Applying for a student visa in New Zealand gives you access to a wide range of courses designed to fulfil your academic needs and career goals. Ranking 8th in The Learning Curve global education report, the country is home to a number of renowned institutions for higher learning that include universities, polytechnics, and colleges. Whatever your academic interests might be, you can surely find a learning institution that will help you pursue your passion in life in New Zealand.
New Zealand consistently leads world quality of life studies, and offer a great work-life balance. New Zealand’s relaxed pace of life gives you the time to enjoy everything our vibrant modern cities have to offer. Because it’s pretty safe and secure, you and your family can feel free to get out and enjoy everything New Zealand has to offer. You can expect to walk or cycle the streets, play in playgrounds, catch public transport and generally do the things you want to do without fear.
If you complete your course successfully, you automatically get a 12 months ‘Work Permit’ under the student visa policy. In most instances, this permit will be done at your institution itself. This allows you to work full time in any job of your choice. However, if you want to get a New Zealand Permanent Residency (PR), then you have to find a job that is relevant to the course that you have completed. This will immediately give you 2 years’ work permit with all rights like free medical, etc. Upon receiving this 2 years work permit then you can apply for PR and normally will get it within 5-6 months.