Australia is continuously ranked as one of the most liveable places in the world, and by studying in Australia, you will receive a degree qualification which is internationally recognized and highly sought after around the world. As an international student, Australian universities will carefully look after you in several detailed aspects to make sure your experience in Australia is good.

Similar to Australia, New Zealand is a unique country, with breath-taking natural scenery and exciting education options. New Zealand is a safe and culturally welcoming community with high-level education standard. These elements make the country one of the most popular destinations for international students pursuing their degrees here. There are 8 universities in New Zealand, and all of them are ranked within the 2018/19 QS World University Ranking top 500. Among these 8 universities, University of Auckland enjoys the highest ranking, which is in 85th place.

Collaboration is the key part of both Australian and New Zealand culture. By studying in these two countries, international students will be given exciting opportunities to join hundreds of thousands of students from Australia, New Zealand and all over the world. The combination of teamwork, shared learning environment and industry focus will provide international students with a leading edge for your further study and career development.

Why study in Australia?

Australia is the 3rd most popular international student destination in the world. 8 out of 100 top universities in the world are Australian. Australia is the 9th in the world in terms of University System Ranking.

Australia is the most liveable country in the world and is a relatively safe country. 5 out of 30 best student cities in the world are in Australia.

More than 200,000,000 Australian Dollars are invested in international scholarships annually.

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Why study in New Zealand?

New Zealand offers World-class education opportunities. There are 8 universities in New Zealand, and all of them are ranked as the top 500 universities according to the QS World University Ranking.

New Zealand offers a  unique approach to education. Students are encouraged to think critically and innovatively in the New Zealand Education system. Offering students with problem-solving skills are one of the biggest advantages whilst studying in this country. Students will have opportunities to transfer the knowledge they learn in class to skills in real life and even the future workplace under the New Zealand Education system.

New Zealand is a beautiful place to live, it is an island located in the Pacific Ocean. The country mainly consists of two islands, which are the North Island and South Island. The closest countries to New Zealand and Australia and the Pacific island nations: Fiji, New Caledonia, and Tonga. New Zealand is continuously ranked as the most beautiful country in the world with its gorgeous scenery

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Language and Currency  in Australia and New Zealand

English is the official language for both Australia and New Zealand. As an international student, you can expect your courses to be taught in English. If your native language is not English, you may have to prove your English ability as one of the university entry requirements.

Australia uses Australian Dollars as their currency and as a general guide, the average international student in Australia spends about AUD 1550 per month on accommodation, food, clothing, telephones, transportation, and other costs. Again, living costs in Australia vary greatly across different cities and regions.

New Zealand uses the New Zealand Dollars (NZD) as their currency. Institutions in New Zealand are allowed to set their own tuition fees. Living costs in New Zealand vary across cities. The average living costs are between 15000 NZD to 27000 NZD per year.

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