Enjoy world-class education and study in New Zealand with a student visa. New Zealand offers an excellent education system, with eight universities in the top 3% internationally.
If you are looking for safe and friendly institutions where you can learn and at the same time enjoy a healthy balance of physical and mental activity, New Zealand is the place. The country is known for its wide-open spaces and conducive learning environments, so you can enjoy learning while admiring beautiful landscapes and making lifelong friends too!
New Zealand has also been ranked the number one English-speaking country for preparing students for the future. So, if you want to become a resourceful and confident young adult ready to take on the world, study in New Zealand!
If you want to learn how you can start your journey as a student, NZ Visa Connections can work with you to choose the best possible student visa that meets your study goals and work towards your future immigration goals!
Types of Student Visas
There is more than one way to obtain a student visa. Let’s look at your possible options below:
International Student Visa
This Student visa option is for first-time offshore students and onshore students continuing their studies.
‘Offshore’ – not currently in New Zealand.
‘Onshore’ – already in New Zealand.
An enormous benefit of this Student visa is that you can work part-time while studying, giving you more financial security. It also allows you to get NZ-based work experience.
The Student Visa is granted for the duration of the study, and you may qualify for an open work visa once you graduate.
For an application, you’ll need to prove to Immigration New Zealand that you have the funds required to support yourself and meet all admission criteria. You need to know why you have selected your course and how it contributes to your long-term career plans.
NZ Visa Connections will help you build a compelling application and tick all the required boxes to be granted an International Student Visa.
Dependent Child Student Visa
Are you moving to New Zealand to study or work and have dependent children under 20 who require primary or secondary education? If so, you can apply for a Dependent Child Student visa for them.
Your children will be treated as domestic students on this visa. You will not be required to pay international tuition fees.
For parent/s on an Accredited Employer work visa, you/they must earn at least $43,322.76 a year for their children to receive a Dependent Child Student visa.
Children over 20 who wish to study in New Zealand or outside of primary or high school must file a separate Student Visa application. See the details above for International Student Visas.
How to get a Student Visa application approval
To succeed with your International Student visa or Dependent Child Student visa application, you must show adequate funds to support yourself or your child. (If you are applying for/as the dependent of a work visa holder.)
You will also need to demonstrate your genuine interest and intentions while studying in New Zealand.
At NZ Visa Connections, we will help you with all Student visa applications and prepare you for a rewarding educational experience here in New Zealand.
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