International Students


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    Consultation opens on NZ's international education strategy

    *The draft New Zealand International Education Strategy, which sets out the government’s proposed vision, goals and immediate priorities for international education through to 2025, has been released for consultation.*

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    Fee increase likely for Kiwis studying across the ditch

    Proposed changes by the Australian government could see New Zealand citizens studying at an Australian university being charged the full-fee rate, breaking the long-standing reciprocal arrangement between the two countries that allows students to study in each other's universities at the domestic fee rate.

September 2017

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October 2015

May 2014

July 2013

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    The dollar sign above every international student

    International student numbers may be down, but educational diplomacy, along with other initiatives to provide a more transparent system for overseas students are in full swing as the Government strives to double New Zealand’s export education industry by 2025.

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    The big wide world – but at what cost?

    Concerns over health and safety, increasing inequality between and within schools, financial pressure on parents, and difficulty with fundraising all create hurdles for the overseas school trip. However, many schools believe these obstacles should not stand in the way of offering their students the chance to experience the world.

December 2012

  • Paving the way for future growth

    The New Zealand International Education Conference 2012 provided the perfect opportunity to take stock of what has been accomplished and what lies ahead for New Zealand’s $2.7 billion dollar international education industry.

September 2012

  • Taking the international school path

    New Zealander, Justin Hardman, attended Hong Kong International School and now works there. He reflects on the international school system.

  • An international education

    JUDE BARBACK looks at some of the pros and cons of international schools.

  • PTEs and the Watchdog

    Private training establishments catering for international students have rarely strayed from the media spotlight in recent years as concerns over corrupt and ill-equipped institutions continue to grow.

  • ENZ’s bold new plans

    Education Review asks Education New Zealand CEO GRANT McPHERSON how the new government agency plans to achieve its international education targets.

December 2011

  • Preparing global citizens

    New Zealand schools can learn from the success of Hutt International Boys’ School’s internationalisation programme. Education Review talks to DEAN RABBITT.

  • Export education is finally centre stage

    MICHELLE WAITZMAN looks at how the new Crown agency dedicated to export education came to fruition and what it aims to achieve.

  • Global Plus

    Education Review talks to a school, a university, an ITP and a PTE about the benefits international students bring to their institution.

  • Tightening the rules

    Education Review considers the recent immigration changes aimed at strengthening export education.

June 2010

  • Teach International

    This hugely successful title is an unparalleled source of the most recent global education leads, contributions and guidance to inform educators about their directions for 2011!

  • Volcanoes and law take students offshore

    Benefactor expects postgrad students to bring it all back homeWilliam Georgetti wanted the “best brains available” to benefit from the trust established after his death in 1943.

  • Foreign dollars fund Kiwi students

    GEOFF VAUSE crunches the numbers and checks the politics of offshore education cash

  • Vital links in competing for students

    MICHELLE WAITZMAN of Education New Zealand discusses the importance of strong relationships with international education agents

  • Safety in the city

    An international student safety DVD was launched recently by the Auckland City Council.

  • Australian enrolments plummet

    Media reports are tracking the impact of tightened immigration rules on international enrolments

  • Private providers need to step up

    GEOFF VAUSE notes some of the initiatives coming from government, and underlines the need for the whole export education sector to build on the achievements

  • Export education ready to graduate

    ROB STEVENS writes on the strides New Zealand has made in welcoming international students