The title says it all – New Zealand has been named the top study abroad country in the world according to the new rankings of Educations.com
The 2019 rankings are based on a survey of over 20,000 students from around the world who shared their priorities and concerns when choosing where to study abroad. The factors that students voiced were then combined with data from various external industry reports in order to score and rank 61 countries.
The seven factors that were used for the ranking to name the top study abroad country are:
- To experience a new culture
- To achieve career goals
- To have an adventure
- To make new friends/widen professional network
- To access higher quality teaching
- To study for free
- To attain a visa
New Zealand managed to see off competition from Australia, Canada, and several European nations to claim top spot, the ranking cites the country’s first-class education, as well as the many lifestyle and social opportunities outside the classroom, as defining features.
New Zealand proudly claims the #1 study abroad destination in the world! It has an amazing natural splendor in addition to their remarkable extreme sports and scenic trails.
One of its eight universities –University of Auckland (with 41,866 students)-, it’s in the global top 50 for 18 subjects as of the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018, including archaeology, nursing and business. In New Zealand classes are small, which means you can expect good levels of tutor/student interaction.
Definitely the best destination to study abroad because you will also find fun activities to try, whether you want to ski, sails or skydives! Your adventure starts in New Zealand.
“International students have special considerations when choosing an ideal university and program. We believe that New Zealand universities offer an exceptional environment for students around the world to gain a high-quality education in a country that also has so many incredible cultural opportunities.” Frederik Högenmark CIO EMG Media Group
Whether you want to study an English course, or try one of the most popular vocational, undergraduate o postgraduate courses and if you want to study abroad, we assure you that New Zealand will be your best choice.