College Admission Procedures in New Zealand

Discussion in 'Foreign MBA degree / GMAT discussion' started by Guest, Feb 26, 2007.

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    International students must fulfill all the minimum eligibility conditions and other related New Zealand's admission requirements to get admission in any of the study programs there. Leaving for New Zealand for a full time study experience needs step-by-step planning and a student visa. The procedures should be started well in advance of the commencement of the program. Students must start the procedure by submitting the applications to the concerned university(s) at least two months before the study programs start. After that students are advised to search and identify the scholarships or financial aid schemes and begin the application process to get the financial support they desire to obtain.

    Checking with the nearest Mentor Consultancy is advised for details as scholarship deadlines vary across institutions. Then, students should register for IELTS or TOEFL examination, which are the mandatory entrance tests to seek admission in New Zealand's universities and other Institutions. Students should apply for a student visa at the nearest New Zealand diplomatic mission, after being accepted by an institution for a study program in New Zealand. In order to apply for a student visa, overseas students generally need the following documents:
    A valid passport.
    Documents supporting past educational qualifications.
    Letter of acceptance from the respective New Zealand University or other institution where the student is enrolled.
    Evidence of IELTS or TOEFL score.
    Evidence of adequate funds to cover tuition and living costs of students and their dependents (if any), including return transportation.
    If applicable, a letter from the student's sponsor.
    In some cases, a medical examination by a doctor designated by the New Zealand government may be needed. The immigration officer will provide information about this requirement.

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