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

Find out whether international students can work part-time whilst studying abroad in New Zealand

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Learn whether you’re able to work part-time as an international student studying in New Zealand. We spoke to Shannon from the University of Waikato, New Zealand, about the restrictions set by New Zealand student visas and how they impact student’s rights to work whilst they 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).


  • Visa type — Find out how different types of student visas have different work restrictions
  • Length of study — Learn how the length of your study programme impacts your right to work in New Zealand
  • Changes — Learn about the recent changes to work allowances for international students by Immigration New Zealand


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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:

'Why study in New Zealand?’

'When do New Zealand universities conduct admissions interviews?

‘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?'

'Where to see the "real" New Zealand?'