How to study and work in New Zealand?
Have you ever thought about studying and working in New Zealand? People forget that this distant country offers excellent possibilities for study and employment. If you have always been keen on what the country is like and what it takes to study and work in kiwi’s country, check out the tips we have separated here in this post!
HOW TO STUDY ENGLISH AND WORK IN NEW ZEALAND?
In order to study and work in New Zealand, you must do a study and work exchange in New Zealand. This will give you a student visa that will provide you with a work permit.
To further clarify any questions you may have about the topic, we have created the following question and answer topics:
HOW LONG IS THE EXCHANGE OF STUDY AND WORK IN NEW ZEALAND?
The duration of the program is according to the exchange student’s wishes, with a minimum of 14 weeks. The most popular duration, however, are 21 and 24 weeks, due to the school promotions that are worth it for this period.
HOW MANY HOURS CAN I WORK DURING THE STUDY IN NEW ZEALAND?
While the student is studying, he is allowed to work 20 hours per week. The consulate can give up to 4 extra (or none) weeks of vacation visas after the end of the course, which the student will not be able to work in if they are taking a General English course.
However, if a student enters a Diploma course, they can earn up to an extra one year of vacation with the full-time work permit.
AM I LEAVING WITH A GUARANTEED JOB ALREADY?
No, the student will be responsible for finding their job. Usually, the time to find a job in New Zealand is around two months, but it varies according to the job search routine.
HOW TO GET A JOB IN NEW ZEALAND?
It is the student who will be responsible for finding their job. Egali’s Auckland office assists the student in creating his resume and offers tips so that he can pursue the job opportunities offered in the country.
Most vacancies are in service areas, and there are many opportunities, especially in tourism areas in cities such as Queens-town and Auckland.
WHAT IS THE MINIMUM WAGE IN NEW ZEALAND?
The minimum wage in New Zealand per hour is NZ $ 17.70. Working 4 hours, five days a week, at the end of the month, you will receive around NZ $ 1,416.00. This amounts to approximately $ 3,693.20!
DO I NEED A VISA TO STUDY AND WORK IN NEW ZEALAND?
Traveling to New Zealand for up to 12 weeks need only take ETA, an electronic authorization. To study and work in New Zealand, you must stay in New Zealand for a minimum of 14 weeks, so you will need to apply for a student visa.
New Zealand student visa is applied online, meaning you do not need to send your passport to the embassy, send a scanned copy of it with other documents.
PROFILE OF STUDENT SEEKING TO STUDY AND WORK IN NEW ZEALAND
The student coming to New Zealand has an independent profile and generally intends to move permanently to the country, a process that is facilitated once the student is already living and working there.
Those who are more concerned with their education are also attracted to the country. As the courses offered are internationally recognized. In addition, diploma courses open doors for top-quality master’s and doctoral programs and further facilitate student’s permanent stay in the country.
TYPES OF STUDY AND WORK IN NEW ZEALAND
In case you are wondering what to study in New Zealand during your study and work, we have 6-course options: General English, Business English,
Check out more information about each of them below:
Focus on preparing students to understand the important aspects of English used in everyday life in different branches of activity. They are divided into pronunciation, speaking, reading, listening skills, writing, and vocabulary.
Ideal for students who want to improve English for business language. The course starts every Monday and includes 20 General English lessons with 5 or 10 lessons from the Business Module classes.
ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC GOALS
The English for Academic Goals course is designed to prepare the student for English used in the academic world. In this program, students are introduced to a new way of teaching, testing, taking notes. The exchange student will also learn the use of academic vocabularies, such as doing research and library skills.
REASONS TO STUDY AND WORK IN NEW ZEALAND
The land of the kiwi bird, Queens-town bungee jump, All Blacks rugby selection, Lord of the Rings locations, and Maori culture is worth every second of the long plane ride. Check out a little more about the destinations Egali offers in New Zealand.
WHAT IS IT LIKE TO study IN WELLINGTON
It is the capital of New Zealand, and this has made the city an important financial and commercial center. Even with every big-city style, Wellington has the charm and warm atmosphere of a small village.
Perhaps this is because the city is surrounded by lush nature and in contact with the strong kiwi cultural heritage. In addition, it is considered the cultural hub of the country because of its museums and film production.
The student who chooses Wellington as a destination will surely be welcomed by the city and will learn a lot from the Maori culture present in the city.
WHAT IS IT LIKE TO STUDY IN AUCKLAND?
Auckland is New Zealand’s largest and best-known city. But make no mistake, the fact that it is a big city does not prevent it from having a great relationship with nature, on the contrary!
Besides being the economic center of the country, Auckland has a large green area. There you will find a lot of cultural diversity, good choices related to sports, cooking, and travel. Not to mention that the city has been elected several times for having one of the best qualities of life in the world.
WHAT IS IT LIKE TO STUDY IN QUEENS-TOWN?
What also makes New Zealand so attractive to young people and nature lovers is the excellent adventure sports options, especially near Queens-town. The small town is elected by many as the most beautiful city in the world.
The title of “World Capital of Extreme Sports” contrasts with the resort city rating. With few cars, the city can be known on foot, and it is hard not to be surprised by the beauty of the place. In winter, the mountains behind the city become New Zealand’s premier ski resort.
If you choose Queens-town as your study destination, you will surely experience many adventures in the city!