HAERE MAI KI AOTEAROA - WELCOME TO NEW ZEALAND
New Zealand is a place of natural beauty from the top of the North Island to the bottom of the deep South – mountains, native forests, rugged coastlines, boiling mud pools and geysers – wherever you travel in New Zealand, there is natural wonder to explore around every corner. It is also a land of many cultures, where we honour and embrace our indigenous Māori heritage as well as the diversity of the many people from around the world who call New Zealand home. And let’s not forget our Kiwi ingenuity, our can-do attitude – we are a small nation, but it hasn’t stopped us from standing out on the world stage. New Zealand is bursting with inspiration for your future.
There are a lot of NEW things to learn from this little country of ours and so many NEW experiences waiting for you. Immerse yourself, take a slice of Kiwi culture home with you and achieve great things.
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NEW ZEALAND IS THE #1 ENGLISH-SPEAKING COUNTRY AT PREPARING STUDENTS FOR THE FUTURE — Worldwide Educating for the Future Index
Exchange students visiting New Zealand gain valuable knowledge, experience and life skills, both inside and outside the classroom.
With an international reputation for quality education, New Zealand offers a safe and supportive environment for learning, including international student support, many state-of-the-art facilities and access to exciting technological developments.
After experiencing New Zealand, you will return home as a global citizen with skills essential for navigating today’s diverse world – now that’s something to put on your resume!
Ways to study in New Zealand
The AFS Global Choice programme perfectly complements education in New Zealand because it’s all about CHOICE. Study your way by choosing the school that’s right for you, choose from a vast array of subjects tailored to your education needs and stay in a New Zealand location you would like to explore.
Go on a short-term exchange to Wellington, New Zealand’s cool little capital, and become a Kaitiaki (guardian) of our stunning natural environment.
Ready to study in New Zealand?
Simply contact AFS in your home country or send us an enquiry and we will put you in touch with the right people.