Reasons to Study in New Zealand

New Zealand is one of the world’s best places to live and study. You can discover an internationally renowned education system and unbeatable lifestyle.

New Zealand education quality and standards

Study in New Zealand for a high-quality education and world-class qualifications. The New Zealand government has strong quality assurance systems to ensure high-quality education at all levels of the education system, both public and private.

Living in New Zealand

World-famous for its friendly people, spectacular landscape and relaxed lifestyle, New Zealand is an unbeatable place to live and study. New Zealand’s relaxed pace of life gives you the time to enjoy everything our vibrant modern cities have to offer. Enjoy live music, theatre, film, dance, free festivals or international sports fixtures, or hang out with your new friends at a cafe, restaurant or bar. Most of our cities and towns are relatively small and uncrowded, making your daily commute easier and faster than back home. Wherever you live, you won’t be far from beaches, parks, walking trails and cycle tracks.

Ready for career success

A New Zealand education can give you the qualifications and skills to excel anywhere in the world in your chosen career. Employers around the world welcome graduates of our education system because of their strong academic qualifications, practical skills and ability to think critically and creatively. From the moment they graduate, our graduates are ready to take their place in the global jobs marketplace.

Education System

Students in New Zealand are supported to solve problems, process information, work with others, create and innovate. Whichever level you’re studying at, New Zealand can give you a high-quality education that will enable you to achieve your goals.

Safe and secure city

Wellington is ranked as the 16th best city in the world for safety by the Economist 2017 Safe Cities Index. Wellington also ranks 2nd in the world for personal security.

Compact and walkable city

Le Cordon Bleu is situated right in the heart of the city, while other tertiary providers and schools are an easy 15-30 minute walk away. Traveling around Wellington is very efficient, due to its well-structured public transportation system. Which is why Wellington has the highest public transport use per capita in New Zealand!

Breathtaking views and outdoor spaces

Wellington enjoys over 2100 sunshine hours per year so you can take advantage of the stunning regional parks and 497km of coastline near you. Have breakfast in one of our city's amazing cafes, shop on Lambton Quay or Cuba St, kayak in the harbour, hike in the bush or go for a dip in the ocean.

It's in the middle of Middle Earth

We are the home of New Zealand film, as well as to one of the most significant post-production houses in the world – Park Road Post Production. The Hobbit, Avatar, Lord of the Rings, King Kong, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Man of Steel, X-Men: Last Stand, The Wolverine, The Avengers, Iron Man 3, District 9, Prometheus, Tin Tin plus many more were filmed in Wellington or had visual effects created here.