Five Reasons Why Bhutanese Student Should Consider New Zealand as a Study Destination

New Zealand- The study destination of South Asian students

New Zealand is an island country with a population of 5 million. It is located in the south-western Pacific Ocean and is one of the most popular study destinations for South Asian Students. Over the past years, New Zealand has an escalating number of international students visiting the country.

Are you confused about choosing a better study destination?

Here are five reasons why the Bhutanese students should consider New Zealand.

  • A simple visa application process

New Zealand passport

New Zealand has lenient immigration laws for international students who are wishing to study in the country. If the government doesn’t process a visa, you can directly speak and explain to a visa expert. Bhutanese citizens need a student visa if the study period is more than three months.

After graduation, the New Zealand government offers you an opportunity to live and work in the country. You can work for four years based on your fields of study. Work visa includes;

  • Post- Study work visa

It enables you to search for a job within 12 months in related fields of study.

  • Employer-assisted work visa

It allows you to work in New Zealand for two to three years to gain job experience related to a specific area.

  • The Education System

New Zealand – One of the best country to study abroad

The education system in New Zealand is one of the best in the world, with excellent standards in literacy, mathematics, and sciences. The country’s educational courses are consistently ranked higher in global statistics.  The educational system in New Zealand is increasingly becoming global because of its vast employment markets and professional teaching staff. International students undergo a similar education quality to the United Kingdom (UK) because they follow the same standards.

  • International accredited education

New Zealand – Globally recognized education

All eight universities of New Zealand are ranked higher in QS World and Times Higher Education rankings. Qualifications earned from any of the universities in New Zealand are accredited and considered qualified worldwide. Universities allow fewer students ensuring better interactions with teachers. A curriculum of institutions is well balanced with an equal weightage of theoretical and practical activities.

  • Research-based teaching

Practical education system

The education system in New Zealand is research-based. You learn to deal with different situations in an organized manner and thoughts. You also know how to work independently and as a team at various levels of the organization. After graduation, you will be equipped with creativity and professionalism. 

  • An abundance of job opportunities

The majority of graduated students gets employed

According to Chris Whelan, the executive director of Universities in New Zealand, “97% of graduated students get hired, with 90% of them with jobs relevant to their courses”.

  • Affordable Tuition fee

New Zealand- Affordable study and living cost 

According to FAIRFAX currency exchange, the cost of studying and living in New Zealand is comparatively less than countries like; US, UK, Australia, Singapore, Canada, and Switzerland. MBA and Ph.D. programs in New Zealand are less than many institutions in the world. 

  • Weather

A beautiful landscape in New Zealand

New Zealand is known for its best weather in the world. New Zealand is also called ‘the Land of Long White Clouds.’ Here are the weather conditions of New Zealand in every season;

  • Spring Month (September – November)

the Spring season – Vibrant flower blossoms

Spring month is the best season for New Zealanders. During the spring season, the land of New Zealand experiences life with colorful flower blossoms and waterfalls with fresh spring rains. It is the perfect time to enjoy hiking and traveling. You can engage in swimming, kayaking, fishing, and river rafting. In the spring season, you will see calves, lambs, and daffodils pop up in the green fields giving breath-taking picturesque. The temperature ranges from 4.5 to 18 degrees Celsius.

  • Summer month (December – February)

A hot summer season

Summer in New Zealand is hot without humidity. You can enjoy different festivals like; Christmas, Splore, and many more. New Zealand being an island country, you can enjoy the summer months by doing aquatic activities like kayaking, snorkeling, sailing, or swimming. You can go cycling or motorbiking in Rotorua’s world-famous mountain biking trails with enormous redwood trees with the best scenery. Temperature ranges from 21 to 32 degrees celsius.

  • Autumn (March-May)

Golden leaves of autumn

The weather is excellent in autumn, with leaves changing their color, giving the country vibrant scenic landscapes. You will enjoy the sunny and warm weather with extended daylight. In the North Island, the climate remains warm, but the temperature starts to dip in the south.

  • Winter

The winter Land of New Zealand

In the winter month, New Zealand experiences mild snow with frequent sunny days. The northern island in winter is warmer and wetter. The geography in the south island in winter experiences heavy snowfall. The temperature ranges from 7 – 12 degrees Celsius in most places.

  • Safe and Peaceful country

New Zealand -The world’s second most peaceful country

New Zealand is the world’s second most peaceful country (Global Peace Index, 2020). The country has the least crime and corruption rate in the world. New Zealanders are an open-minded community and believe that they should be free to live their lifestyle as per their choice. The country protects the people with its law; freedom of expression and speech.

New Zealand is a safe and secure country where people have freedom of movement. You are free to enjoy activities like; playing, going out for landscape views, climbing mountains, and discovering beaches.

  • Work while you study.

Work while you study in New Zealand.

International students are allowed to work while studying. In New Zealand, student visas enable full-time students to work up to 20 hours a week during the academic period and 40 hours a week on summer break. Students pursuing a research master’s degree and Ph.D. are allowed to work full time at any job. 


New Zealand is an internationally reputed country for quality education. The finest weather, globally accredited education system and affordable tuition fees make New Zealand one of the world’s most popular study destinations.    I recommend you to consider studying in New Zealand for successful career paths.

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