Destination - New Zealand


New Zealand falls in the category of the least expensive developed countries. Approximate average annual living expenses will come up to around NZ $ 12,000 to $15,000. This amount includes daily expenses and accommodation expenses. Accommodation options include hostels, dormitories and halls of residence with single and double room facilities. These are cheaper and cost only about NZ $500 to $600 per month, including food. Home stay facilities are also available and these cost about NZ $ 500 to $600 per month. Independent flats/apartments are also popular as accommodation options. You can rent a flat along with a friend; this will only help cut down on expenses.

Living Expenses:

The annual living expenses in New Zealand is about NZ $12,000 - NZ $15,000, which include accommodation as well as other daily expenses such as food and transportation. However, these costs vary according to the lifestyle of the person. New Zealand has the lowest cost of living among most developed countries, thus making it easy for the students to live there and pursue their studies.

Work while you study:

Students are granted permission to work for up to 20 hours a week. Over the holidays, students are allowed work full-time i.e. 40 hours a week. Students in New Zealand have the opportunity to work either on-campus or off-campus as well which allows them opportunity to get more experience and earn more.

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Health Insurance

It is compulsory for students to take out full medical insurance cover. An average medical insurance cover for a single student would cost approximately NZ$500- $600 per year. The Research and International Office holds information on New Zealand medical insurance companies, which can be forwarded on request.