Canada or New Zealand, which one to choose for higher education and why ?
When we talk about Indian students opting for studying abroad, two most preferred destinations that we will hear about are Canada and New Zealand. But what is it that makes both these locations stand out from the rest? Here, we will throw light on the reasons for choosing these popular study abroad destinations.
To begin with let’s talk about Canada first.
The quality of education imparted by some of the prominent Canadian universities is so good that these are at par with the top notch universities of the USA and the UK. To be more specific about the universities we are talking about, let’s see the list of popular universities in Canada for 2020 (as per the QS World University Rankings):
University of Toronto
University of British Columbia
University of Alberta
Université de Montréal
2.Canada is a safe country, offers cosmopolitan environment and high quality of life
Canada’s crime rate is very low which makes it one of the safest countries in the world. And because more than 120,000 students from across the world opt to study in Canada every year, it offers diversity. And as far as the standard of living is concerned, Global news ranked it on the second number for offering highest quality life.
3.Stands out from the rest for offering research based education
Canadian universities/colleges offer research based studies, hence making the students thoroughly engaged in intriguing projects and experiments while making their concepts all the more clearer.
So… this was all about why Canada is a preferred country for many students. Now, let’s have a look at the reasons that make New Zealand a desirable destination for higher education.
Studying at universities in New Zealand comes with the advantage that most of the degrees and qualification by these universities are not just recognized but also highly regarded by employers across the globe. Now this means that after you acquire the coveted degree from any of the renowned universities of New Zealand, you’ll land a good job.
Top universities for 2020 in New Zealand (as per the QS World University Rankings) include the following:
The University of Auckland
University of Otago
Victoria University of Wellington
University of Canterbury
University of Waikato
2.It is a safe and peaceful country
Like Canada, New Zealand also has a low crime rate. Not just this, but according to the Global Peace Index 2017, New Zealand secured second position for being safest and peaceful country of the world.
3.Offers great part time opportunities
While many countries allow international students to work part time, New Zealand doesn’t just allow but offers ample of opportunities in sectors like banking, finance, retail, hospitality, etc. In other words, the students will not have to struggle for finding a good part-time job as there are plenty of these available.
All in all, both these countries have a lot to offer in terms of higher education in overseas institutes/universities. How to choose one between them, how to make the final call, you ask? Well, to clear your doubt, we’ll give you an idea by making a comparison of the fee structure of the universities from both the countries.
McGill University charges the following for international students for these courses:
Bachelor of Arts NZ$22,960
Bachelor of Commerce NZ$47,229
Bachelor of Engineering NZ$22,796
Bachelor of Nursing NZ$25,132
Bachelor of Software Engineering NZ$41,778
Bachelor of Arts and Science NZ24,104
Bachelor of Social Work NZ$22,796
The University of Auckland charges the following for international students for these courses:
Bachelor of Arts NZ$35,035
Bachelor of Architectural NZ$38,690
Bachelor of Education NZ$30,046
Bachelor of Health Sciences NZ$34,361
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery NZ$77,328
Bachelor of Pharmacy NZ$44,310
Both these countries are almost equally good, but these definitely have some difference in their fee structure and now that you know the difference, choose your study abroad destination wisely. In case you need help, feel free to visit us or contact us at 9899764422.