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'How to decide where to study in New Zealand?' [VIDEO]

Learn how to decide where in New Zealand you should study abroad

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Find out what you need to consider when choosing where to study in New Zealand. We spoke to Shannon from the University of Waikato, New Zealand about essential things international students need to think about when deciding where they will study abroad in New Zealand.


Watch the video below from our Google Hangout with the University of Waikato (there’s also a quick summary after the video).


  • Course suitability – Find out why you should first find a university that best matches your specific study programme requirements
  • Budget — Learn about how you should factor a region’s living costs into your decision
  • Campus location — Learn the difference between city-based and rural campuses, and the different study experiences they offer
  • Recreation — Learn how a campus’ location affects the recreational activities on offer to its students


Useful Links

Find out more about University of Waikato

Student living costs in New Zealand

Applying for a New Zealand student visa

Finding student accommodation in New Zealand

Applying to study in New Zealand

New Zealand's Education System....Simplified


Watch more clips from our Hangout with the University of Waikato:

‘How to apply for financial aid in New Zealand?’

'What accommodation options are there in New Zealand for students?'

'How can international students find accommodation in New Zealand?'

'Can international students work part-time in New Zealand?'

'Why study in New Zealand?’

'What is in the future for New Zealand education?'