New Zealand has an international reputation as a provider of quality education. It has a progressive education system with many state of the art facilities. It offers a safe learning environment with excellent study opportunities and support services for international students.
New Zealand produces top graduates who can take their place with confidence in the international arena in many disciplines. Sir Ernest Rutherford, who first split the atom, and Dr Bryan Barrett-Boyes, prominent international heart surgeon, are two examples of the caliber of New Zealand graduates.
According to Global Peace Index (GPI), New Zealand is rated the most peaceful country in the world. New Zealand has received No.1 ranking on GPI for two consecutive years.
According to NatWest International Personal Banking Quality of Life Index, New Zealand is ranked as a good place to live, work, and study. It was ranked highly on the basis that it has an affordable cost of living that offers residents a high standard of living.