Study and work
  • Working While Studying - Everything You Need To Know

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    16 Jun 2015
    Getting a part time job while you study is not only a great way to increase your pocket money, but your English language skills will improve when used in everyday situations and you’ll also make plenty of new friends. We’ve collected information about working while on a student visa, and have plenty of tips to help you find a job and find the balance between your work hours and your study time.Read More >
  • Making the most of your study opportunity

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    11 Feb 2015
    What a great decision, you’re coming to New Zealand to improve your English skills! It can seem overwhelming at first, but it’s an experience you’ll treasure forever and of course your English will improve so much. Although New Zealand might be new and unfamiliar to you, don’t let your inhibitions hold you back from experiencing a new language, culture and place. This guide will help you to make your time in New Zealand the best and most rewarding it can be....Read More >
  • Work Rights for English Language Students

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    27 Mar 2014
    The Government has announced that English language students choosing New Zealand for their study experience will have the opportunity to work part-time while on a Student Visa of 14 weeks or more. We welcome and are grateful for the new work rights, and we are pleased that it will enable us to broaden the types of market and student that we can cater for. The policy levels the playing field with Australia and we look forward to renewing a healthy rivalry...Read More >
  • NZ Study+Work Website Launch

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    27 Mar 2014
    Immigration New Zealand has launched a new website www.nzstudywork.com. This site is designed specifically for international students who are permitted to work part-time as part of their student visa conditions. Working Holiday Visa holders may also find this site useful for information on the rights of workers in New Zealand. Read More >
  • Changes to Work Rights for English Language Students

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    27 Mar 2014
    As a result of the efforts of many members over many years, we have achieved our first significant victory in the battle for sensible work rights for English language students, as announced in the media release from Hon. Nathan Guy today. The Christchurch earthquakes have created an opportunity for the Government to take a risk in this area that previous governments have been reluctant to take. View the press release from Hon. Nathan Guy, Minister of Immigration For further information and...Read More >