Over the years, New Zealand has been emerging as an attractive destination for international students. Attractive not just in terms of the quality of education, but also in natural beauty (Yes, Middle Earth is real!)
Facts About New Zealand
New Zealand is located in the Southwest Pacific Ocean and consists of two main Islands as well as a number of smaller ones.
The principal Islands are the North and South Islands which are separated by the Cook Strait.
New Zealand is in the southern hemisphere, so January and February are the warmest months, Autumn is from March to May, Winter is from June to August, and Spring runs from September to November.
An agricultural wonderland, New Zealand offers pristine farmland and World leading agricultural research and development programs.
It has one of the highest literacy rates in World.
It offers one of the best education systems in the World as school education is free and Universities and training facilities are available to all and are subsidized by cheap government loans to residents.
Excellent health care is available to all New Zealanders and is fully subsidized for children under five years of age.
The public health care system provides World-class care.
It has a diverse multi-cultural population of around 4.5 million people.