Fact Sheet New Zealand

Capital City: Wellington
Largest City: Auckland
Population: 4,382,853 (BD -162,221,000)
Official Languages: English (96%) and Maori
Currency: New Zealand Dollar (NZD 1= BDT 65.00)
Education System: British
Why study in New Zealand:
Qualifications Globally Recognised, Equally Strong Focus on Academics and Wale fare, “BEST OF BOTH WORLDS” Qualifications & Kiwi Life, English Widely Spoken, Excellent Climate Conditions, Clean, Green & Safe Country.
Intakes: Jan- February, July and sometimes in September.
When to apply: At least Six months priror to class start date.
Institutions: New Zealand has 8 govt. Universities &25 government funded Polytechniques and Institutes of Technology providing Vocational/Under graduate/Post Graduate Programs.
Part Time Work Facility: : 20 hours per week during program and 40 hours during Christmas and New Year Vacation. The minimum wages paid per hour is NZ$ 12.50.
Full Time Work Permit: After Two years of Diploma or one year of Post graduate course.
Opportunity for Permanent Residency: Some of the programs highly recognized for permanent Residency are from engineering/ Business/ Computing/Health Science/Hospitality Background.
Scholarship: Available
Are dependents allowed to come along?: Yes