a sought-after destination for Indian students for higher education, according to NZ government officials. The number of student visas issued for Indian students from January to July, 2014 increased by 83% in comparison with the numbers during the same time period last year, the officials added. As per recent data furnished by the state-operated Education New Zealand (ENZ) department, the first-time student visas which were issued to Indians to pursue their studies in NZ increased by a whopping 123% (or 4,195) from January to July this year....

New Zealand varsity announces scholarship fund for Asian students

The University of Waikato , based in Hamilton, New Zealand (NZ), has announced setting up of a NZ $1 million international scholarship fund for students from Asian countries who pursue their higher studies in NZ. The University of Waikato Excellence Scholarship for Asia has been launched to offer financial support to pre-degree (foundation), undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) students. Scholarships up to an amount of NZ$10,000 will be offered to students from 12 Asian countries. The countries covered under the scheme are India, Indonesia, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, the...

New Zealand to hold education events to woo Indian students

In a bid to woo more Indian students to pursue their higher education in New Zealand , the island country is planning to hold various education related events in India. At present, India is the top growing student market for New Zealand. Education New Zealand , which is the global education promotion agency of the country, will be conducting over ten events in India in April, 2014 , which will highlight the academic opportunities of New Zealand. The events are expected to be hosted in various Indian cities such as Hyderabad, New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Pune,...

Two New Zealand cities in top dozen most liveable places boost appeal

One of the major considerations while choosing a place to study abroad is also the `liveability factor’ of the place and two New Zealand places now figure in the top dozen cities in the world. It was reported that the new rankings in the annual Mercer Quality of Living survey show New Zealand cities Auckland and Wellington listed among the top dozen in the world. According to the reports, the annual ranking of 223 cities from around the world has Auckland rated 3rd and Wellington 12th ‘most liveable cities in the world’. Ziena Jalil, Regional Director for South Asia,...

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