Study In New Zealand # University Of Canterbury

University Of Canterbury is the second oldest university in New Zealand. It is also a center of research and academic excellence. Canterbury’s academic program is divided among five colleges and a school of law. It is well known for its engineering courses and and is the one university out of two to provide this major. Also, in addition, it is the only university in New Zealand that offers speech and language therapy and astronomy.

Overview

The university boasts about a number of field stations for study of marine science and geology.There are four libraries on campus each covering different subject areas.

  1. Central Library
  2. Education Library
  3. EPS Library (Engineering and Physical Sciences Library)
  4. Macmillan Brown Library

Location

The University of Canterbury is located on the South Island of New Zealand and is a short bus ride from the city of Christchurch in the province of Canterbury. It is known for its natural beauty and proximity to both mountains and sea, with all the outdoor adventures that await there. It provides rich travel experience, and the travel junkies are sure to love this place.

Campus

The University has a main campus of 76 hectares (190 acres) at Ilam. It also has its own sports ground.Canterbury University has six halls of residence housing around 1800 students.

The six halls of residence are:

  • Bishop Julius Hall
  • Ilam Apartments
  • College House
  • Rochester and Rutherford Hall
  • Sonoda Christchurch Campus
  • University Hall

Traditions

University of Canterbury students association operates on campus and with its own radio station (RDU) and magazine (Canta). The Association also runs two bars and several cafes around campus. The University has over 100 academic, sporting, recreational and cultural societies and clubs and you surely will enjoy them. One major student tradition, the Undie 500, involved an annual car-rally from Christchurch to Dunedin run by ENSOC. The rules required only the use of a road-legal car costing under $500 with a sober driver.

There is much more to the university and you are interested in it, go find if there is course available according to you on its website University Of Canterbury.

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How To Find The Best Country To Study Abroad ?

Studying abroad is one thing, choosing a country to do, is another. Most people often get confused as to which country would be the most suitable for them, to study abroad. If you are also confused about which country to choose, just go on and read more to end up the confusion.

The country you choose depends on the type of educational, cultural, and social experiences you want to have. The best way, would be to answer the following questions –

  1. Is there a country or a particular part of the world that you want to visit?
  2. Do you want to study in a town, city or rural areas?
  3. What qualities do you look for in a ‘comfortable’ living? Which location and what qualities would actually be comfortable for you?
  4. Do you want to experience cultures drastically different from yours or you want to be in places with similar cultures like yours?
  5. What are your professional, academic and personal goals and what countries offer programs most related to your goals?
  6. Is it important for you to be able to travel in surrounding countries, or do you want to live in more of a remote area?

Answering these questions will help you get a better idea of which country would be the most suitable for you. However, if you are even confused after answering these questions, have a look at the list of different countries and pick out the important parts about them. Compare them and then decide.

Remember, no matter which country you choose, if chosen wisely, this experience of would be a life changing one!!

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New Zealand # Economy And Climate

The better the economy of the country, the more are the chances of you getting a job. Even more, to live in a country it is very important that the climate of the country suits you. Let us today, talk about the economy and climate of New Zealand.

ECONOMY

The economy of New Zealand is a market economy that depends greatly on international trade, mainly with Australia, the European Union, the United States, China, South Korea and Japan. The closure agreement with Australia makes its economy closely aligned with the economy of Australia.

New Zealand has a size able service sector accounting for 63% of its GDP growth. It includes, entertainment, the government, telecommunication, mass media, public health, consulting, franchising etc.  The manufacturing sector has shown strong export performance growth, which has encouraged investment and employment growth.

The major capital market is the New Zealand Exchange, known as NZX. The New Zealand dollar is the 10th most traded currency in the world.

Tourism is a fundamental contributor to New Zealand’s economy and way of life.Tourism contributes almost 9% of gross domestic product (GDP) as well as directly and indirectly employing nearly one in ten New Zealanders.

CLIMATE

The climate of New Zealand, is a source of income for many people in New Zealand. It has been named as the Land Of The Long White Cloud. New Zealand has  has mild temperatures, moderately high rainfall, and many hours of sunshine throughout most of the country. Its climate is dominated by two main geographical features — the mountains and the sea.
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IELTS Requirement To Go To New Zealand

IELTS Band 7 Dehradun

IELTS Band 7 Dehradun

New Zealand is fast becoming a favorite choice of people for either study or work purpose. No matter, it is for study or work, you need to give the IELTS exam, to get there. Today let us have a look at what would you require to have, if you want to go to New Zealand, for work.

  1. An IELTS score of overall band 4 (or 3 if you are under the Investor 2). Make sure the certificate is less than two years.
  2. evidence that you have an English speaking background.
  3. evidence that you have been employed in New Zealand for a position that requires you to speak English for at least 12 months.

Other than this, you can even show your competency in English by either of the following ways-

  • your current country of residence.
  • countries you may have lived in before
  • how long you were in each country
  • whether you speak any languages other than English
  • your family’s ability to speak English
  • whether your family members speak any languages other than English
  • your previous or current work and the level of English language skills required, and
  • your qualifications and the level of English language skills they required.

Either ways, you will still be required to provide an IELTS certificate to work in New Zealand. So, what are you waiting for, go prepare for your IELTS, score high and live your dream.

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