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'Why study in New Zealand?' [VIDEO]

Find out why you should study abroad in New Zealand

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Learn why New Zealand should be your destination of choice when studying abroad. We spoke to Shannon from the University of Waikato, New Zealand, about why you should choose to 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).


  • Not Australia — Learn how studying in New Zealand is different to studying in Australia
  • Flexible — Learn about New Zealand’s flexible qualification system
  • Good relationships — Find out how students in New Zealand are able to form good relationships with their professors
  • Diverse — learn about New Zealand’s diverse, tolerant society
  • Outdoors — Learn about the exciting outdoor activities available to students in New Zealand


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:

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

'What is there to do for fun in New Zealand?'

'How difficult is it to get a New Zealand student visa?'

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

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

'How to decide where to study in New Zealand?'


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Monica Karpinski received her BA (Media and Communications) and Diploma in Modern Languages (French) from the University of Melbourne, Australia. An art and culture aficionado, in her spare time Monica enjoys film, reading and writing about art.